Community First Credit Union unveils Jumbo Shrimp VISA Debit Card

Fans can save on ballpark purchases and at regional merchant partners with co-branded card

By Marco LaNave / Jacksonville Jumbo Shrimp | March 9, 2018 1:00 PM



JACKSONVILLE, Fla. - The Jacksonville Jumbo Shrimp and their presenting sponsor, Community First Credit Union, launched a new co-branded Jumbo Shrimp VISA Debit Card with merchant discounts at the Baseball Grounds of Jacksonville Friday afternoon.


Unveiled by the Jumbo Shrimp mascots Scampi and Southpaw, along with Jumbo Shrimp owner Ken Babby and Community First executives, the Jumbo Shrimp VISA Debit Card* is available to anyone who is a member of the credit union. Anyone who lives or works in Baker, Clay, Duval, Nassau, Putnam or St. Johns counties is eligible to become a member of Community First.


At the Baseball Grounds of Jacksonville, fans who use the Jumbo Shrimp VISA Debit Card will receive a 10 percent discount on merchandise purchases, a free small fountain drink with any purchase and $2 off tickets purchased on game day at the box office. A full suite of fan discounts and other perks across the region will also be available through the Jumbo Shrimp's merchant program.


"With Community First Credit Union presenting our inaugural season, the Baseball Grounds of Jacksonville had an amazing atmosphere of Affordable Family Fun," said Jumbo Shrimp owner Ken Babby. "We are grateful and excited to grow our partnership with the Jumbo Shrimp VISA Debit Card that rewards our fans and the families, businesses and community of Northeast Florida."


"We are delighted to continue our support and partnership with the Jumbo Shrimp," said John Hirabayashi, CEO and president of Community First Credit Union. "This new card further solidifies our partnership and offers fans a unique way to show support for the home team and the small and locally-owned businesses who partner with the Jumbo Shrimp."


The Jumbo Shrimp VISA Debit Card functions like all debit cards at the credit union and is available for any Community First share (checking) account. More information on the card is at and at


*Community First is federally insured by NCUA. The Jumbo Shrimp is responsible for managing all discounts and offers related to the Jumbo Shrimp debit card. Merchants are responsible for coordinating and setting up all merchant offers. Community First is not responsible for setting up or managing any merchant discount. An initial deposit of $5 to be held in a Community First Share account is required for membership. Membership is open to anyone who lives or works in Baker, Clay, Duval, Flagler, Nassau, Putnam or St. Johns counties. Credit and other restrictions may apply.


Community First Credit Union of Florida is a state-chartered credit union based in Jacksonville serving anyone who lives or works on the First Coast. Community First is one of the 10 largest credit unions in the state, serving more than 126,000 members and with assets of $1.5 billion. Community First has 18 locations and 300 employees. A not-for-profit, Community First is a full-service financial institution offering banking, loans, mortgages and investments for consumers and businesses throughout the First Coast. For more information visit


ABOUT THE JUMBO SHRIMP: The Jacksonville Jumbo Shrimp offer affordable family fun at the Baseball Grounds of Jacksonville. Their inaugural season garnered the Southern League's Don Mincher Organization of the Year, Promotional Trophy, and Jimmy Bragan Executive of the Year, won by General Manager Harold Craw. To experience the excitement with the terrific value of ticket and group options, call the Jumbo Shrimp at (904) 358-2846 or visit

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