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CUs' Car Sale Tops $7 Million

DALEVILLE, Ala.-Army Aviation Center Federal Credit Union, Fedapostal Federal Credit Union, and MTC Federal Credit Union hosted the two-day 19th Annual New Car/Recreational Vehicle/Boat Show and Sale. More than 100,000 members received private invitations to the members-only sale, which had more than 2,000 new and program vehicles from which to choose. More than $7 million and 315 cars, recreational vehicles and boats changed hands.

CCCU Sends Care Packages To Troops

SAN DIEGO-California Coast Credit Union teamed up with the USO World Headquarters to help provide care packages for the troops in Iraq and Kuwait.

WCU Gives Packer Prize To Member

MENOMONIE, Wis.-As part of the annual CMN Chain of Hearts fundraising campaign, WESTconsin Credit Union named Jim Farmer the winner of a Green Bay Packers Party Pack.

PLCU Achieves New Milestone

SAN DIEGO-Point Loma Credit Union achieved the milestone of attaining assets in excess of more than $500 million.

NFCU Ranks 12 In Places To Work

HAMPTON ROADS, Va.-Navy Federal Credit Union ranked 12th in Inside Business' listing of the top 25 places to work.

CCU Names Scholarship WInner

FRANKFORT, Ky.-Commonwealth Credit Union awarded recent high school graduate Scott Moore the Nathan Leach "Reach for the Stars" Scholarship.

RBFCU Participates in Charity Game

SAYREVILLE, N.J.-Raritan Bay FCU participated in the South Amboy Middle/High School Charity Volleyball Game to benefit the senior class fund.

South Calif./Ariz. Council Tours Bank

SAN DIMAS, Calif.-WesCorp sponsored a tour of the Federal Reserve Bank Building for the Southern California/Arizona Council of CUES. The event included a presentation by Federal Reserve Research Economist Dan

Wilson, and a reception/networking session.

IGCU Walks For Cystic Fibrosis

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo.-Independent Group Credit Union staff walked six miles in the 13th annual Great Strides Walk to Cure Cystic Fibrosis, and raised $900 for the charity.

CEFCU Supports U.S. Troops

PEORIA, Ill.-CEFCU employees prepared and sent 18 thank you gift packages to active military personnel deployed in Iraq.

In additional news, CEFCU raised $1,067 for the American Red Cross Operation Helping Hands project, which raises money to help the families of soldiers deployed in Iraq.

CCU Reads At Middle School

SAN DIEGO-Cabrillo Credit Union participated in San Diego READS at Thurgood Marshall Middle School.

In additional news, the credit union participated in Bring Your Child to Work Day and provided a tour of its facility in the Federal Building.

Cabrillo CU received an award of merit form CUES for its quarterly newsletter.

AFFN Supports Elementary School

TAMPA, Fla.-Armed Forces Financial Network showed support of families of U.S. troops deployed overseas by adopting students at Wilson Elementary School in Fort Benning, Ga., sending them gifts and supplies, and arranging for a pizza party for the entire school.

Citadel FCU Awards Scholarships

THORNDALE, Penn.-Citadel Federal Credit Union awarded $1,000 future business leader scholarships to Jacqueline Cecco, Amethyst Cosgrove, Caitlin Lacey, and Nicolette Leigh Mento.

WECU Names Scholarship Winners

LONGVIEW, Wash.-Weyerhaeuser Employees' Credit Union awarded $2,000 college scholarships to Brandon Henderson, Jill Cogan, Ashley Koski, Kimberly Grimes, and Erica Jennings. Students awarded $1,000 scholarships are Stephanie Dawkins, Phillip Elliott, Stacey Vogel, Daniel Dennis, and Mary Hansen.

MFFCU Breaks Ground For New HQ

Mutual First Federal Credit Union breaks ground at the site of its new corporate headquarters and service branch in Omaha, Neb.

CUs Donate Supplies To Preschools

LAS VEGAS-A group of Southern Nevada credit unions collected and donated a variety of art supplies and children's books to Classrooms on Wheels, which brings free, bi-lingual preschools in renovated school buses to at-risk children in 23 neighborhoods in Clark County.

MACU Awards Students Scholarships

SALT LAKE CITY-Mountain America Credit Union awarded $1,000 scholarships to Brandi Ann Brown, Larissa Ann Brown, and Christopher Fahim.

NCUA Chair Dollar Visits UT FCU

KNOXVILLE, Tenn.-NCUA Chairman Dennis Dollar visited UT Federal Credit Union to discuss future plans associated with a 40-census-tract underserved charter that the credit union received.

APGFCU Sponsors Health Fair

ABERDEEN, Md.-Aberdeen Proving Ground Federal Credit Union sponsored a Health Fair for employees at its Operations Center. Local health care professionals took part in the event, including Vision Associates, Physicians Plus Medical Center, laser eye surgeons, massage therapists, and plastic surgeons.

Ent FCU Raises $45,000 For Cancer

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo.-Ent Federal Credit Union contributed $45,000 to the 2003 American Cancer Society Relay for Life event.

"For many of our staff, the 2003 Relay for Life was personal. We participated to honor Elmer Weikal, our colleague, and other friends and family members lost this year to cancer," said Ent FCU SVP James Moore.

VCU Tutors Students In Reading

RICHMOND, Va.-Virginia Credit Union employees are volunteering their time to help second and third grade students from Patrick Henry Elementary School bring their reading skills to grade level.

Student-Run Branch Wins Award

LAWRENCE, Kan.-The first student-run credit union in Kansas run by sixth-graders at Hillcrest Elementary and supported by Free State Credit Union was awarded the Kansas Partners in Education Award of Excellence.

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