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#1 A 70th anniversary is commonly known as the Platinum Anniversary.
#2 Cheetahs are the world's fastest mammals. They can run 70 mph but only for short distances.
#3 The SRP Water Temple Building served as the original home of Altier CU in 1947.
#4 Antarctica contains 70% of the world's freshwater in the form of glaciers and ice caps.
#5 Founded in 1947, Altier CU began as the vision of eight forward-thinking employees of the SRP Water Users Association.
#6 A man or woman who has lived for 70 years is called a septuagenarian.
#7 In 1947, you could mail a card or letter via the United States Postal Service for just 3 cents.
#8 By the time you turn 70, your heart will have beat over two and a half billion times!
#9 Tupperware and the "Tupperware Party" were invented by Earl Tupper in 1947.
#10 In Olympic archery, the targets are 70 meters from the archers.
#11 In 1947, the President of the United State was Harry S. Truman.
#12 In 1970, The Who became the first act to perform rock music at the Metropolitan Opera House in New York.
#13 For added realism, the hump and harness costume used in the 1923 silent movie "The Hunchback of Notre Dame" weighed 70 pounds.
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Founded in 1947, Altier began as the vision of eight forward-thinking employees of the SRP Water Users Association.
The SRP Water Temple Building (pictured left), was built in
1920, and served as the original home of Altier Credit Union.
Image Courtesy of SRP Research Archives
Today, membership has expanded to over 18,000 members and is open to anyone who lives, works, worships, or attends school in Maricopa county, Page and St. Johns AZ.
With five full-service branches in Arizona and a network of over 80,000 surcharge-free ATMs nationwide, Altier provides a complete line of financial services. We're trusted, strong and local - just as we've always been!
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