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AUSAFCU Opens 2 New Branches

ANCHORAGE-Alaska USA Federal Credit Union opened two new branches in Seattle. The Northgate branch is located inside the QFC at Roosevelt Way North East, and the West Seattle branch is located inside the QFC supermarket at South West Barton St.

MFCU Holds Car Buying Seminar

DETROIT, Mich.-More than 125 members and guests attended Michigan First Credit Union's free car buying seminar.

SACFCU To Build Omaha Branch

OMAHA, Neb.-SAC Federal Credit Union will build the first in a series of new branches at 153rd and Q Streets.

CCU Adds $50,000 To Fresh Start

MADISON, Wis.-CUNA Credit Union has invested another $50,000 in its Fresh Start Loan Program.

ECCU Finalist In Training Awards

JACKSONVILLE, Fla.-Educational Community Credit Union was selected as a finalist for the 2002 Excellence in Training and Employee Development awards, given jointly by the University of North Florida, The Business Journal, The American Society for training and Development, and the Jacksonville Chamber of Commerce.

DFCU Assets Up 15% In 2001

PLYMOUTH, Mich.-Community Federal Credit Union reported assets of $254 million at year-end 2001.

AFCU Donates $1,000 To Museum

RIDGECREST, Calif.-AltaOne Federal Credit Union donated $1,000 to the China Lake Museum foundation, which funds the operations of the U.S. Naval Museum of Armament and Technology.

FPFCU Donates 75 Easter Baskets

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore.-More than 75 baskets were made available to children through Forest Products Federal Credit Union's Easter Baskets for Kids program.

Tri-Lakes FCU Helps Senior Citizens

SARANAC LAKE, N.Y.-Tri-Lakes Federal Credit Union raised more than $12,500 to help purchase a handicap- accessible passenger bus for the Saranac Lakes Adult Center.

Synergent Receives 7 Awards

WESTBROOK, Maine-Synergent, the service subsidiary of the Maine CU League, received seven Printing Excellence Program awards from the Maine Graphic Arts Association.

GLCU Sponsors IdentiChild Program

NORTH CHICAGO, Ill.-Great Lakes Credit Union helped sponsor the 18th Annual IdentiChild Program.

In additional news, the credit union hosted a blood drive in conjunction with LifeSource Blood Services. All donations are distributed in the Chicagoland area.

U of C FCU Celebrates Volunteerism

BOULDER, Colo.-U of C Federal Credit Union celebrated volunteerism and community involvement in an Exposition before the business portion of its Annual Membership Meeting.

New CU Branches Announced

The following credit unions have announced expansion news:

* Corporate America Family Credit Union announced plans to expand its Elgin, Ill. headquarters with an 8,000- square-foot addition.

* Shell Federal Credit Union held a groundbreaking ceremony at the site of its new Pasadena, Texas branch.

* Shreveport Federal Credit Union, La., celebrated the grand opening of its new branch located in Bastrop.

* The Marine Federal Credit Union, Jacksonville, N.C., announced plans for KDA Financial to build its new main office facility.

* Educational Community Credit Union, opened its twelfth branch in Jacksonville, Fla.

* Co-Operative Credit Union broke ground for its new 4,000-square-foot headquarters in Racine, Wis.

ECCU Hits $600 Million In Assets

JACKSONVILLE, Fla.-Educational Community Credit Union recently reached $600 million in assets.

EFCU Supports Junior Achievement

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo.-Ent Federal Credit Union has extended its involvement with Junior Achievement with the credit union's sponsorship of a program to teach financial basics to 1,000 area middle school students.

AFCU To Award 5 Scholarships

La Habra, Calif.-American First Credit Union announced plans for a scholarship program that will award $1,000 to five local college, or college-bound students.

ARC FCU Awards 6 Scholarships

ALTOONA, Penn.-ARC Federal Credit Union awarded $4,000 in scholarships to high school seniors: Jessica McIntire, Daniel Bobetich, Jenna Cowan, Aimee Smith, Diana Krepick, and Samuel Modico.

Sen. Sanitago Visits Brooklyn CUs

BROOKLYN, N.Y.-N.Y. State Sen. Nellie Santiago visited Brooklyn credit unions to discuss the New York CU League's state legislative agenda.

OPSFCU Celebrates 30 Years

NEW ORLEANS, La.-Orleans Public School Federal Credit Union celebrates its 30th anniversary in May.

SPXCFCU Spreads Winter Warmth

ROCHESTER, N.Y.-St. Pius X Church Federal Credit Union collected used coats, jackets and snowsuits for men, women, and children in need. The three-week drive collected 800 coats, that were distributed to three community-based organizations.

MACU Hosts Graduation Breakfast

SALT LAKE CITY-Mountain America Credit Union hosted a graduation breakfast for 198 employees for completing the first level of Mountain America University, which is a training program for employees to enhance their job skills.

HSFCU Celebrates 50th Anniversary

WINDSOR LOCKS, Conn.-Hamilton Sundstrand Federal Credit Union celebrated its 50th anniversary at a reception following its annual business meeting.

RBFCU Gives To Emergency Squads

SAYREVILLE, N.J.-The Raritan Bay Federal Credit Union contributed funds from its ATM Surcharge Program to the First Aid Squads of Sayreville, Morgan and South River.

In additional news, the credit union recently held its 60th annual meeting.

FBFCU Hosts Ribbon-Cutting Event

WOODBRIDGE, Va.-NCUA Board Member JoAnn Johnson helped Fort Belvoir Federal Credit Union celebrate the ribbon-cutting and grand opening of its new branch office.

GFCU's Float Wins First Place

DUBLIN, Ga.-Georgia Federal Credit Union was awarded 1st place in Dublin's annual St. Patick's Day Parade.

CEFCU Donates To Easter Seals-UCP

PEORIA, Ill.-CEFCU held a Krispy Kreme doughnut fundraiser, which raised $1,300 to benefit Easter Seals-UCP.

Telco FCU Opens New Headquarters

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