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$500 SMS opt in to Win

Text "Advia" to 23828.
See rules for free entry method. Ends June 30, 2024.

Be the first to get branch alerts, important updates, and special offers when you opt in for text messaging with Advia!

What happens when you opt in?

Once you opt in, you’ll be automatically alerted when special announcements and service related updates occur. Three lucky winners of $500 will be selected each month from all entries received April 1 – June 30, 2024.1 Once you opt in, your entry will ROLL OVER to the following month’s drawings during the promotional period. Text "Advia" to 23828 or see rules for free entry method.

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How we’re working to keep you and your money safe.

Visit our SMS/Text Messaging page to learn how we take your identity seriously – including using best practices in our text messaging so you know you’re connecting with Advia.

Read our recent blog article with tips to keep your account safe from scam impersonators.

Congratulations to our Month 1 Winners:


from Plainwell, MI.


from Beloit, IL.


from Galesburg, MI.

We are still randomly selecting winners until June 30, 2024. Don’t miss out on your chance to win!

1 Advia Credit Union's $500 SMS Opt In to Win Sweepstakes Official Rules



ELIGIBILITY:  Advia Credit Union’s $500 SMS Opt in to Win Giveaway (“Giveaway” or “Sweepstakes”) is open only to Advia Credit Union members in good standing who are legal residents of the States of Illinois, Michigan, and Wisconsin, who must have either a Social Security Number or Tax Identification Number and are 18 years of age or older as of April 1, 2024 (“Eligible Participants”). Employees and volunteers of Advia Credit Union (“Sponsor” or “Advia CU”), JXM advertising agency, their respective subsidiaries, advertising/promotion agencies, each of their respective officers, directors, and agents (collectively, the “Sweepstakes Entities”) and their immediate families (spouse, parents, IRS dependents, children and siblings and their respective spouses) and/or those living in the same household of such employees, whether related or not, are not eligible to participate. Sponsor reserves the right to verify eligibility qualifications of the prize winner. Sweepstakes is subject to all applicable, federal, state, local laws and regulations. Void in all other States of the United States and U.S. Territories and wherever else prohibited by law.

DESCRIPTION & SWEEPSTAKES TIMING: Advia Credit Union’s $500 SMS Opt in to Win Giveaway begins at 12:00 AM Eastern Time (“ET”) on April 1, 2024, and ends at 11:59:59 PM ET on June 30, 2024 (the “Sweepstakes Promotion Period”). The Sweepstakes consists of three (3) Sweepstakes Entry Periods (each a separate “Sweepstakes Entry Period”) which corresponds to three (3) random drawings that will include eligible non-winning entries that will automatically roll-over to all subsequent Sweepstakes Entry Periods as defined below in the Random Drawing Schedule. The Sponsor’s computer will be the official timekeeping device for this Sweepstakes.

Random Drawing Schedule

Random Drawing Sweepstakes Entry Period will begin at 12:00 a.m. ET on the date specified below Automatic Entry Received by Mail-In Entry must be postmarked by Mail-In Entry Received by Drawing Date (on or about) Prizes

Monthly #1

04/01/24 - 04/30/24

11:59:59 p.m. ET 04/30/23




3 winners of a $500 one-time (1) deposit into Advia CU Share Savings Account

Value: $500 each prize

Monthly #2 (includes non-winning entrants from Monthly #1 drawing)

05/01/24 - 05/31/24

11:59:59 p.m. ET 05/31/24




3 winners of a $500 one-time (1) deposit into Advia CU Share Savings Account

Value: $500 each prize

Monthly #3 (includes non-winning entrants from Monthly #1 and #2 drawings)

06/01/24 - 06/30/24

11:59:59 p.m. ET 06/30/24




3 winners of a $500 one-time (1) deposit into Advia CU Share Savings Account

Value: $500 each prize

HOW TO ENTER: There are two (2) ways to enter the Sweepstakes:

