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Young entrepreneurs
A seventh grader crafted a business proposal to open a Parisian food truck that included a menu and merchandise, earning her the PFCU Get to Work Award from the Philadelphia, Pa.-based PFCU.
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Promoting literacy
Hanscom AFB, Mass.-based Hanscom Federal Credit Union amassed nearly 3,000 books for their annual children's book drive.
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Studying hard
Merrimack Valley Credit Union of Lawrence, Mass., awarded $10,000 worth of scholarships to nine high school seniors. The CU received 178 applications from 24 different high schools to compete for the awards.
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Learning about money
Second grade students listened to John P. Buckley, Jr., president and CEO of Gerber Federal Credit Union, read a book called Money Madness to them. The Fremont, Mich.-based CEO discussed money management tips with the elementary school students.
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Revitalizing the community
3Rivers Federal Credit Union of Fort Wayne, Ind., pledged their support to a community revitalization project with a $10,000 check.
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Scholarly goals
Riverdale, Utah-based America First Credit Union recognized the scholarly achievements of 30 high school seniors with scholarship awards.
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Removing trash
Clinton, Township.-based FreeStar Financial banded together to remove litter off of a highway and keep their habitat clean.
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Working together
American 1 Credit Union announced a new partnership with Spring Arbor University at a ribbon-cutting ceremony at the new McDonald Athletic Center. The Jackson, Mich.-based credit union provided a $250,000 gift to the university.
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Home run
Greenbelt, Md.-based Educational Systems Federal Credit Union celebrated literacy by sponsoring a Read & Hit a Home Run program that includes 200 schools and reaches nearly 35,000 students.
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Accepting awards
Boulder, Colo.-based Elevations Credit Union accepted its community partner award from the League of Women Voters.
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