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POW/MIA honor chair
In advance of Veteran's Day, Merck Sharp & Dohme Federal Credit Union unveiled a POW/MIA National Chair of Honor on Friday, November 9, 2018. A dedication ceremony was held inside the credit union’s West Point, Pa. branch, it was attended by Merck veterans and employees, as well as credit union members and employees.
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Pups for vets
For the 24th consecutive year, Affinity Credit Union hosted a charity golf outing to benefit a local organization. This year’s charity outing, named “Fore the Brave”, was able to generate $7,000 for the Des Moines-based Puppy Jake Foundation, which selects, trains and places service dogs with brave wounded veterans.
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CU in the dorm
Five incoming San Diego State University freshman were the lucky recipients of a dorm room makeover and a school supply scholarship by way of San Diego, Calif.-based North Island Credit Union.
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Welcome to reality
The “Bite of Reality” event hosted by Upland, Calif-based Chaffey Federal Credit Union gave students a glimpse of financial planning while teaching them the basics of finance.
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Casual Fridays
Most offices sport jeans on “Casual Friday”, but employees of Manchester, N.H.-based Members First CU are taking it to the next level by donating $5 to local charities each time they personally dress down in jeans and other casual attire.
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Let them break bread and ground -- to celebrate their new branch, Greater Texas Credit Union, based in Arlington, Texas, celebrated construction of its future branch by
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We're moving
Bay Federal Credit Union is moving locations to Rancho Del Mar in Los Angeles to increase branch access to its members. The Capitola, Calif-based CU will move into the premises that was recently vacated by Comerica Bank.
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A new pair of kicks
Albuquerque, N.M.-based Kirtland Federal Credit Union issued a $10,000 donation to the Assistance League of Albuquerque by way of the CU’s KRQE Cares Shoes for Kids program. Over 30,000 shoes have been donated since the program started.
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Recognizing excellence
Officials of Raleigh, N.C.-based State Employees’ Credit Union attended the Governor’s Awards for Excellence ceremony where twenty individuals were recognized. The event was held in conjunction with Excellence in State Government Week.
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Don't sleep on this
Seventy-eight Western Massachusetts children who grew up in poverty will be receiving new beds thanks to the Cooperative Credit Union Association. The Chapter raised $19,671 in 2018 for the children, surpassing their donation of 52 beds from the year prior.