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22nd Annual Great Brevard Duck Race


Launch FCU is proud to partner with Crosswinds Youth Services, Inc. for the 22nd Annual Great Brevard Duck Race.Rubber ducks with sunglasses floating in the water- 22nd Annual Great Brevard Duck Race

An estimated 12,000 yellow rubber ducks decked out with ultra-cool sunglasses will be racing their way in the Indian River on March 28, 2020, at 3:30 p.m. for the 22nd Annual Great Brevard Duck Race at Lee Wenner Park in Cocoa. Ducks will race to the finish line to win GREAT prizes for their ‘adopters’.


  • GRAND PRIZE: 2020 Honda Civic (FREE 2 year lease courtesy of Space Coast Honda)
  • 1st Prize: Four-Night Bahamian Cruise departing from Port Canaveral, FL aboard the Disney Dream! (Courtesy of Disney Cruise Line)
  • 2nd Prize: Large Big Green Egg, Nest, and accessories, cooking classes and more (Courtesy of Wassi’s Meat Market)
  • 3rd Prize: Tahitian Pearl Necklace & Matching Earring Set (Courtesy of Bobbi’s at Parkside)
  • 4th Prize: One month professional cleaning service (Courtesy of Nelson’s Professional Cleaning Services)
  • 5th Prize: Four (4) Two-Park One-Day Tickets to Universal Studios Florida and Islands of Adventure (Courtesy of Universal Orlando)
  • 6th Prize: A $500 gift card toward any purchase of furniture (Courtesy of Indian River Furniture)
  • 7th Prize: Two-night stay at the Hilton Cocoa Beach Oceanfront (Courtesy of Hilton Cocoa Beach Oceanfront)
  • 8th Prize: Full-day fishing trip for two adults aboard Ocean Obsession Fishing Boat (Courtesy of Double O’s)
  • 9th Prize: Evening of shark fishing for two aboard Ocean Obsession Fishing Boat (Courtesy of Double O’s)

Please help us reach our goal by adopting a duck HERE

All proceeds from the event help support Crosswinds’ mission to provide shelter, food, emergency services, counseling and other support to our community’s most vulnerable children. 

Mortgage Interest Statements & Escrow Analysis

Mortgage Interest statements have been processed for 2020 and were postmarked by Friday, January 31, 2020. They were mailed to your mailing address of record.

Escrow analysis has been completed. If you had a Surplus in your escrow more than $50.00, it was deposited into your Savings account the week ending Friday, January 10th. Escrow statements were mailed to your mailing address Monday, February 3rd. 

If you have a shortage in your escrow, you may:

  1. Do nothing and the shortage will be spread over the next 12 months
  2. Repay the escrow shortage by Friday, February 14, 2020.

Payment Change Effective – March 1, 2020**

If you have your payment set up in Digital Banking to automatically post to your mortgage, you must update the payment amount in Digital Banking prior to March 1st. Failure to do so may prevent your mortgage loan payment from being processed on time.

If you have any questions, please contact Mortgage Servicing (321) 455-9400 ext 5438 or by visiting your local branch.


Check Your Browser

In order to use functions of our website to their fullest, it is recommended that you no longer use Internet Explorer 11 (IE11). Internet Explorer Logo
This decision is based on Microsoft ending extended support, including all security updates. Continuing to support outdated browsers hinders the ability for certain functions of our website to deliver secure and compelling experiences in real time. It is recommended that Launch FCU website users use Google Chrome (recommended), Mozilla Firefox, or Microsoft Edge. Note: Mac users can still use Safari as their browser.


Save up to $15 on TurboTax

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Phishing Scam

If you received a text stating that your debit card is being deactivated, and to call and provide personal information,  please disregard.  This is a phishing scam.  Launch would never text or email you requesting this information.  If you responded to this text and provided information, please visit a local branch to be issued a new debit card, or call 321-455-9400 for one to be mailed to you.


Best Financial Institution In Merritt Island

Thank you to everyone who voted Launch as best financial institution in Merritt Island! Since 1963 it has been our privilege to be there for our members to help you reach your financial goals. We strive to continue providing our members with the best service possible.

Thank you from Launch







We know our members have financial goals, and that’s why we are here. It’s part of our Mission Statement. It’s part of why we exist. We hear stories from our members every day about how Launch has been able to help them reach their financial goals. Now, we want to hear from you!

Share your Launch story via social media with #Launchmygoals. Share photos of your new home or vacations that Launch was able to finance. Show us your new car, or anything else that we have been a part of. Then share your photos or video on both our social media sites and on yours with #Launchmygoals.

To help kick this off, we will randomly draw one monthly winner from all members who have shared a photo or video via social media with #Launchmygoals, to win a $100 Visa gift card. Thank you for letting Launch help you reach your goals! Be sure to tag us @launchfcu when you post.