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NEW YORK - (09/02/04) – Credit union officials andlobbyists were served lunch and a breathtaking view of Manhattanfrom the 51st-story penthouse at the Olympic Towers during aWednesday afternoon reception sponsored by CUNA and the TennesseeCU League for Tennessee delegates and lawmakers. Eddie Hayes,chairman of the board of Leaders CU, Jackson, Tenn., said he flewin to New York for one day with several other Tennessee creditunion representatives to show the credit union flag. “We feltit was important to come up and keep the people who are in ourdelegation abreast of what’s going on with credit unions.Staying in touch with these people is very important,” Hayestold The Credit Union Journal, overlooking a breathtaking view ofManhattan’s skyline. Joining Hayes were Todd Swims, presidentof Leaders CU, Jackson, Tenn.; Stephen Coles, president, EducatorsCU, Nashville, Tenn.; Ray Holt, president of Memphis Area TeachersCU, and Tom Gaines, president of the Tennessee league, DavidWilson, chief lobbyist for the league, and several other leagueofficials, as well as representatives from CUNA.

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