Over 200 people raised money for the Maine Children's Cancer Program thanks to Town & Country Federal Credit Union's 25th Annual Swish-Out Childhood Cancer Challenge. The South Portland, Maine-based institution raised over $500,000 since starting the fundraisers.
RTN Federal Credit Union in Waltham, Mass., hosted 25 guests at a Worcester Railers versus Adirondack Thunder hockey game near its headquarters. The credit union had an information table at the game.
A special surprise
One member of Dallas-based Neighbor Credit Union woke up to an extra $49,999.99 in his savings account after being rewarded for his special saving habits. The Dallas retiree and Navy veteran wept tears of joy after receiving the news.
Welcome to the real world
Thanks to HFS Federal Credit Union in Hilo, Hawaii, students experienced a simulation that provided a glimpse of adult life. Activities included managing bills, utilities, clothing, food and other day-to-day expenses.
Sperry Federal Credit Union in Garden City Park, N.Y., presented a $500 check to The Maurer Foundation in support of breast cancer awareness. The credit union will also be sponsoring the foundation's 10th annual Pink Bowl on Feb. 10.
Check it out
First Financial Foundation in Freehold, N.J., recognized a teacher who had been teaching kindergarten for 12 years with a classroom grant for this school year.
Ice, ice baby
Canvas Credit Union dove into the snow to break ground on its first branch in Castle Rock, Colo. The institution changed its name last year from Public Service Credit Union. Though it has a new name, the credit union has served members throughout Colorado for over 80 years.
Most wonderful time of the year
Janesville, Wis.-based First Community Credit Union celebrated a successful holiday bulb drive at the beginning of the new year. Every year, a bare holiday tree is placed at one of four of its branches. Members and staff can donate to help decorate the tree. The credit union matches each dollar donated.
Kinecta honors Martin Luther King Jr. Day by partnering with Thomas House Family Shelter in Garden Grove to provide homeless families a better future. Volunteers Karen Ellis of Orange County Church of Christ, left, and Latrice McGlothlin of Kinecta, help prepare two apartments for two new families. January 21, 2019. Photo by Sean Hiller
Honoring a hero
The Manhattan Beach, Calif.-based Kinecta Credit Union honored Martin Luther King Jr. Day through a partnership with Thomas House Family Shelter. Volunteers from the credit union worked together with the shelter to provide a homeless family a brand new home.
Give a click
Jeanne D'Arc Credit Union closed off 2018 with its last Give-A-Click campaign of the year. The Lowell, Mass.-based credit union donated $1,500 to Gateways Community Services, who was the winner of the quarterly campaign.
As COVID-19 infections break records nationwide, some banks are once again closing lobbies. But many others are maintaining the status quo after instituting a host of safety protocols that didn’t exist in the spring.
The agency said federal thrifts must abide by the same rules as national banks pertaining to membership in payment systems and codified policies on acceptable derivatives practices among a slew of technical changes.
Hospitality sector credits are coming out of forebearance just as coronavirus cases surge. Restructurings and charge-offs could mount unless vaccine distribution happens quickly enough to jump-start travel by mid-2021.