Community Events and News to Know

There's a lot going on at KEMBA Financial Credit Union! This hub is where we keep you updated.

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As one of Central Ohio's largest credit unions, we're actively involved in the communities we serve, whether it's a fun social event or a presentation focused on topics related to improving your personal finances.


‘Street team’ helps Columbus’ homeless fight the cold

Dec 22, 2022

We’re excited to share this video about one of our valued community partners that provides basic necessities for the homeless population.


Columbus police and community volunteers deliver Thanksgiving supplies to families in need

November 16, 2022

police and KEMBA volunteers deliver Thanksgiving supplies to families in need

"Columbus Police officers, the Starfish Assignment, and community partners teamed up to donate free holiday meals to hundreds of families in Linden.
Volunteers gathered at Douglas Community Center to pack bags of supplies including, frozen turkeys and side dishes, and then went door-to-door delivering the supplies to families living in the Rosewind Apartments..."

KEMBA Financial Credit Union Awards 300+ Associates Inflation Bonus

Nearly $160,000 was awarded to their Central Ohio workforce

October 14, 2022

"KEMBA Financial Credit Union, a $1.9 billion credit union in Columbus, OH, recently announced a $525 inflation bonus for each of its 304 employees. This comes on the heels of the latest inflation reports as the cost of living continues to increase across the board and the prices of everyday necessities soar..."

Community Events

We're excited to see you, either in person or virtually. So make plans to join us for one or more of our upcoming community events!

Columbus Blue Jackets Foundation:
The CannonBall

February 21

The CannonBall is the largest fundraiser of the year for the Columbus Blue Jackets Foundation. Throughout the evening, guests will have the opportunity to interact with Blue Jackets players, management, and club personalities, while also learning about the team's ongoing community involvement and future efforts. Enjoy delicious food and signature cocktails from an open bar. This exciting event will feature one-of-kind auction packages and priceless experiences. Funds raised directly support the health and wellness of children in central Ohio.

African American Heritage Festival

February 24 - March 4

Throughout the years, the African American Heritage Festival has become a staple here at The Ohio State University and the larger Columbus community. The mission of the festival is to promote and provide a space for community, visibility, creativity, and education at The Ohio State University and in the greater Columbus Community.

Komen Columbus Race for the Cure

May 20

The Race for the Cure is Komen’s signature fundraising event. It’s a day where we can put aside everything else in our lives and share our stories, our laughter, and our tears to raise money that saves lives while we celebrate survivors, those living with breast cancer, and honor loved ones lost.

Ohio Black Expo

May 25 - 28

Ohio Black Expo is a statewide humanitarian organization dedicated to improving the quality of life for Ohio’s African American citizens, by establishing and encouraging an independent self-help approach to problem solving.

Stonewall Columbus PRIDE

Early June

For 41 years Stonewall Columbus has served the Central Ohio community working to uplift LGBTQ+ identities. Stonewall’s annual PRIDE Festival and March serve as the organization’s largest annual fundraiser that secures the needed funds to support Stonewall’s community programs and annual operations.

26th Annual Juneteenth Ohio Festival

June 17 and 18

The first celebration of Juneteenth included soul food cook offs, drinking ice cold red pop, singing spiritual hymns, performing re-enactments and stage plays that shares tales of bravery, and courage that included, The Buffalo Soldiers, Harriet Tubman, John Brown, Denmark Vesey, and many other heroes and sheroes of the time. Today Juneteenth is celebrated in over 200 cities nationwide.

Gahanna’s Independence Day Celebration

Early July

Gahanna’s Independence Day Celebration will kick off with food and live music—the event will culminate with the annual fireworks display.

Westerville Music & Arts Festival

July 8 and 9

The Westerville Area Chamber has more than 700 members representing various business and community interests. For over 55 years, Chamber members have joined together to enhance the community's quality of life and the economic, civic and cultural growth of the Westerville Area.

Logan Co​unty Fair

July 9 - 15

The Logan County Fair is traditionally held the 2nd full week of July, Sunday through Saturday. Various grandstand entertainment takes place each night. Paid attendance through the gate is over 15,000 each year.

Pelotonia Ride Weekend

August 4 - 6

Pelotonia hosts a three-day experience as a centerpiece of its year-round fundraising efforts for innovative cancer research. Ride Weekend kicks off Friday with Opening Ceremony and continues Saturday and Sunday with a range of cycling options through Central Ohio. Participants can register as a Rider, Volunteer, or Challenger. You can also support by cheering on Riders along the route or donating to a participant's fundraising efforts.

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