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Anderson Cooper Revealed as First Headliner of the WFCU Credit Union Speaker Series

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For Immediate Release

Tuesday January 8, 2019

Windsor, ON – Today, WFCU Credit Union (WFCU) announces its inaugural speaker, Anderson Cooper, a renowned journalist, television personality and author, as the first headliner of the WFCU Credit Union Speaker Series.

Launching in Spring 2019, the Speaker Series, part of WFCU’s Inspire program which was announced in October of last year, provides opportunities for WFCU Members and the community to attend a variety of shows featuring appearances by renowned personalities who will share unique experiences and perspectives on a variety of topics including entertainment, politics, environment, business and the arts.

WFCU Credit Union will welcome Cooper, anchor of CNN’s Anderson Cooper 360°, a global newscast that goes beyond the headlines with in-depth reporting and investigations, and correspondent for CBS’s 60 Minutes, to the Colosseum at Caesars Windsor on Friday, March 29, 2019.

“In introducing our Speaker Series and bringing renowned, high caliber speakers and personalities to our area we hope to provide our Members and the community with unique opportunities that may otherwise not have been available to them,” stated Eddie Francis, President and CEO of WFCU Credit Union. “Our goal with not only our Speaker Series, but our entire Inspire Program, is to bring the community together through engaging, entertaining and educational opportunities the whole family can enjoy.”

Tickets for Cooper’s show start at $48 Canadian (+taxes and fees) and go on sale at noon at the Box Office and online on Saturday, January 12, 2019. WFCU Credit Union Members will have the privilege of purchasing tickets in advance, beginning January 9, 2019.

“We’re excited to welcome Anderson Cooper to Windsor as the first headliner of WFCU Credit Union’s Speaker Series,” said Marty Gillis, Chair, WFCU Credit Union Board of Directors, adding that he believes the introduction of Cooper illustrates the caliber of not only the Speaker Series but the Inspire program as a whole, and the commitment WFCU has to the community.

For more information about WFCU Credit Union’s Speaker Series and the latest information on all WFCU Credit Union community initiatives please visit

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For more information please contact:

Eddie Francis President & Chief Executive Officer WFCU Credit Union 519.974.3100


WFCU Credit Union has been recognized as a leading, progressive financial institution headquartered in Windsor and Essex County since 1941. Proudly serving Ontario residents, community organizations, small businesses, commercial entities and public institution for over 77 years, WFCU Credit Union is the sixth largest credit union in Ontario, operating nine retail locations and one digital entity, Omnia Direct. Through these service channels, in combination with online and mobile banking, telephone banking and ATM services, WFCU Credit Union has become the financial institution of choice for 43,480 Members across Ontario including 39,310 Personal Members in 19,051 households, 2,783 Businesses and 1,387 Organizations. Currently, WFCU Credit Union has $4.9 Billion in Managed Assets and Member Service Totals of $6.6 Billion. WFCU Credit Union membership is open to anyone who lives and/or works in Ontario. For more information on WFCU Credit Union please visit