Ideal Credit Union - WOODBURY, Minn. - Ideal Credit Union’s popular Community Appreciation Events are going virtual this August, making it super easy to attend. Join Ideal online and on social media starting August 11 for fun, community giveback, and a chance to win cash prizes during all five virtual events, including two daily $500 grand prizes, one $250 grand prize and two $50 Bucky Bear youth prizes! All are welcome to join the fun. Registration is open for all five drawings now through August 7, 2020, at www.idealcu.com/virtualevents. Prize winners will be announced via Facebook Live at 12:30 pm. from the following Ideal CU locations on the following days, plus posted daily on www.idealcu.com: Tuesday, August 11 – Hugo Thursday, August 13 – Eagan Tuesday, August 18 – North St. Paul Wednesday, August 19 – Woodbury Thursday, August 20 – Stillwater Since 2014, the Ideal CU Community Foundation has donated over $16,500 to local area food shelves during these annual events. Recipients have included the Hugo Good Neighbors Food Shelf in Hugo, The Open Door in Eagan, the North St. Paul Area Food Shelf in North St. Paul, the Christian Cupboard in Woodbury, Valley Outreach in Stillwater and Neighbors, Inc., in Inver Grove Heights. “We really enjoy our annual Community Events and didn’t want to miss the opportunity to celebrate 94 years of service and ‘party’ with the folks that made it all happen, our loyal members and our local communities,” said Ideal CU President/CEO Brian Sherrick. “Keeping everyone safe is our number one priority, and by transitioning our Community Appreciation Events to a virtual format, we can still celebrate together without compromising the fun.” Attendees are encouraged to like and follow Ideal CU on Facebook to join in on the fun starting August 11. For complete details and official rules, visit www.idealcu.com/virtualevents. Founded in 1926, Ideal Credit Union is a member owned financial institution that is dedicated to providing financial services driven by a sincere and personal interest in the needs of our employees, members and community. Ideal CU offers a complete range of services, including a full suite of digital banking products, savings, checking, loans, mortgage products, business services, investment services and more. Offices are located in Eagan, Hugo, Inver Grove Heights, North St. Paul, Stillwater and Woodbury. Visit idealcu.com for details and directions. Ideal has been voted “Best Credit Union in the East Metro” four years in a row by readers of the Stillwater Gazette, “Best Credit Union in the Forest Lake Area” by readers of the Forest Lake Times, and was named a 2020 Star Tribune Top Workplace. Equal Housing Lender.