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SALEM, Ore. - (07/21/05) -- The Marion and Polk Schools CU hasdeveloped a new checking account that will benefit the area'snon-profit charities. The 'Community Interest' account will allowthe credit union member to choose to send interest earned on theaccount to one of a number of area groups. The groups includeHabitat for Humanity, the Boys and Girls Club of Salem, Salem YWCA,and the Monmouth/Independence YMCA. The credit union will convertinterest/dividends at the end of each quarter into a cash donationto the groups. The credit union, known as MaPS, has used a similarpromotion on its Visa cards to donate more than $130,000 to areaschools over the past two years.

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