Widget Financial has been helping it's members since the 1930s.

And it keeps growing.

The philosophy of putting the members first is a key focus for all of Widget's 115 employees.

CEO Gail Cook said,"We care about the people who live here in Erie and Crawford County. so we can secure their financial future and help them create dreams."

Widget leaders have also put a premium on new technology.

Cook said,"We offer all the state-of-the-art, on-line banking, mobile deposits, and mobile check deposits."

Right now Widget provides a full range of financial services to 45,000 members, with assets totaling $320 million.

And the credit union is still growing.

Construction is now wrapping up on a 7th full service branch on West 26th and Millfair, replacing a small temporary office, expanding Widget's footprint to western Millcreek and Fairview.