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Sending off scholars
New England Federal Credit Union named three winners of its 2019 nursing scholarships. Each winner received $3,000 from the Williston, Vt.-based credit union for post-secondary education.
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Studying pays off
Naveo Credit Union awarded four local students $1,000 scholarships as part of its annual Memorial Scholarship Fund. The fund was named after former board members of the Somerville, Md.-based credit union.
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Going for great
Los Angeles, Calif.-based University Credit Union awarded $7,500 worth of post-secondary education scholarships to three students. Selection criteria included community involvement, personal achievement, extracurricular activities and an essay on what the credit union's motto of "Bank with your Brain" meant to the applicant.
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Study hard
Wichita, Kan.-based Credit Union of America gave 10 students $2,000 scholarships during an awards dinner. The checks will go toward tuition or living expenses incurred for post-secondary education.
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Advancing equality
Lansing, Mich.-based LAFCU presented a ceremonial $10,000 check to Michigan’s Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Commission to continue the work of the civil rights leader.
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Feeding the hungry
Sperry Associates Federal Credit Union lent a hand in its local community by preparing dinners for families in need. Multi-course meals were cooked by the Garden City Park, N.Y.-based credit union team.
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Spreadin' the love
Westerly Community Credit Union received the Spreadin’ the Love Award from the Southern Rhode Island Chamber of Commerce for its community involvement. The Westerly, R.I.-based credit union was one of 13 nominees.
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Get your hands dirty
Tidemark Federal Credit Union featured 29 vendors who work with home and gardening services during an exposition that the Seaford, Del.-based credit union sponsored. The exposition allowed families to learn more about gardening, landscaping, furniture and other design tips while the credit union was on-site to provide financial advice.
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Just do it
The Defense Credit Union Council in Washington, D.C., sponsored the DCUC Kuwait 10 Mile Freedom Run/Walk, uniting members of the various armed forces for the race.
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Partnering up
Heritage Trust Federal Credit Union announced a partnership with the Charleston RiverDogs, a minor league baseball team, to promote Copa de la Diversión and the community’s growing Hispanic population. Copa de la Diversión, which translates to "Fun Cup" in Spanish, is a season-long series of events meant to highlight Hispanic communities in the U.S. The Summerville S.C.-based credit union will recognize its bilingual employees during games.
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