Prestige Program

Prestige Program

Prestige Program
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The Prestige Program is designed to serve the lifestyle and financial needs of our members 55 years and older. You might be over 55, but you've still got a lot of living to do. Spirit of Alaska respects and recognizes your life experiences and wisdom.

All Spirit of Alaska Federal Credit Union members 55 and older are eligible to join Prestige program. See below for more info.

The Prestige Program was developed to provide a social outlet for our senior members and its success depends on your involvement. We need more members, more deposits, and more engagement from you. Please consider bringing a non-member friend.

Upcoming April Event

Shred Day & Website Preview

See Upcoming Events tab for more details

Become a Prestige Member

Once you join, you will receive a free gift at the first event you attend.

  • Be a member of good standing at SoAFCU and over 55 years old
  • Complete and submit the form below, visit any representative at any branch or call 459-5900 and join over the phone.
  • Provide a valid email address upon joining. We communicate about Prestige events through email invitations. You can provide the email of a spouse or friend who can pass the information on to you if you do not maintain your own email address.
  • Add to your safe list, so you never miss an email!

Thanks again for your active and loyal membership with Spirit of Alaska Federal Credit Union. We now have over 800 Prestige members!

Upcoming Events

This May we have two events happening on the same day, May 10th

Quarterly Shred Day

Bring your end of year documents to Shred Day! This quarter we are inviting all of our members 55+ to bring in their shred! Clean out old documents and tax returns you no longer want to store, and rest assured they are destroyed. No cost either; shred is limited to 1 banker box (24 x 15 x 10 ¼ inches) per member.

Date: Wed., April 10th

Location: Any branch

Time: 10am - 6pm

Website Sneak Peek

Sometimes its frustrating when a website changes, and we understand that here at Spirit of Alaska. But, change can be good, and we want to show you all the wonderful features of our redesigned website, and even provide some time to use it yourself!

Any of our members 55+ are invited to this demonstration of the new site. While you are here, enroll in our great Prestige program if you haven't yet!

See our recent News Bites article to find out more about the re-launch.

Date: Wed., April 10th

Location: Johansen Branch

495 Harold Bentley Ave.

Time: 1:00pm - 2:00pm

Anne's Greenhouse

Stay tuned for details on our discount day at Anne's Greenhouse.

Past events from 2017


Shred Day - January 25th

Our quarterly Shred Day from Spirit! Members had the opportunity to let go of old documents, and rest assured they are destroyed. This free shred event was limited to 1 banker box (24 x 15 x 10 ¼ inches) per member. This was a Prestige Member only event.


Meet the Musher's - February 16th

Since the Yukon Quest is finished in Fairbanks, Prestige members were invited to join other members of the community at an autograph session with the Quest mushers. A Spirit of Alaska representative was there with a letter size autograph sheet exclusively for our Prestige members. In addition to providing autograph sheets, we held a raffle of a Yukon Quest street banner.


Ice Alaska Passes Giveaway - week of March 13-17th

Bowl for Kid's Sake

Prestige members were invited to join the Spirit of Alaska FCU Caribou Crushers team during the Bowl for Kids's Sake on March 25th.


Wills & Testaments - April 11th

Members joined Spirit of Alaska and local lawyer Michael Cavalier for an informative interview at the Noel Wien Library on creating Wills and Trusts, along with great Q&A opportunities throughout the interview.

Past events from 2016


Glow Putt Jan 19th, 2016

Prestige members played around in the black light at Glow Putt Alaska. This was a great event for families to come get together in the warmth and play some games. Prestige members received a free round while their families got to play at a reduced price.


Yukon Quest Feb 6th, 2016

We were proud to sponsor this year's Yukon Quest, in response to our involvement we were able to get free VIP passes to our Prestige Members. Everyone was able to go behind the scenes at this year's race and were able to meet the mushers, their brave dogs and the staging area not available to the general public. This was a fantastic time and everyone had a great time at this event.

Casino Night Feb 12th, 2016

Spirit of Alaska FCU was able to team up with Raven Landing for our Casino night. We brought Las Vegas to our little town for an evening of fun. This was a great event for members of our community and meeting new friends to play real casino games. We played Blackjack, Texas Hold 'Em and Roulette with official Las Vegas chips.


Ice Alaska March 19th, 2016

Sponsoring this year's Ice Alaska allowed us to get free entrance tickets to our Prestige members this year for Spirit of Alaska FCU Day. We provided the needed essentials to provide a great time to our members at this year's Ice Alaska. Prestige members enjoyed rides on the train around the park, drinks in the café and were able to enjoy the beauty that the ice sculptures offer each year.


Shred Day April 19th, 2016

Members brought documents to shred onTuesday April 19th to all Spirit of Alaska FCU locations. Each member's shred is limited to 1 banker box (24 x 15 x 10 ¼ inches).


Ann's Greenhouse - May 13th, 2016

Ann's Green Houses invited all Prestige members to receive 10% off all bedding and small potted plants during this special event. The discount applied all day long!


Annual Picnic - June 15th, 2016

Located in the Wilderness Shelter members enjoyed a presentation by Loving Companions Animal Rescue and the Alaska International Senior Games (AISG). Spirit of Alaska also sponsored a round of mini-golf and a train ride around the park. An awesome day for great food and fellowship among members.


GoldPanner Baseball Tickets Giveaway - July 28th, 2016

Prestige members were invited to enjoy a night out of Alaska Goldpanners Baseball. Spirit made available 60 family admission tickets, first come, first serve.


Bingo Ice Cream Social - August 12th, 2016

Spirit of Alaska attempted to partner with the Raven Landing Retirement Community Center to bring Prestige members and the local residents together for a night of fun, but the event was cancelled due to a scheduling conflict.


Antique Auto Museum - September 8th, 2016

Discounted admission to the Antique Auto Museum? Yes! Members only paid $5 to wander through the beautiful antique automobiles and amazing collection of vintage clothing at the Fountainhead Auto Museum.


Shred Day - September 28th

Another Shred Day from Spirit! Members had the opportunity to let go of old documents, and rest assured they are destroyed. This free shred event was limited to 1 banker box (24 x 15 x 10 ¼ inches) per member. This was a Prestige Member only event.


Literacy Council Training - November 8th

Prestige members were invited to take part in an informational meeting about tutor training and volunteer positions at the Literacy Council


Ballroom Dance Lesson and Christmas Party - December 11th

We invited all members 55 and older to join Jerry Blemke, the 4H Dance Club and Spirit of Alaska Prestige members and employees for finger foods and a festive atmosphere at the Pioneer Park Dance Hall. Members were welcome to bring a friend or dance partner to the free event.

RSVP to an event

Let us know you are coming to any of our events by filling out the form below, or contacting Darrell Clark at 907-459-5907 or Kortni Driver at 907-459-5971

Receive a free enrollment gift when you join this prestigious group!

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