  1. Opt-In Entry Method: An Advia CU member will receive one (1) automatic Sweepstakes entry, when they opt in to Advia CU SMS/Text Message Offers and Information by texting “Advia” to 23828 during the Sweepstakes Promotion Period. By opting in to SMS/Text Message Offers and Information, you agree to receive recurring automated promotional and personalized marketing text messages from Advia CU at the cell number used when signing up. Consent is not a condition of purchase. Reply HELP=help or STOP=Opt out. Message frequency varies. Message & data rates may apply. View Terms, Privacy, & Giveaway Terms. Opting out after opting in will remove your entry during the Sweepstakes Promotion Period.
    Limit one (1) entry per entrant for the duration of the Sweepstakes. The use of automated entry devices is prohibited, and no mechanically reproduced entries are allowed; all such entries are void. Advia CU is not responsible for late, incomplete, delayed, undelivered, or misdirected entries. All entries become the exclusive property of Sponsor and will not be acknowledged or returned except as provided herein.
  2. To enter without purchase or obligation: To receive one (1) Sweepstakes entry without purchase or obligation, an Advia CU member may send in a mail-in entry on a 3“x 5” piece of paper and handwrite their full name, street address, city, state, ZIP code (no PO Boxes allowed), daytime phone number and e-mail address and the location of the Advia CU that you most often visit, and mail it, in a #10 size envelope that must have your full name and complete mailing address that is legibly hand written in upper left hand corner on the outside of the envelope with only an affixed postage stamp that can be used to pay for postage fee (using a metered postage machine will not be accepted as a form of payment for postage and entry would be disqualified), to: Advia CU $500 SMS Opt In Giveaway, c/o Marden Kane Inc., PO Box 698, Syosset, NY 11791-0698. Mail-in entries are limited to no more than one (1) entry per entrant for the duration of the Sweepstakes. The mail-in entry must be sent in a separate envelope and be postmarked by April 30, 2024; May 31, 2024 and July 1, 2024 and received no later than the corresponding dates listed above in the Random Drawing Schedule, to be eligible for the random drawings.

    Non-winning entries will be eligible to roll-over and be included in subsequent random drawings, as listed above in the Random Drawing Schedule. Mail-in entries received become the sole property of the Sponsor and will not be acknowledged or returned. Sponsor is not responsible for late, lost, incomplete, illegible, incorrect, damaged, postage due or misdirected entries, all of which will be disqualified. Entries received in excess of the allowable limit noted above will be void.

    Proof of mailing alternate entry does not constitute proof of actual receipt/delivery of an Entry for purposes of this Sweepstakes. Please be advised that you are only entering Advia Credit Union’s $500 SMS Opt In to Win Giveaway and will NOT receive an entry into any other sweepstakes at this time. By participating in the Sweepstakes through a valid opt in to SMS/Text Message offers and information, all entrants agree to be bound by these Official Rules, which are final and binding on all matters pertaining to this Sweepstakes. Sweepstakes entries are limited to no more than one (1) for the entire Sweepstakes Promotion Period regardless of entry method used.

PRIVACY & PERSONAL INFORMATION: At the time of Sweepstakes entry, entrants will have the opportunity to opt in to receive further communications from the Sponsor. Entrants are not required to opt in to participate in this Sweepstakes and opting in will not increase your chances of winning. If an entrant chooses to opt in, the entrant thereby grants the Sponsor permission to send him/her future communications regarding services, incentives, offers, promotions, or other messaging related to the Sponsor’s services and products. Any information collected from the Sweepstakes shall be used only in a manner consistent with the consent given by the Entrants at the time of entry, with these Official Rules, and with the Sponsor’s Privacy Policy found at: https://www.adviacu.org/docs/default-source/disclosures/advia-credit-union-privacy-disclosure.pdf?sfvrsn=3223a0eb_3/%20Advia-Credit-Union-Privacy-Disclosure%20.pdf.

RANDOM DRAWING DETAILS & ODDS OF WINNING: A total of three (3) random drawings according to the dates listed above in the Random Drawing Schedule from all eligible entries received will be conducted by Marden Kane, Inc., an independent judging organization. There will be one (1) random drawing for each month that the Sweepstakes takes place on or about the following days: May 15, 2024, June 17, 2024, and July 15, 2024, from all eligible entries received in April, May and June, respectively. Winners for each month will be contacted on or about May 16, 2024, June 18, 2024, and July 16, 2024. Decisions of the Sponsor will be final and binding on all matters relating to the random drawing and all other matters regarding this Sweepstakes. Grand Prizes will be awarded provided a sufficient number of eligible entries are received by each Sweepstakes Entry Period deadline date in order to conduct the random drawing. Potential winners are subject to verification of eligibility and compliance with these Official Rules. Limit one (1) Grand Prize per person/family/household for the entire Sweepstakes Promotion Period. Odds of winning for a particular Sweepstakes Entry Period are dependent upon the total number of eligible entries received for that specific Sweepstakes Entry Period plus the Sweepstakes Entry Period preceding it. Prizes are nontransferable and no substitutions are allowed except by the Sponsor (as noted below) who reserves the right to award a prize of equal or greater approximate retail value and comparable use for any reason.

