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CU ONE Rewards Scholarship

FERNDALE, Mich.-Credit Union One awarded Stoney Creek High School senior Irena Ugorowski a $1,000 scholarship.

NHCCU Donates Mittens To Needy

DENVER-New Horizons Community Credit Union collected 250 pairs of mittens to benefit homeless single mothers and children at the Sacred Heart House.

DACU Raises $6,700 For CMN

KETTERING, Ohio-Day Air Credit Union raised $6,700 for the Children's Miracle Network, which represents 16% of the statewide credit union goal.

CUNJ Offers College Scholarships

EWING, N.J.-Credit Union of New Jersey will award three high school seniors $1,000 scholarships. The credit union is also participating in the Education Exchange Scholarship Program, which awards three $5,000 grants and 34 $1,000 grants to winners chosen among a nationwide pool of applicants.

SSFCU Gets Dora Maxwell Award

SAN ANTONIO, Texas-Security Service Federal Credit Union won second place in the Dora Maxwell Social Responsibility Awards for its partnership with the Business Careers High School Mentorship Program. SSFCU also received a Desjardin honorable mention award for its youth education efforts.

Ala. CUs Raise $29,000 For CMN

BIRMINGHAM, Ala.-Alabama credit unions raised $29,983 for the Children's Miracle Network in 2002 to benefit Children's Hospital of Birmingham and University of South Alabama Children's Hospital in Mobile.

OCCU Hosts Blood Drive

SANTA ANA, Calif.-Orange County's Credit Union hosted an emergency relief blood drive with the American Red Cross at its St. Andrew Place headquarters.

CU Converts to Community Charter

CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas-Navy Army Federal Credit Union has converted to a community charter.

RCFCU Collects Stuffed Animals

RIVERSIDE, Calif.-Riverside Campus Federal Credit Union collected 220 stuffed animals for the Sheriff's Department, and 100 pairs of socks for the Homeless Shelter Program.

Conn. CUs Support National Guard

WALLINGFORD, Conn.-Connecticut credit unions raised more than $9,000 to assist family members of those in the Connecticut National Guard who are being called away to military service.

FMCCU Holds Cell Phone Drive

FORT GEORGE MEADE, Md.-Fort Meade Community Credit Union held a collection drive for used cell phones and eyeglasses. The phones were donated to victims of domestic violence, and the eyeglasses were given to the Lions Club.

WCU Member Wins $500 Contest

FITCHBURG, Mass.-Workers' Credit Union named Marcelo Assuncao the winner of the credit union's online contest

CFCU Member Wins Shopping Spree

THORNDALE, Penn.-Citadel Federal Credit Union named Sharon Hopkins the VIP Shopping Spree contest winner of a $1,000 mall certificate.

AFFCU Offers Checking Club

SAN ANTONIO, Texas-Air Force Federal Credit Union has introduced the Command Club checking account, with features that save members time and money.

ACUL Sponsors Political Luncheon

LITTLE ROCK, Ark.-The Arkansas Credit Union League sponsored a luncheon for the General Assembly of the Arkansas Legislature. More than 300 people attended.

In additional news, Arkansas credit unions raised more than $31,000 for the Children's Miracle Network in 2002.

AFCU Places ATM At Motorola

VBSFCU Supports Financial Literacy

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va.-Virginia Beach Schools Federal Credit Union Marketing Coordinator Amy Courtwright was a guest speaker at an 8th grade civics class to help them learn about credit.

N.Y. CUs Honor Rep. LaFalce

LATHAM, N.Y.-The credit union community of Western New York honored Rep. John LaFalce at a dinner coordinated by the New York State CU League.

NHFCU Supports Scholarship Fund

ATTLEBORO, Mass.-Members of Nations Heritage Federal Credit Union contributed $210 to the credit union's scholarship fund by using their credit union debit and credit cards at participating merchants.

Alaska USA Wins CU Of The Year

ANCHORAGE-Alaska USA Federal Credit Union's Eilson branch was awarded PACAF Credit Union of the Year.

CSCU Collects Toys For Tots

LIVONIA, Mich.-Co-op Services Credit Union participated in the U.S. Marine Corps Reserve Toys for Tots program.

BVFCU Celebrates 50 Years

SACRAMENTO, Calif.-Big Valley Federal Credit Union is celebrating its 50th anniversary.

DFECU Embraces Many Charities

SOUTHFIELD, Mich.-During the holiday season, Detroit Federal Credit Union donated time and money to the Salvation Army, collected Toys for Tots, and collected food for the Oakland County Food Bank.

In additional news, the credit union is celebrating its 75th anniversary.

MHVFCU Achieves Milestone

KINGSTONE, N.Y.-Mid-Hudson Valley Federal Credit Union passed $400-million in assets.

Calif. CUs Collect Clothing

RANCHO CUCAMONGA, Calif.-Members from the El Camino Chapter of the California League collected clothing for Goodwill Industries to benefit homeless people in their efforts to look career-ready when job seeking.

HFCU Raises $8,475 For CMN

TUCSON, Ariz.-Hughes FCU raised more than $8,475 in support of Credit Unions for Kids, and Children's Miracle Network during 2002.

FCU Acquires Office Building

LOS ANGELES-AFTRA-SAG Federal Credit Union has acquired a Burbank office building and parcel of land for its future headquarters.

SDCU Donates To Food Pantry

OAK LAWN, Ill.-South Division CU donated non-perishable and canned foods to the Oak Lawn Community Church Food Pantry.

Cal Bear Celebrates 70 Years

LOS ANGELES-California Bear CU recorded a landmark with more than $100 million in assets, and the credit union is also celebrating its 70th anniversary.

Colo. CUs Help Children's Hospital

ARVADA, Colo.-Fifty Colorado credit unions, six Credit Union Service Centers, and the Colorado Credit Union League collected $88,988 in its annual Link-Up campaign to benefit The Children's Hospital in Denver.

PEFCU Funds Reading Programs

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind.-Purdue Employees FCU donated $2,500 to the Tippecanoe County Public Library to fund its family reading program.

GBFCU Opens New Headquarters

RENO, Nev.-Great Basin FCU opened a new headquarters designed by Morris and Brown.

WCU Sponsors Shopping Spree

PASADENA, Calif.-During member appreciation season, Wescom Credit Union named Sandor Horvath winner of a two-minute shopping spree.

Va. CUs $1.3 Million For Charities

LYNCHBURG, Va.-Virginia credit unions donated $1.3 million to charities in 2002, including Make-A-Wish, American Cancer Society, Children's Miracle Network, Toys for Tots, United Way, the American Red Cross.

EECU Provides Scholarships

FRESNO, Calif.-Educational Employees Credit Union donated $1,000 to the Central California Forum on Refugee Affairs, to be used for scholarships.

NYSCUL Hosts CUs 101 Breakfast

TFCU Reports Record Growth

FARMINGVILLE, N.Y.-Teachers FCU reported an increase of 27% in total assets, totaling $1.4 billion.

HCU Donates 47 Pints Of Blood

FNCU Merges With Small CU

ROCKFORD, Ill.-First Northern Credit Union merged with Behr Employees CU.

GLCU Hosts Blood Drive

NORTH CHICAGO, Ill.-Great Lakes CU hosted its annual blood drive with Life Source Blood Services. Anyone who registered to give blood was eligible to enter a drawing to win a 2003 PTCruiser.

HSCU Provides Service To Hospital

JACKSONVILLE, Fla.-Flagler Hospital has selected Health Services CU to be its provider for its 1,400 employees.

Maine CUs Donate To Food Banks

WESTBROOK, Maine-Maine credit unions donated $2,500 to five local food banks.

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