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NEFCU Walks For Charity Event

VALLEY STREAM, N.Y.-Nassau Educators Federal Credit Union participated in the Making Strides Against Breast Cancer five-mile pledge walk and raised more than $20,000 for the American Cancer Society.

New Credit Union Branches Open

The following CUs opened new branches:

* Navy FCU, Vienna, Va., opened a new branch in Meridian, Miss. aboard the Naval Air Station.

* NAFT FCU, Pharr, Texas, opened a new office inside PSJA High School.

* Northwest FCU, Herndon, Va., hosted a building dedication to commemorate completion of its new headquarters complex and its newly renovated branch.

* Mountain America Credit Union, Salt Lake City, Utah, held a grand opening celebration at its new Centerville branch. The event included prize giveaways, a shopping spree and free money.

JSCU Hosts Workshop For Teachers

LAKEWOOD, Colo.-Jeffco Schools Credit Union hosted a workshop in partnership with NEFE to promote financial education among teachers.

RFCU Holds Rediscovery Day

HUNTSVILLE, Ala.-Redstone Federal Credit Union held a rediscovery day for employees to learn more about the credit union and to celebrate its 50th anniversary.

In additional news, Redstone FCU partnered with Family Services Center to offer small loans at a reasonable rate to low-income families.

GHA FCU Plants A Garden

BINGHAMPTON, N.Y.-GHS Credit Union planted a garden to grow vegetables for CHOW, a hunger relief and advocacy program. The fruits and vegetables of their labor will help supply local soup kitchens.

NY League Awards Scholarships

LATHAM, N.Y.-The New York State Credit Union League's 2002 Scholarship Program is accepting applicants from members who are college-bound, high school seniors. Entries are judged on a statewide basis and winners are announced in the Spring.

RCU Holds Holiday Food Drive

EAU CLAIRE, Wis.-Royal CU sponsored a Holiday Food and Bear Drive. The food was delivered to community food pantries, and the bears were distributed to needy children.

FAFCU Announces Contest Winner

WEST LONG BRANCH, N.J.-Susan Federico was selected the winner for First Atlantic FCU's checkmate contest.

CUFK Raises $106,000 for Children

SAN DIEGO, Calif.-Credit Unions for Kids raised $106,000 for Children's Hospital and Health Center during the past year. CUFK has 20 participating credit unions.

SELCO Donates $26,000 To Youth

EUGENE, Ore.-SELCO Credit Union's Mini-Grants program raised $26,745 to help fund school projects, including a physical education class, a noise pollution awareness project for children with disabilities, and violence prevention workbooks for an elementary school.

CFCU Volunteers Make A Difference

PLYMOUTH, Mich.-Staff for Community Federal Credit Union participated in Make a Difference Day, a nationwide day of volunteering. Their efforts were part of more than 362 projects organized throughout Michigan.

BWCU Member Donates Flag

WICHITA, Kan.-Boeing Wichita CU member Randy Davis donated his stepfather's burial flag, in honor of U.S. military service personnel, for use at the CU's Northwest branch.

FRFCU Holds Charity Golf Classic

BRIDGEWATER, N.J.-Financial Resources FCU held its annual Golf Classic and raised $25,000 to benefit the Jersey Shore Medical Center's Pediatric Intensive Care Unit.

CUO Awards $1,000 Scholarship

FERNDALE, Mich.-Credit Union ONE awarded a $1,000 to college freshman Jodi Chasteen.

In additional news, Credit Union ONE hosted an identity theft awareness seminar.

CCU Raises Funds For Hospital

SAN DIEGO, Calif.-Cabrillo Credit Union participated in Kids NewsDay, a fundraiser benefiting San Diego's Children's Hospital.

NCUF Golf Event Hosted By CCUL

MADISON, Wis.-The National Credit Union Foundation's Golf Classic was hosted by the California Credit Union League. More than 100 golfers participated in the event which raised funds to support worldwide credit union development projects.

TCUL Participates In Blood Drive

DALLAS-The Texas Credit Union League helped organize a blood drive, sponsored by Carter Blood Center, in which 50 people participated.

Texans CU Receives Best Of Show

RICHARDSON, Texas-Texans Credit Union received the Best of Show Award for its money market and jumbo CD promotion at the Texas Credit Union League Marketing Conference.

CCUA Shows Appreciation

WALLINGFORD, Conn.-U.S. Rep. John Larson signed certificates of special congressional recognition that were sent to members of the Trinidad and Tobago credit union movement to show appreciation for their interest in developing an ongoing relationship with the Connecticut Credit Union Association.

Christmas Club Deposits Paid Out

DUBUQUE, Iowa-Dupaco Community Credit Union paid out $3 million in Christmas Club deposits to more than 3,400 Dupaco Christmas Club members.

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