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Clearlake Woman Wins Redwood Credit Union’s Truck Giveaway

February 22, 2023

RCU Lake County Truck Giveaway

Lower Lake, CA – Redwood Credit Union hosted its highly anticipated truck giveaway on Sunday, February 5 at a block party at its Lower Lake branch.

Alexandra Villalobos Valencia won the Toyota Tacoma valued at $44,000 and was overjoyed to receive the keys to her new vehicle. While only one finalist walked away with the truck, all finalists went home with prizes including a television, Apple Watch, $500 gift certificate, and more, making the event a win for everyone involved.

Brett Martinez - President & CEO

Brett Martinez
President & CEO

"Congratulations to Alexandra, the lucky winner of our truck giveaway," said Brett Martinez, President and CEO of Redwood Credit Union. "We are thrilled to have such a fantastic response from our members in Lake County. This event is just a small token of our immense gratitude and a testament to our unwavering commitment to provide exceptional service to this community. At RCU, we take pride in everything we do, and our commitment to Lake County remains stronger than ever."

More than 2,800 entries were received from Lake County residents who became a new member of RCU, referred a friend, or applied for a loan between July 5, 2022 and January 21, 2023. Ten finalists were selected at random, and they had to be present at the block party to win.

The block party included games, entertainment, a food truck, and prizes, and it was enjoyed by locals and RCU employees alike.

About Redwood Credit Union

Founded in 1950, Redwood Credit Union is a full-service financial institution providing personal and business banking to consumers and businesses in the North Bay and San Francisco. RCU offers complete financial services including checking and savings accounts, auto and home loans, credit cards, online and mobile banking, business services, commercial and SBA lending, and more. Wealth management and investment services are available through CUSO Financial Services L.P., and insurance and auto-purchasing services are also offered through RCU Services Group (RCU’s wholly owned subsidiary). RCU has more than $7 billion in assets and serves 415,000 members with full-service branches from San Francisco to Ukiah. For more information, call 1 (800) 479-7928, visit, or follow RCU on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, and LinkedIn for news and updates.