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SCU Donates $27,000 In Grants

EUGENE, Ore.-SELCO Credit Union donated $27,462 in mini-grants. Award recipients included public and private school programs in both Lane and Deschutes Counties.

DCCU Reports Holiday Deposits

DUBUQUE, Iowa-Dupaco Community Credit Union said it paid out $2.8 million to some 3,400 members in Christmas Club deposits.

MCU Awards 3 Scholarships

SAN JOSE, Calif.-Meriwest Credit Union awarded Kiran Mudambi a $1,000 scholarship, Alex Chilson a $500 scholarship, and Matt Donaldson a $250 scholarship.

MS&DFCU Raises $10,514

NORTH WALES, Penn.-Merck Sharp & Dohme Federal Credit Union held its 3rd annual Charity Cow Plop and raised $10,514, which it donated to Manna on Main St., and the Wellness Place.

PEFCU Opens High Tech Office

Purdue Employees Federal Credit Union's new high tech office in Lafayette, Ind.

CU And Chapter Change Name

Bourbonnais, Ill.-Rudolf CU changed its name to Preferred Members CU, while the Ralph G. Long Chapter of CUs is now the Greater Decatur Chapter of CUs.

SWCFCU Supports Heart Walk

WEIRTON, W.V.-Steel Works Community Federal Credit Union held the American Heart Association's Heart Walk Day at its Steubenville office, and the credit union also donated $1,000 to the charity.

MAC Honors Langley FCU

HAMPTON, Va.-The Virginia Peninsula Chamber of Commerce Military Affairs Council honored Langley Federal Credit Union with the outstanding small business award.

CCCU Reopens School Program

LIVonia, Mich.-Community Choice Credit Union announced the reopening of CU at School program for elementary school children at Botsford and Grandview Elementary Schools.

SSFCU Opens New Service Center

Security Service FCU cuts the ribbon at the grand opening of its new service center in the Ingram Park Mall in San Antonio.

Maine CUs Help Feed The Hungry

WESTBROOK, Maine-The Maine Credit Unions' Campaign for Ending Hunger presented a $2,500 check to the Feed the Hungry food drive, which was broadcast live at Cumberland County Teachers FCU.

Pima FCU Holds Grand Opening

Pima FCU cuts the ribbon at the grand opening of its new branch in southeast Tuscon, Ariz.

CUAO Raises $84,000 For Hospital

BEAVERTON, Ore.-The Credit Union Association of Oregon held the 14th annual Credit Unions for Kids auction and raised more than $84,000 to benefit Doernbecher Children's Hospital, and the pediatric units of Rogue Valley Medical Center and Sacred Heart Medical Center. More than 450 people attended the event, which auctioned off 300 items.

APFCU Participates In Parades

ST. PAUL, Minn.-Affinity Plus Federal Credit Union participated in Bemidji's City of Lights Holiday Parade, and Brainerd's Downtown Winter Wonderland Parade.

Heritage CU Plans New Branch

An illustration of Heritage CU's new building in Chetek, Wis. Murdrovich Architects designed the facility, and its scheduled to be complete this summer.

CPCU Donates Time And Money

CHARLOTTE, N.C.-Charlotte Postal Credit Union employees volunteered to help students with their reading and math skills. The credit union also raised more that $500 to purchase tape recorders for Westerly Hills Academy's reading program.

In additional news, the credit union held a Long Term Care seminar for senior members, and celebrated Armed Service Day with refreshments.

P&GMEFCU Holds Grand Opening

P&G Mehoopany Employees Federal Credit Union's board of directors cut the ribbon at the grand opening of its new branch in Enyon, Penn.

Omaha Chapter Bowls For Kids

OMAHA, Neb.-The Omaha Chapter of Credit Unions raised more than $5,400 for Children's Hospital at its Bowl for Kids tournament.

RFCU Supports Holiday Food Drive

HUNTSVILLE, Ala.- Redstone Federal Credit Union's 16 branches served as community collection points for non- perishable food items for families in need during the holiday season.

Airline CUs Hold Conference

CHICago-For the first time marketing departments from credit unions affiliated with some of the nation's major airlines met here to share strategic marketing ideas and discuss how industry events are affecting them.

CCUA Pays Membership Rebates

WALLINGFORD, Conn.-The Connecticut Credit Union Association paid a membership-dues rebate for credit unions that renewed their league affiliations in 2003.

Credit Unions Open New Branches

* T&C Federal Credit Union opened its 2nd branch office in Waterford, Mich.

* San Antonio Teachers Credit Union re-opened its student branch at Woodlake Hills Middle School in the Judson Independent School District, San Antonio, Texas.

* Nassau County Federal Credit Union opened a new state-of-the-art facility located at Hempstead Turnpike in East Meadow, N.Y.

* OmniAmerican Credit Union is moving its headquarters to a 201,000 square-foot building at I-30 and University Drive in Fort Worth, Texas.

* Affinity Plus Federal Credit Union relocated to a new building at W. Washington St. in Brainerd, Minn.

* USA Federal Credit Union opened a 2nd Inland Empire office in Murrieta, Calif.

OCTFCU Raises $25,000 For MS

SANTA ANA, Calif.-Orange County Teachers Federal Credit Union raised more than $25,000 to help find a cure for Multiple Sclerosis. OCTFCU participated in the MS Bay to Bay Bike Tour, which is a 150-mile, two-day cycling event from Newport Beach to Mission Bay. OCTFCU matched all contributions raised by team members.

USAFCU Supports Charities

SAN DIEGO-USA Federal Credit Union participated in the Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation's Race for the Cure, which raised $650,000 for the charity.

The credit union also donated 70 stuffed animals to the Polinsky Children's Center.

In additional news, USAFCU supported the Salvation Army's holiday food drive by collecting canned foods at 5 branch locations, and contributed $2,000 to Christmas in July, which repairs the homes of low-income owners.

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