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Wis. CUs Raise $135,000 For CMN

Pewaukee, Wis.-Through its Chain of Hearts campaign, Wisconsin credit unions raised $135,000 to benefit children treated at local not-for-profit hospitals of the Children's Miracle Network.

EECU Awards 2 $5,000 Scholarships

FORT WORTH, Texas-EECU awarded high school seniors Kelly Huffman and Justin Frazier $5,000 scholarships.

Branch Offers Old-Fashioned Service

SAN DIEGO, Calif.-Financial 21 Community Credit Union celebrated the opening of its new East County branch by dressing in period costumes, and displaying antiques, including vintage cars. The theme "new branch, old-fashioned service" was used to help spread the credit union's service ethic to the community.

E-Central CU Reaches Milestone

PASADENA, Calif.-E-Central Credit Union achieved $100 million in assets, according to Lowell Stevens, VP and CFO.

NSCU's Net Revenue Increases 46%

NORTH VANCOUVER, B.C.-North Shore Credit Union reported that its net revenue increased 46% to $3.2 million in 2001. Retained earnings were up by 11%, and assets grew by 21% to $953 million.

CU's New Name is Addison Avenue

PALO ALTO, Calif.-HP Employees FCU changed its name to Addison Avenue Federal Credit Union. The credit union serves 120,000 members form 23 branches, all of which will get a graphic makeover.

Fairwinds Celebrates Anniversary

LAKE MARY, Fla.-Fairwinds Credit Union celebrated with members the one-year anniversary of its Lake Mary Service Center.

CMG Runs In Cherry Blossom Race

WASHINGTON, D.C.-CUNA Mutual Group was well represented at the Credit Union Cherry Blossom Run. CMG's team included Susan Johnson, VP-marketing and strategic development, and her mother.

CU Becomes Focus Federal CU

TOLEDO, Ohio-Blade FCU changed its name to Focus Federal Credit Union and officially opened its doors to serve most of Lucas County. A new branch will be constructed in the South Toledo area this fall.

SWCFCU Donates To Boys & Girls

WEIRTON, W.V.-Steel Works Community Federal Credit Union contributed $500 to the Caribbean Carnival Fundraiser to benefit the Boys & Girls Club.

IBMSFCU Reaches Asset Milestone

BOCA RATON, Fla.-IBM Southeast Employees' Federal Credit Union passed $500 million in assets during March 2002.

City CU Celebrates 60 Years

DALLAS-City Credit Union celebrated its 60th annual meeting with family festivities and attractions, including Dallas police Robots, Fire Safety House, finger printing for children, and a caricature artist.

SACU Holds 66th Annual Meeting

FALL RIVER, Mass.-St. Anne's Credit Union welcomed more than 400 members to its 66th annual meeting, where Board Treasurer Bernard G. Therous announced that by year-end, assets topped the $490 million mark, and total deposits increased by 15%.

METRO CU Celebrates Student Art

WARREN, Mich.-METRO Credit Union held its third annual Celebration of Student Art juried art exhibit, which features works by students from Center Line High School, Fitzgerald High School, Lincoln High School and Warren Woods Tower High School.

CUCFPS Pledges $15,000 To Arc

WOONSOCKET, R.I.-Credit Union Central Falls at Park Square pledged $15,000 to the Arc of Northern Rhode Island's Comprehensive Campaign, which is raising funds for home improvements, vehicle replacements, building renovations, business venture improvements, program support, and debt elimination for 350 individuals with developmental disabilities.

TCU Expands Field Of Membership

SAN ANTONIO, Texas-Teachers Credit Union received approval from the Texas Credit Union Department to include in its field of membership all individuals who live, work or attend school in Bexar County.

PAFCU Helps CU Launch Program

HAUPPAUGE, N.Y.-People's Alliance Federal Credit Union supplied Brooklyn Ecumenical Federal Credit Union's kids program with crayons, coloring books, calculators, pens, pencils, paper tape, and a cash cabinet.

CMCU Celebrates 2 Milestones

CHARLOTTE, N.C.-Charlotte Metro Credit Union is celebrating its 40th anniversary, and it has reached $100 million in assets.

NWFIGCU Names Raffle Winner

TIGARD, Ore.-NW Farmers Insurance Group Federal Credit Union and Northwest Corporate Credit Union announced that Laurel Reilly was the winner of a statewide raffle for a Ford Ranger Super Cab XLT. More than 40 credit unions across Oregon and Southwest Washington participated in the raffle, which raised more than $31,000 to benefit Doernbecher Children's Hospital, the pediatric units of Sacred Heart Medical Center and Rogue Valley Medical Center.

SCFCU Rocks Around The Clock

SARATOGA SPRINGS, N.Y.-Saratoga's Community Federal Credit Union held a 50s Madness Celebration to promote its new ATM. Staff dressed up in 50s clothes, played 50s rock and roll, and $1,000 worth of $50 bills were placed in the $20 bill slot of the new ATM. Users could find an additional $30 in their $20 withdrawal.

2 Mich. CUs Invest In NCUF's CIF

MADISON, Wis.-Oakland Catholic Credit Union, and Oakland County Credit Union have invested in the National Credit Union Foundation's Community Investment Fund.

P&GMEFCU Bowls For Charity

TUNKHANNOCK, Penn.-P&G Mehoopany Employees Federal Credit Union held a Bowl-a-Thon and raised $668 to benefit Big Brothers/Big Sisters of Wyoming County.

New CU Branches Announced

* Omni American Credit Union held a grand opening celebration at its new Watauga office in Fort Worth, Texas.

* Aurora Federal Credit Union moved into its new 16,000-square-foot building in the City Center area of Aurora, Colo.

T&CFCU FOM Expansion Approved

SOUTH PORTLAND, Maine-NCUA approved a field of membership expansion to include Cumberland County for Town & Country FCU.

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