Montana's Credit Unions' banded together in support of the Montana Veterans Foundation at the Power Up conference. The efforts raised money to assist homeless veterans.
Bridget Staffileno of the Saginaw, Mich.-based Jolt Credit Union scaled a wall in support of the United Way of Saginaw's Over the Edge fundraiser.
Fighting breast cancer
Suffolk Federal Credit Union supported breast cancer awareness by participating in the LI2Day Breast Cancer Walk. The Medford, N.Y.-based CU raised $3,000 this year for the cause.
Align Credit Union donated over $12,000 worth of scholarships in the Lowell, Mass.-based CU's scholarship program.
Auburn Hills, Mich.-based Genisys Credit Union was the recipient of the Michigan Parks and Recreation Community Service Award. Michigan Recreation and Park Association held an award ceremony in recognition of the winners.
And the winner is...
First Commerce Credit Union announced two of its latest essay winners for the Tallahassee, Fla.-based CU's essay contest. The recipients each earned a $1,000 scholarship.
Women helping women
Lansing, Mich.-based LAFCU put out a call for applications for its 2019 Women Helping Educate Every Lady scholarship. The essay contest boasts a $3,000 award and will accept submissions through July 31.
Keep it casual
Employees of the Fort Washington, Pa.-based TruMark Financial Credit Union sported some jeans during a casual Friday to raise $1,000 for the nonprofit organization CONCERN.
PHEPLE FCU presented a $1,000 check to the recipient of the Greensburg, Pa.-based CU's Christine Saddler Memorial Scholarship.
The Northern Virginia Chamber of Commerce selected McLean, Va.-based PenFed Credit Union as the Greater Washington Good Business of the Year within the large business category.
Origin Bank is rolling out software to let customers curb or shut down account-data sharing with third-party apps. In the process, it hopes to learn a lot about client behavior and preferences that it could use in its own products.
Loan officers surveyed by the central bank said the subpar creditworthiness of some applicants and the ability of others to find credit elsewhere are among reasons the middle-market rescue facility has fizzled.
Various trade organizations sent letters to a House Financial Services Committee task force saying lawmakers should "actively discharge their oversight prerogatives" as the national bank regulator considers giving licenses to companies that do not accept deposits.