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FAIRWINDS Credit Union Helps Members Find Holiday Relief

Orlando, Fla. (November 20, 2009) FAIRWINDS is offering members the opportunity to skip their December loan payment and save money for the holiday season. December payments for auto, personal, RV, and boat loans may be deferred for qualifying members. Members can review the specific program criteria and apply for this offer by visiting through December 31, 2009.

The FAIRWINDS Skip-a-Pay promotion is a unique way for the credit union to help their members benefit from extra savings. "We recognize that many of our members have experienced hardships this year due to the turbulent economy," says Mathy Hogan, Executive Vice President of Lending for FAIRWINDS Credit Union. "We are proud that we are able to offer specials like these to our members in order to help make the holidays more enjoyable for them." The holiday Skip-a-Pay promotion has been offered at FAIRWINDS for several years and continues to be a popular offering from the credit union.

FAIRWINDS Credit Union, headed by President/CEO Larry Tobin, is the largest financial institution based in Central Florida, with assets over $1.5 billion, more than 138,000 members and over 500 employees. The financial cooperative established in 1949 is open to anyone living or working in Orange, Seminole, Volusia, Osceola, Polk, Brevard or Lake counties, including The Villages. Membership also is available to family of members who live outside the seven eligible counties. For more information, visit