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Your Monthly Texell Member Newsletter

May 2024

IMAGE: Black bar with text Holiday Closings - Texell branches will be closed for the following holidays:

Memorial Day - Monday, May 27
Juneteenth - Wednesday, June 19

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Set Sail with Texell! Get a cruise for two with a new loan!

Pack your bags for the open sea. Texell is offering a limited supply to cruise for two out of Galveston when you open a new loan for $30,000 or more.1

Open a new loan for a vehicle, boat, or RV, and receive two tickets for your next vacation. This offer is sailing away soon, so visit or any Texell branch to get started today.

Start your application

1 While supplies last. With approved credit. No cash value. Minimum loan amount of $30,000 and minimum term of 48-month to qualify for cruise offer. Offer not valid on indirect, mortgage, home equity, land, credit cards, and commercial loans. Cruise certificate will be mailed within 48 business hours of loan closing. Certificate good for 6-day, 5-night cruise on Carnival Cruise Lines for two people in one inside stateroom with a queen or two single beds. Upgrades may be available and are the responsibility of the member. Member responsible for taxes and fees totaling $99 per person or $198 per voucher at the time that cruise is booked. Member responsible for transportation to Galveston, excursions, and gratuities. Certificates valid for two years and fully transferable prior to registration. Texell is not affiliated with Carnival Cruise and not responsible for the terms of the cruise. Loan must be applied for, approved and booked between 4/9/2024 and 6/7/2024 to qualify for offer. Valid only for loans not currently financed at Texell Credit Union. Restrictions apply. Contact Texell Credit Union for complete details.


IMAGE: Teenager sitting at a laptop with text Getting ready for College?

Getting ready for college?

Join us at our free College Prep seminar. We’ve gathered admissions representatives from Texas colleges for a panel discussion to answer all your questions. It’s ideal for all high schoolers and their parents to plan for higher education.
Learn about:
  • How to apply for financial aid programs
  • What students should be doing now to prepare for college
  • When to start applying for college
  • And more!

When: Tuesday, May 7, 2024, from 5:30 – 7:30 p.m.

Where: Hilton Garden Inn, Temple, 1749 Scott Blvd in Temple, TX 76504

Cost: Free – A light meal will be served.

Presented by: Admissions representatives from Temple College, Tarleton State University, Baylor University, and University of Mary Hardin-Baylor are expected to participate in a panel discussion.


IMAGE: John Pegues with son inside trailer with text Business Member Spotlight on Gilded Holster

Born and raised in Salado, TX, John Pegues served eight years in the US Navy before returning to Bell County to open his own business. Gilded Holster is a mobile gun cleaning and engraving service that provides on-site servicing for firearms. To start his business, John reached out to Texell’s commercial team for a loan from the Small Business Administration (SBA).

“I met with a Business Officer, and she was honestly one of the first people from a bank that even wanted to meet,” said John. “She seemed very interested in the idea and was excited about it. That really led me to lean towards Texell solely because of her honesty.” John was also thankful for help from Camille, Commercial Support Specialist, who he said was very good at working with him and helping him understand the process.

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