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CU Chapter Supports Jessica Lynch

Weirton, W.V.-The Weirton/Wellsburg Chapter of the West Virginia CU League honored former POW Jessica Lynch on her 20th birthday with a $1,000 check, a two-night stay at the Charleston Marriott, a $500 gift card from Kaufmann's store, a $100 gift card from Sears, and a gift basket from JCPenney.

SSFCU Awards 13 Scholarships

SAN ANTONIO, Texas-Security Service Federal Credit Union has awarded $6,500 in college scholarships to 13 high school seniors in Texas and Colorado.

AFCU Offers SBA Business Loans

MECHANICSBURG, Penn.-AmeriChoice Federal Credit Union signed a contract to offer SBA business loans.

KCu Collects Toys For Hospital

KENT, Ohio-Kent Credit Union collected toys for children at Children's Hospital Medical Center of Akron.

Unit No. 1 FCU Expands Charter

LOCKPORT, N.Y.-Unit No. 1 Federal Credit Union was approved by NCUA to expand its services to all of Niagara County, New York.

Wescom CU Reaches Milestone

PASADENA, Calif.-Wescom Credit Union has reached the 200,000-member milestone.

CCULF Honors Contributors

ARVADA, Colo.-The Colorado Credit Union League Foundation recognized Bellco Credit Union for making the largest contribution in 2002 to the foundation's Susan j. brayman Scholarship Fund and the Carrol d. Beach Scholarship Fund. Carroll Beach was recognized as the top individual supporter of the foundation in 2002. Elaine Hornung, Mary Kay Chalmers, and Clifford Grasmick were added to the Wall of Fame.

COFCU Supports Senior Center

LAS VEGAS-Community One Federal Credit Union partnered with Harrah's Senior Coalition to renovate the Margaret Rose Senior complex. COFCU staff contributed their efforts to the renovation, and the credit union donated $2,000 in food, goods, and services.

MSCU Awards 8 Scholarships

BIRMINGHAM, Ala.-Mutual Savings Credit Union awarded scholarships to the following eight high school seniors: Jason Coley, Sarah Herrman, Elizabeth Barrett, Sonya Merchant, Frank Orona, Lisa Messina, and Christy Haigler.

OCUL Gives Desjardins Awards

DUBLIN, Ohio-The Ohio CU League honored The Northwest Chapter of Credit Unions, Garfield Community Credit Union, and Ohio University Employees Credit Union with Desjardins Youth Financial Education Awards.

Maine CUs Raise $11,000

WESTBROOK, Maine-The Maine Credit Union Golf Tournament & Silent Auction raised $11,000 for ending hunger.

Ent FCU Awards 12 YES Grants

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo.-Ent Federal Credit Union awarded grants to 12 local organizations as part of its Youth Endowment Series. The recipient organizations are: Assistance League of Colorado Springs; Boys & Girls Club; Court Appointed Special Advocates; Child Care Response Team; Children's Literacy Center; Teen Court; Salvation Army; Fine Arts Center; Kennedy Center Imagination Celebration; Young Adult Summer Reading, and Shivers Memorial Concerts Programs.

WCU Parents Take Kids To Work

PASADENA, Calif.-Wescom Credit Union hosted more than 70 children during Take Our Daughters and Sons To Work Day. The day included a visit to CEO Darren Williams' office, during a grand tour of its headquarters.

S.C. CUs Honor High School Teacher

COLUMBIA, S.C.-Lexington High School teacher Kelly Evans has been named Financial Literacy Educator of the Year by South Carolina's credit unions. He received a plaque and a $1,000 check from the Carolinas Credit Union Foundation.

PSCU Raises $13,000 For CMN

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla.-PSCU Financial Services' Annual Golf Benefit raised $13,000 for the Children's Miracle Network. More than 70 golfers played to support All Children's Hospital, The Phoenix Children's Hospital, and the Tucson Medical Center.

CEFCU Sponsors Partners In Peace

PEORIA, Ill.-Citizens Equity First Credit Union sponsored the Partners in Peace awards luncheon benefitting the Center for Prevention of Abuse. The event, which raised $6,000, recognized individuals in Central Illinois who have furthered the center's mission of eliminating abuse and violence.

Ensign FCU To Open New HQ

CCUL Participates In Youth Expo

RANCHO CUCAMONGA, Calif.-The California Credit Union League was one of more than 100 exhibitors in the Youth Expo in Costa Mesa. Financial Partners CU, one of the sponsors of the Expo, handed out practice checkbooks to students from its booth, and league staffers gave out NEFE information kits.

WFCU Merges With TRWSFCU

LOS ANGELES-Western Federal Credit Union merged with TRW Systems Federal Credit Union. The integration of the two credit unions will be completed in the fourth quarter of 2003.

Citadel FCU Awards Teachers

THORNDALE, Penn.-Citadel Federal Credit Union announced the winners of the Citadel Heart of Learning Awards. They are: Cole Reilly, Sue Cornelius, and Jane Cornell.

Robins FCU Hosts Pre-Schoolers

WARNER ROBINS, Ga.-Students at Children's Friend Learning Center toured Robins Federal Credit Union. The children went behind teller lines, learned how the drive-thru works, and what a vault looks like.

CUO Named Business Of The Year

FERNDALE, Mich.-Credit Union ONE was awarded Business of the Year by LISTEN America, a prevention education program.

The credit union's Month of the Young Child is honoring children in a variety of ways, including reading children their favorite stories.

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