The year 2013 marks the 50th Anniversary since the JDF Co-operative Credit Union was incorporated. It was in 1963 that this unique organization set itself a mandate to improve the financial well-being of military and civilian employees of the JDF, as well as their immediate families. Since then, the JDF Credit Union has developed from a small group of 100 members to a leading conglomerate with over 9000 members, boasting an asset-base of over $989M and being two times consecutive winner of the Paul Thompson Credit Union of the Year Award, for credit unions within the medium-sized category.
This important milestone will be commemorated with a number of exciting events throughout the year, initiatedby a 50th Anniversary Launch Event which was held on Wednesday, January 23, 2013, 11:30 a.m. at the Force Conference Room, Up Park Camp. At this event the Credit Union gave an overview of its major achievements, announced important plans and projects, disclosed details of its plans for the Celebration and hear addresses from top leadership within the JDF, the Jamaica Co-operative Credit Union League and the JDF Credit Union.The JDF Credit Union attributes its success to its member-centric approach to service, friendly and professional staff and the appreciation shown by members for its range of superior financial solutions.