Hanscom AFB, Mass.-based Hanscom FCU sponsored a gala geared toward alleviating hardships that veterans face. The event raised millions of dollars for the cause.
Naveo Credit Union in Somerville, Mass., has developed a partnership with Aeronaut Brewing Co. to host workshops for first-time homebuyers at the brewing company.
Cleaning up the highway
Employees of Dow Chemical Employees' Credit Union in Midland, Mich., spent three hours cleaning up a three-mile stretch of highway.
Medford, N.Y.-based Suffolk Federal Credit Union contributed $1,000 to Jacie's Kid, a local nonprofit that supports children in the Long Island area battling cancer.
Sterling customer service
SPIRE Credit Union in Falcon Heights, Minn., was recognized for its customer service with a 2018 Readers' Choice Award from local newspaper Town & Country News.
Best and brightest
For the third year in a row, the National Association for Business Resources recognized San Diego County Credit Union as one of San Diego's Best and Brightest in Wellness. The San Diego, Calif.-based institution was recognized for its commitment to motivating its employees to achieve healthier lifestyles.
Warner Robins, Ga.-based Robins Financial donated $10,000 to Project Safe, an organization working to end domestic violence.
A casual dress program from RTN Federal Credit Union in Waltham, Mass., raised nearly $1,700 in 2018. Employees sport denim and other casual wear in exchange for donations to support advocacy efforts at political action committees overseen by the Credit Union Cooperative Association.
First Financial Federal Credit Union supported local education by donating $7,500 to the Baltimore County Public Schools Education Foundation's Exchangeree. Public school teachers will have more access to the supplies they need thanks to the donation from the Lutherville, Md.-based institution.
American 1 Credit Union sponsored Talons Out Honor Flight, a nonprofit organization that recognizes veterans by flying them out to Washington D.C., for free to see war memorials. This is the Jackson, Mich.-based institution's second sponsorship of the organization.
Jane Fraser, who is poised to become the first woman to lead a major U.S. bank, possesses turnaround experience and strong interpersonal skills that make her well suited for mending fences with regulators and investors, according to present and former colleagues.
Matthew Raphaelson, Kenneth Zimmerman and Tracy Kidd, all of whom were senior executives in the company’s consumer banking unit, have agreed to pay six-figure fines in connection with Wells Fargo’s unauthorized account scandal.