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City & County CU Turns 75

ST. PAUL, Minn.-City & County Credit Union is celebrating its 75th anniversary, and the recent approval of a community charter expanding its membership to Ramsey, Washington, and Northern Dakota Counties, and the cities of Maple Grove, Plymouth and Osseo.

FNCU To Sponsor Taste Of Rockford

ROCKFORD, Ill.-First Northern Credit Union has agreed to be the primary sponsor of the Taste of Rockford for the third year in a row. Last year the event drew more than 20,000 people, who came to taste a variety of foods from local restaurants.

Minn. Legislators Applaud CUs

Rep. Dave Senjem applauds credit unions at a Minnesota CU Network sponsored meeting in St. Paul, which was attended by more than 125 people.

Hobart Service Center Celebrates

HOBART, Ind.-The Hobart Service Center, the first shared branch in Indiana, held an open house to celebrate its 10th anniversary.

CUNA CU Raises $5,471 For CMN

MADISON, Wis.-CUNA Credit Union held a month-long fundraising campaign and collected $5,471 for the Children's Miracle Network.

Hiway FCU Meets Rep. Kennedy

Employees from Hiway FCU, St. Paul, meet with Rep. Mark Kennedy at his office in Washington, D.C.

ESCU Expands Its Membership

MAUMEE, Ohio-Erie Shores Credit Union has expanded its membership to include people who live in Lucas County, Perrysburg, Perrysburg Township, Middleton Township, Rossford, Northwood, Walbridge, and Lake Township in Wood County.

SDCU Receives Desjardins Award

EVERGREEN PARK, Ill.-South Division Credit Union received the Desjardins Youth Financial Education Award in recognition of its efforts to support financial literacy among youth in its south suburban service areas.

WPCU Encourages Kids To Read

FAIRBORN, Ohio-Wright-Patt Credit Union's Celebrity Readers Series featured Mrs. Hope Taft, First Lady of Ohio, who met with students and read with them to stress the importance of reading in their lives.

AFFCU Named Top Organization

SAN ANTONIO-Air Force Federal Credit Union was chosen Organization of the Year by the Alamo Chapter of the Air Force Association.

CSCU Receives 5-Star Rating

LIVONIA, Mich.-Co-op Services Credit Union reported a 23% increase in home mortgage financing, and was recently recognized by Bauer Financial Reports with a five-star designation.

MCUN Honors Elected Officials

BLOOMINGTON, Minn.-The Minnesota Credit Union Network hosted a tribute in Washington, D.C., to honor the Minnesota Congressional delegation, their staff, and local elected officials from across the state.

SWCFCU Earns 5-Star Rating

WEIRTON, W.V.-Steel Works Community Federal Credit Union has earned a five-star superior rating from Bauer Financial Reports.

Maine CUs Help End Hunger

Maine Credit Unions' Campaign for Ending Hunger present a $10,000 check to the Good Shepherd Food Bank.

RCU's Home Loan Dept. Tops List

EAU CLAIRE, Wis.-RCU has been ranked sixth nationwide in the amount of first mortgages originated among credit unions, according to Callahan & Associates. The RCU Home Loan Department also received a Top Performance Award from CMG Mortgage Insurance Company in recognition of its outstanding mortgage loan quality and quantity.

Wis. CUs To Present Check On Air

PEWAUKEE, Wis.-More than $257,000 from more than 300 Wisconsin credit unions will be part of a check presentation on the televised Miracle Celebration for the the Children's Miracle Network.

ICU Donates $20,000 To CMN

Idadiv Credit Union, Nampa, Idaho raffled off wagons of toys and raised $841 for the Children's Miracle Network, which makes a total $19,750 donation for 2002.

CACU Receives 5 Omni Awards

LENEXA, Kan.-Community America Credit Union earned five Omni awards, including Best of Show for its "Nice France" radio spot.

CFCU VP Featured on Radio Show

THORNDALE, Penn.-Citadel FCU VP of marketing and training Mike Schnably was featured on WCOJ radio station to discuss the Citadel Heart of Learning Award program.

CU Changes Name to Fort Financial

FORT WAYNE, Ind.-Dana FCU changed its named to Fort Financial Federal Credit Union.

Vermont FCU Celebrates 50 Years

BURLINGTON, Vt.-Vermont Federal Credit Union celebrated its 50th anniversary with more than 200 members at its annual meeting.

Gov. Bush Welcomes Navy FCU

Florida Gov. Bush participated with Navy FCU CEO Brian McDonnell at the CU's groundbreaking ceremony for its new member service center in Pensacola, Fla.

T&C FCU Walks For Warmth

BLOOMFIELD HILLS, Mich.-T&C Federal Credit Union sponsored the annual Walk for Warmth event, which raised more than $20,000 to help area citizens maintain heat in their homes in winter.

PSFCU Helps Read Across America

PASADENA, Calif.-To support Pasadena Unified School District Read Across America celebration, Pasadena Schools FCU donated funds to purchase Dr. Seuss's book "Oh, the Things You Can Think!" to each school.

Wash. CUs Support Jump$tart

SEATTLE, Wash.-Washington credit unions and various community organizations have come together to form Jump$tart Washington to help improve the financial literay of all Washingtonians.

CU New Name An Evergreen

Evergreen Credit Union, unveils its new name on the exterior sign of its Neenah, Wis. branch.

HHFCU Supports Grieving Center

NEWBURGH, N.Y.-Hudson Heritage FCU is selling stuffed lions to raise money for the Children's Grieving Center of Hospice of Orange and Sullivan Counties, and St. Luke's Cornwall Hospital.

SSFCU Opens New Service Center

Security Service FCU cuts the ribbon at it new service center in Highland Hills, Texas.

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