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AmeriChoice Donates $1,200

MECHANICSBURG, Penn.-AmeriChoice Federal Credit Union donated $1,200 to the Jake Gittlen Memorial Golf Tournament, which benefits cancer research at Penn State Hershey Medical Center.

TFCU Awards $1,000 Scholarships

TUSCON, Ariz.-Tucson Federal Credit Union awarded $1,000 scholarships to Emillie Brill Duisberg, Joelle Emerson, and Daniel Polan.

AHFCU Rewards Local Hero

PHILADELPHIA-The American Heritage Federal Credit Union honored Mike Baker with its American Heritage Award and $500 for his heroic rescue of the driver of a car that went into the Delaware Canal.

SEFCU Celebrates New Frontiers

CONCORDVILLE, Penn.-Sun East Federal Credit Union held its 54th annual meeting, which was themed "exploring new frontiers."

UTFCU Has Grand Opening Event

TINTON FALLS, N.J.-United Teletech Federal Credit Union held a grand opening at its North Burnswick branch.

SWCFCU Welcomes Brownie Troop

WEIRTON, W.V.-Steel Works Community FCU was host to Brownie Troop #3157, where the girls toured the credit union and learned about daily operations.

In additional news, State House Delegate Randy Swartzmiller recently spoke at the Weirton-Wellsburg Chapter of Credit Unions.

WPCU Hosts Reading Series

FAIRBORN, Ohio-Wright-Patt Credit Union's Navigators Celebrity Readers Series hosted a reading show with Ronald McDonald, and Rep. Kevin DeWine for first and second grade students at Five Points Elementary School.

T&CFCU Celebrates 50 Years

LFCU Supports The USO

HAMPTON, Va.-Langley Federal Credit Union sponsored a radio remote to benefit the USO of Hampton roads. The show was broadcast live from LFCU headquarters. The USO accepted donations and sold raffle tickets for a Harley Davidson motorcycle.

St. Anne's CU Awards Scholarships

FALL RIVER, Mass.-At its 67th annual meeting, St. Anne's Credit Union awarded 12 $1,000 scholarships to high school students.

FCU Awards 10 Scholarships

SAN ANTONIO, Texas-Firstmark Credit Union awarded $1,000 scholarships to: Timothy Appel, Austin Oliver, Albert Dam, Amy Lewis, Robert Miller, Lindsey Schaal, Jazzmen Ansualda, karissa McHenry, Jamie Grams, and Christine Gamez.

USAFCU Team Joins MS Walk

SAN DIEGO-USA Federal Credit Union participated in the National Multiple Sclerosis Society's MS Walk and joined more than 600 teams and helped raise $1,164,461 for the charity.

RCCU Focuses On Community

RIVERSIDE, Calif.-Riverside County Credit Union brought technology into focus as the presenting sponsors of Technology Grove at the annual State Bros. Riverside Orange Blossom Festival. In order to focus on two plasma screens, credit union employees distributed souvenir 3-D glasses on site.

In additional news, RCCU recognized Kathy Roney as a founding team member of Riverside County's Curtailing Abuse Related to the Elderly Program, and her volunteer involvement in elder consumer and financial fraud prevention.

Maine CUs Support Education

WESTBROOK, Maine-Maine credit unions distributed more than 1,000 high school financial planning program student guides and a guide for junior high school students called "How To manage Your Share Draft Account" in an effort to increase understanding about personal finance and money management to children.

WCCU Supports Volunteer Work

WESTERLY, R.I.-Westerly Community Credit Union sponsored Investment In Youth Program, which gives middle school students the opportunity to complete an essay about volunteering and what they learn from the experience.The volunteer work raises money for schools, and to date more than $13,000 has been raised.

XFCU Distributes Educational Tape

EL SEGUNDO, Calif.-Xerox Federal Credit Union helped distribute free civic videotapes to 20,000 high school students to learn about how the U.S. Constitution affects their daily lives.

Iowa CUF Awards Scholarships

DES MOINES, Iowa-The Iowa CU Foundation awarded $5,750 in education scholarships, and $6,000 in Family Involvement Board scholarships to Colin Hogan, Emily Bartholomew, Jennifer Rueschenbert, Kay McGee, Kimerly Swanson, and Melinda Koch.

SDFCU Helps Teach Students

ALEXANDRIA, Va.-State Department Federal Credit Union is teaching financial basics to first and second graders at Jefferson- Houston Elementary school.

FCU Supports Financial Literacy

PHILADELPHIA, Penn.-Freedom Credit Union recently gave away money management booklets for children, college funding guides, and safety tips and literature concerning the importance of seatbelts.

CFCU Cuts Ribbon At New Branch

Muncie Federal Credit Union collects articles to help Operation Compassion From The Home Front.

ECCU Sponsors Trip To Tallahassee

JACKSONVILLE, Fla.-Educational Community Credit Union sponsored a Take Stock in Children lobbying trip to Tallahassee.

Indiana CU Collects For Troops

MUNCIE, Ind.-Muncie Federal Credit Union helped the Salvation Army collect articles for delivery to U.S. troops in Iraq.

NFCU Hosts 230 Students

VIENNA, Va.-Navy FCU hosted Kids Day and welcomed 230 children to join their parents at work for the day.

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