PRIZES: WINNERS WILL BE DETERMINED AFTER THEY CONFIRM THEIR ELIGIBILITY. Nine (9) Grand Prizes: $500 awarded in the form of one-time (1) deposit into Advia CU Share Savings Account within approximately two (2) weeks after prize confirmation and verification has been completed. There will be a total of three (3) winners for each Sweepstakes Entry Period.

Winners must have each of their accounts in good standing in accordance with the terms described in the Advia CU Account Disclosures and Agreements posted at: https://www.adviacu.org/docs/default-source/disclosures/advia-member-agreement-tis.pdf or else their entry would be disqualified, and an alternate winner would be selected in accordance with these Official Rules. Winners shall bear all risk of loss to their prize after being awarded it by Advia CU who is not responsible for it being lost, stolen or withdrawn from their Advia CU Share Savings Account without permission; nor will the prize be replaced. Any and all other costs and expenses associated with prize acceptance and use not specifically stated within these Official Rules as being provided, are the sole responsibility of the winner, including, without limitation, all federal, state, and local taxes. If due to a printing, production, technical, human, or other type of error, more than one (1) Grand Prize is claimed by the same member than is to be awarded, the intended prize will be awarded in a random drawing from among all verified and validated prize claims received for the Grand Prize. In no event will more than one (1) Grand Prize be awarded to the same member.

WINNER NOTIFICATION AND VERIFICATION: Potential Grand Prize Winners will be required to complete and return an Affidavit of Eligibility/Liability/Publicity/Release Form (“Affidavit”) before being awarded the prize which must be returned within ten (10) days of attempted notification. As required by law, any Prize winners awarded a combination of prizes valued at $600 or more for a calendar year will also be required to report their prize to the IRS and complete the W9 Form with their social security number. Prize award is subject to verification of potential Prize winner’s identity and eligibility to Sponsor’s satisfaction. In the event that a potential winner cannot be contacted, fails to return the Affidavit within the required timeframe noted above, refuses the prize, or is disqualified for any reason, Sponsor will select an alternate potential winner in a random drawing from among all remaining eligible entries, if time permitting, up to four (4) alternates. If each of the alternate potential winners are disqualified, the prize will not be awarded. No compensation will be given upon prize forfeiture.

GENERAL CONDITIONS: All materials submitted become the sole property of Advia CU and will not be returned. The Affidavit is subject to verification by Advia CU. The awarding of the prize is contingent on individual’s full compliance with these Official Rules, as determined by Advia CU in its sole discretion. Sponsor reserves the right not to award the stated prize if, in its’ sole discretion, it determines that it does not have a sufficient number of qualified entries. Acceptance of prize constitutes permission of the winner to allow Advia CU and its agencies the right to use winner’s name, city, state, prize information, biographical information, comments, voice, image, photograph, and/or likeness for purposes of advertising, trade and/or publicity without further compensation in all media now known or hereafter discovered, in perpetuity, worldwide and on the World Wide Web, without notice, review or approval, unless prohibited by law. If a winner is found to have falsified any data or material, the winner forfeits his/her prize and is disqualified, and an alternate winner will be selected according to the original winner selection method. In the event there is a discrepancy or inconsistency between disclosures, or other statements contained in any Sweepstakes or advertising materials and the terms and conditions of the Official Rules, the Official Rules shall prevail, govern, and control.

Multiple entrants are not permitted to share the same phone number. In the event of a dispute over the identity of the potential winner, the entry will be declared made by the authorized account holder of the phone number submitted at the time of entry, and potential winner may be required to provide identification sufficient to show that he/she is the authorized account holder of such phone number. The authorized account holder is deemed as the natural person assigned to a phone number by a mobile phone carrier, service provider, or other organization responsible for assigning phone number associated with the submitted phone number. It is the sole responsibility of the entrant to notify the Sponsor in writing if the entrant changes his or her phone number after the Sweepstakes Promotion Period has ended. All entries become the property of Sponsor and will not be returned to entrant. By participating in the Sweepstakes, all entrants agree to indemnify, release and hold harmless employees and volunteers of Sponsor, JXM advertising agency and their respective parent, subsidiaries and all of their respective employees, directors, officers, agents, successors and assigns, (collectively “Releasees”), from any injuries, losses, damages, claims and actions of any kind resulting from or arising from participation in the Sweepstakes or acceptance, possession, use, non-use or misuse of a prize. Advia CU and its agents, as defined above as part of Releasees, shall not be responsible for printing, typographical or other inadvertent errors in any Sweepstakes-related materials or other errors relating to or in connection with the Sweepstakes, including without limitation, errors which may occur in connection with the administration of the Sweepstakes, the processing of entries, the announcement of winner; or winner’s paperwork to be processed that is lost, misdirected, delayed, undecipherable, fail to enter into the processing system, or are processed, reported, or transmitted late or incorrectly for any reason, including any equipment, systems, networks, lines, satellites, servers, computer, telephone, paper transfer, or human error or electronic, computer, or telephonic malfunction or error. Sponsor is not required to enter into correspondence with entrants, including via e-mail or SMS/text message. Sponsor and all other Released Parties (as defined above) have neither made nor are in any manner responsible or liable for any warranty, representation, or guarantee, express or implied, in fact or in law, with respect to any part of the Prize, including, without limitation, as to such Prize’s quality or fitness for a particular purpose.

