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LCUL Helps Children And Seniors

HARAHAN, La.-The Louisiana Credit Union League donated $500 to the Children's Miracle Network, and made more than 150 gift bags to home-bound seniors during the holidays.

CSCU Supports Charities

LIVONIA, Mich.-Co-op Services Credit Union supported the U.S. Marine Corps Reserve toys for Tots program by collecting toys at each branch.

The credit union also supported A Tree of Memories, which raises funds for the homebound and terminally ill patients at Hospice.

Co-op Services CU also supported Dearborn Rotary's efforts to eradicate polio worldwide, and Dearborn Rotary service projects.

WFFCU Pledges $25,000

WEBSTER, Mass.-Webster First Federal Credit Union pledged $25,000 to the American Red Cross of Central Massachusetts.

CUANJ Commends Sen. Corzine

HIGHTSTOWN, N.J.-The Credit Union Affiliates of New Jersey commended Sen. Jon Corzine for recognizing the importance of financial literacy. "We commend Sen. Corzine for bringing some much needed attention to the importance of youth financial literacy efforts. It should concern everyone, because it has an impact on everyone, not just the youth of our country," said CUANJ CEO Russell Clark.

In additional news, CUANJ was the recipient of the Desjardins Youth Financial Literacy Award, which will be presented at CUNA's Governmental Affairs Conference.

TFCU Offers Financial Education

TUSCON, Ariz.-Tucson Federal Credit Union is promoting financial education to more than 300 students in the Tucson Unified School District.

TFCU Sponsors Food Drive

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C.-Truliant Federal Credit Union sponsored a food drive to benefit Second Harvest Food Bank.

Truliant also contributed $1,300 to the Samaritans Ministries' Penny Campaign, which benefits a soup kitchen and a homeless men's shelter.

AFCU Pays Bonus Dividend

JACKSONVILLE, Ark.-Arkansas Federal Credit Union paid a 2% bonus dividend to every member's share account for the fourth quarter of 2002.

GHECU Receives Award

GARFIELD HEIGHTS, Ohio-The Garfield Heights Employees' Credit Union was named the Distinguished Business of the Year by the Garfield Heights Chamber of Commerce.

Tampa Chapter Donates Funds

TAMPA, Fla.-The Tampa Chapter of Credit Unions donated $2,000 to SERVE, an education organization, and $2,000 to Metropolitan Ministries, which serves the homeless in the Tampa community.

CAFCU And NICOM CU Merge

ELGIN, Ill.-Corporate America Family Credit Union completed a merger with NICOM Credit Union. Among the highlights of the merger its the addition of two member service branches to Corporate America's growing Chicago area network.

NEFCU Donates To Charities

WESTBURY, N.Y.-Nassau Educators Federal Credit Union donated $1,000 to the American Cancer Society, $500 to the Center for Developmental Disabilities, and $250 to the American Heart Association.

USAFCU Supports Julian, Calif.

SAN DIEGO-USA Federal Credit Union supported the town of Julian, Calif., which was destroyed by fires last summer, by ordering 70 apple pies and pastries from Julian Bakery.

CCU Raises $4,000 For Children

FRANKFORT, Ky.-Commonwealth Credit Union raised $4,000 for eight terminally ill children. The money was used to give the children the Christmas of their dreams.

In additional news, Commonwealth celebrated its 12th annual holiday gathering for kids of all ages and their families to have their picture taken with Santa.

PSCU Donates To Garden Project

WALNUT CREEK, Calif.-Pacific Service Credit Union donated $3,000 to the Tri-High Garden Project to purchase garden equipment. The project offers high school students an opportunity to learn about plants, nature, and the outdoors.

AEAFCU Celebrates 10 Years

HSFCU Brings Cheer On Wheels

HONOLULU-Hawaii State Federal Credit Union brought 80 senior citizens Cheer on Wheels, a food and friendship program sponsored by the CU.

MCUL Donates To The Homeless

SOUTHBOROUGH, Mass.-The Massachusetts Credit Union League Affordable Housing/Homeless Trust contributed $55,000 to the Massachusetts Coalition for the Homeless. The contribution is the result of threee fundraisers, and direct contributions from 46 credit unions.

AFCU Donates Food To Families

BEDMINSTER, N.J.-Affinity Federal Credit Union donated food to Honey's Child Ministries Family Church, which benefited 50 families in need during the holiday season.

BTCU Walks For Breast Cancer

ORLANDO-Bell-Tel Credit Union participated in the American Cancer Society's Making Strides Against Breast Cancer walk, and raised $17,200 for the charity.

St. Mary's Bank Donates $50,000

MANCHESTER, N.H.-St. Mary's Bank Credit Union donated $50,000 to the Medallion Fund, a scholarship program, which helps members and their families reach their educational goals.

MHVFCU Adds Check Imaging

KINGSTON, N.Y.-The Mid-Hudson Valley FCU has added check imaging to its EFT offerings, and expanded the number of surcharge-free ATMs.

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