All 11 branches of the Grand Blanc, Mich.-based Dort Federal Credit Union participated in CU Lunch Local where each branch bought lunch for team members. The annual program is designed to help credit unions boost traffic at local businesses by committing to buying lunch at those restaurants.
Over 1,700 pounds of food were donated to a local ministry thanks to a food drive contest hosted by KEMBA Financial Credit Union in Gahanna, Ohio.
1st Advantage Credit Union in Yorktown, Va., hosted its 12th annual 1st Assistance, Inspiration, Dedication and Experience Day which is dedicated to reinvesting in the community.
Hanscom AFB, Mass.-based Hanscom Federal Credit Union donated $1,000 to a local youth education and leadership organization.
Sound Credit Union held its second annual afternoon of service where 350 employees of the Tacoma, Wash.-based credit union volunteered at 21 different non-profits.
School supply drive
The school supply drive that Tucson, Ariz.-based Hughes Federal Credit Union participated in was a success. Everything from notebooks and pencils to sensory tools for patients on the autism spectrum were donated to Banner Children's Hospital School.
CU Kind Day was launched by the Illinois Credit Union League. Over 2,400 credit union volunteers from 60 Illinois CUs joined together to help contribute to their communities.
For the second year in a row, the Sacrament Business Journal named Folsom, Calif.-based SAFE Credit Union as one of the Best Places to Work in the Greater Sacramento area.
Community banks that were pushed past key asset limits by the Paycheck Protection Program say they will be unable to shrink their balance sheets back to normal size by the 2022 deadline, especially if there is a new round of rescue aid.
The plan still lacks concrete details about standards banks must meet to earn high ratings, but the agency said the new methodology would end grade inflation and could penalize banks that underperform.