Del Norte Credit Union Gives Government Furloughed Employees A Taco Tuesday Meal At El Parasol

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Del Norte Credit Union Gives Government Furloughed Employees A Taco Tuesday Meal At El Parasol

DNCU will provide $10 El Parasol Gift Cards to affected Government Employees on January 29 as a way to extend help beyond their membership base.

SANTA FE, New Mexico, January 23, 2019—Del Norte Credit Union (DNCU), Northern New Mexico’s hometown financial cooperative, has been assisting member-owners that are affected by the government shutdown since early January 2019. DNCU has provided personalized financial assistance to dozens of its members by creating flexible payment plans that are customized to meet the needs of every situation. If you are a DNCU member affected by the government shutdown and would like to speak with one of DNCU’s member solutions representatives, please call 505-455-5330 to make an appointment. If you are not a member and need assistance; you can also visit or call 505-455-5228 for more eligibility details on our Government Furlough Assistance Plan.

As a community financial cooperative striving to be the ideal partner for a better future, DNCU believes that providing assistance to the community at large can make a big impact. DNCU decided to go beyond financial assistance to members, by partnering with a locals’ favorite restaurant to provide $10 gift cards for federal government employees affected by the furlough. On January 29th, 2019 between 9am and 12pm, three DNCU locations will offers gift cards for a Taco Tuesday lunch at El Parasol for any federal government employee who has been affected by the government shutdown.

“We understand that these times can be stressful, we’ve heard the stories and want to extend our giving to the communities we serve by being there when it matters most,” says Chuck Valenti, President/CEO of Del Norte Credit Union. “With this small gesture we would simply like to give thanks to the men and women who are either working without pay or are furloughed and brighten up their day a little. A nice meal goes a long way, and here at DNCU we are your friends and neighbors—we love El Parasol tacos and hope you do too!”

Federal employees may visit the DNCU locations at the specified times below on January 29th, 2019 and receive a $10 El Parasol gift card for Taco Tuesday upon presenting a federal government issued ID. Gift cards available while supplies last.

  • 3286 Cerrillos Santa Fe, NM from 9-10am
  • 1216 N. Paseo De Oñate in Española, NM from 11-12pm
  • 1000 Trinity Drive in Los Alamos, NM from 1-2pm

About Del Norte Credit Union

Chartered in 1954, Del Norte Credit Union is dedicated to helping its members achieve their financial goals by being a trusted source of unbiased financial advice. Today DNCU serves more than 50,000 members throughout New Mexico.

About El Parasol

Established in 1958, El Parasol Restaurants are a casual, excellent taste of Northern New Mexico and Mexican traditional favorites. There are six locations across Northern New Mexico that are recognized by locals as “best” in the area. El Parasol has been featured in national publications such as Bon Appetit, Gourmet, New York Times, and Sunset throughout a span of 50 years.