Two Coastal Credit Union volunteers received the Order of the Long Leaf Pine, the highest honor awarded by the state of North Carolina. Over 3,700 members from the Raleigh, N.C.-based CU were drawn to watch the ceremony.
Jurassic Park makes a comeback...sort of
East Lansing, Mich.-based Michigan State University FCU partnered with the MSU Museum to sponsor the 33rd annual Dinosaur Dash. This year’s dash saw nearly 60 individuals participate in the 5K.
Over 62,000 pounds of unwanted, sensitive documents were shredded at Veridian Credit Union’s Community Shred Day event. The Waterloo, Iowa-based CU described the shred fest as the “best-attended event we host”.
Time to clean up
A group of SPIRE Credit Union employees cleaned up a 2-mile stretch off a highway nearby the Mora, Minn.-based CU.The clean-up commemorates a 27-year effort of keeping their city’s environment and roadways clean.
Keeping it casual
People’s Credit Union donated $350 by way of the Middletown, R.I.-based CU employee dress down “Casual for a Cause” day. The funds will be contributed to Clean Ocean Access to help eliminate marine debris.
Work hard play hard
Robins Financial Credit Union, a Warner Robins, Ga.-based institution, donated $10,000 to those volunteering with the Dublin VA Hospital. Funds will be contributed toward the county’s first inclusive playground.
Raleagh, N.C.-based CU State Employees’ Credit Union celebrated the grand opening of its autism clinic. The clinic is geared toward children and young adults diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder and is the first of its kind in the state.
A 20-acre equine rescue was revitalized by North Charleston, S.C.-based South Carolina FCU. The equine facility, also known as ‘The Florence Area Humane Society Horse Rescue’, will serve as a rescue for abused and neglected horses.
Million Penny Woof Sit meets $10k fundraising goal
Parchment, Mich.-based Advia Credit Union helped a local radio station meet a $10,000 fundraising goal for the Million Penny Woof Sit. The fundraiser benefited the Michigan Humane Society.
Themed debit cards galore
Lawrence North High School received a $825 check from Indiana Members Credit Union as part of an ongoing school spirit debit card program. Those interested in supporting the high school can sign up for a Wildcats themed debit card.
The McLean, Va.-based company admitted that it failed to file suspicious activity reports even in cases when it knew about criminal charges against specific customers. The misconduct took place in a unit that served check-cashing businesses and was later shut down.
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