CAUTION: ANY ATTEMPT TO DELIBERATELY UNDERMINE THE LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THE SWEEPSTAKES IS A VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL & CIVIL LAWS & SHOULD SUCH AN ATTEMPT BE MADE, ADVIA CREDIT UNION RESERVES THE RIGHT TO SEEK DAMAGES OR OTHER REMEDIES FROM ANY SUCH PERSON(S) RESPONSIBLE FOR THE ATTEMPT TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW. Advia CU’s failure to enforce any terms of these Official Rules shall not constitute a waiver of that or any other provision. Each entry must be manually key stroked and manually entered by the individual entrant. Any automated and/or electronic submission of entry (including but not limited to entries made using any script, macro, bot, or Sweepstakes service) will be disqualified and transmissions from these or related email or IP addresses may be blocked. If, in Advia CU’s opinion, there is any suspected or actual evidence of electronic or non-electronic tampering with any portion of the Sweepstakes, or if computer virus, bugs, unauthorized intervention, fraud, or technical difficulties or failures compromise or corrupt or affect the administration, integrity, security, fairness, or proper conduct of the Sweepstakes, Advia CU reserves the right at their sole discretion, to disqualify any individual who tampers with the entry process and void any entries submitted fraudulently, to modify or suspend the Sweepstakes, or to terminate the Sweepstakes and conduct a random drawing to award the prizes among all valid entries received as of the termination date. The Sponsor will not be responsible for acts of God, dangerous weather conditions, pandemic virus, acts of terrorism, civil disturbances, work stoppage or any other matters beyond the Sponsor's reasonable control (each a “Force Majeure” event) that may cause the cancellation or postponement of the Sweepstakes.

In the event of termination of the Sweepstakes, a notice will be publicized by Sponsor and a drawing to award the Prize will be conducted from among all eligible entries received prior to termination. In the event of any discrepancy between the privacy policy and these Official Rules, the privacy policy shall control and govern. To review Advia CU’s privacy policy please go to: https://www.adviacu.org/docs/default-source/disclosures/advia-credit-union-privacy-disclosure.pdf?sfvrsn=3223a0eb_3/%20Advia-Credit-Union-Privacy-Disclosure%20.pdf

DISPUTES: Except where prohibited, all issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of these Official Rules, or the rights and obligations of the entrant and Sponsor in connection with the Sweepstakes, shall be governed by, and construed in accordance with, the laws of the United States and the State of Michigan, without giving effect to any choice of law or conflict of law rules (whether of the State of Michigan, or any other jurisdiction), which would cause the application of the laws of any jurisdiction other than the State of Michigan.

Except where prohibited, as a condition of participating in this Sweepstakes, each participant agrees that any and all disputes that cannot be resolved between the participant and any Releasee, claims and causes of action arising out of or connected with this Sweepstakes, or the prize awarded, or the determination of the winner must be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action. Further, in any such dispute, under no circumstances will a participant be permitted or entitled to obtain awards for, and hereby waives all rights to claim punitive, incidental or consequential damages, or any other damages, including attorneys’ fees, other than participant’s actual out-of-pocket expenses (if any), and participant further waives all rights to have damages multiplied or increased.

COPY OF RULES: For a copy of the Official Rules visit: https://www.adviacu.org/sweepstakes/sms-giveaway#officialRules.

WHO WON: For the name of the winners, send a self-addressed, stamped envelope, by July 21, 2024, to: Advia CU $500 SMS Opt In to Win Giveaway Winner, Attention: Marketing Department; 6400 West Main Street; Kalamazoo, MI 49009.

SPONSOR: Advia Credit Union, 6400 West Main Street; Kalamazoo, MI 49009.

OPT-OUT: If you do not wish to receive future sweepstakes mailings from Advia CU, please write to Sponsor address listed above.