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CUs Open New Branch Facilities

* St. Louis Postal Credit Union held a ribbon cutting ceremony to commence the grand opening of its new Fenton, Mo. office.

* Water and Power Community Credit Union opened a new Westchester branch in Los Angeles.

* Hudson Valley Federal Credit Union held a grand opening celebration at its new Hopewell Junction branch in Poughkeepsie, N.Y.

Kitsap CU Reaches New Milestone

BREMERTON, Wash.-Kitsap Credit Union has grown to more than $513 million in assets. The credit union celebrated the milestone by offering a special commemorative pin to the first thousand members who visited its branches, and served refreshments for all.

NJCUL Raises $4,000 At MS Walk

HIGHTSTOWN, N.J.-The New Jersey Credit Union League team of 35 walkers raised $4,000 to help fund research and education of Multiple Sclerosis at the Mid-Jersey Chapter of the National Multiple Sclerosis Society's MS Walk.

SJFCU Awards 12 Scholarships

DEPTFORD, N.J.-South Jersey Federal Credit Union awarded college scholarships totaling $3,000 to Kevin Tracy, Christina Gaskill, Brenna Christensen, Kristina Steelman, Tia Smith, Luis Soto, Chidimma Acholonu, Aizen Stokes, Scott Read, Avery Watkins, Matthew Bailey, and Reynaldo Manosca.

Metro CU Celebrates 10 Years

WARREN, Mich.-METRO Credit Union is celebrating the 10th year anniversary of its student branch program. "Obviously, this program helps the credit union build relationships with these students and strong ties with the schools, which is really important to us," said METRO CU's Denise Williams, who directs the program.

NCUL Presents Service Award

OMAHA, Neb.-The Nebraska Credit Union League presented the professional distinguished service award to Mutual First FCU CEO Mark Uden.

SWCFCU Participates In MS Walk

WEIRTON, W.V.-Employees of Steel Works Community Federal Credit Union, along with their families and friends participated in the five-mile Multiple Sclerosis Walk.

Ohio CUs Offer Discount Tickets

TOLEDO, Ohio-Northwest Ohio credit unions are offering members discounted tickets for Cedar Point, Kings Island, and Six Flags Worlds of Adventure amusement parks.

T&C Wins Beautification Award

PONTIAC, Mich.-T&C Federal Credit Union received the Beautification Award from the Charter Township of Waterford, Waterford Cultural Council, and Waterford Area Chamber of Commerce.

DAFCU Awards 10 Scholarships

ANCHORAGE-Denali Alaskan Federal Credit Union awarded $500 college scholarships to Robert Kirchner, Erin Gillespie, Han Scheetz Freymiller, Jonathan Stralka, Kerry Kucko, Andrew Merrell, Esther Perman, Chris Frank, Anne Naomi Barker, and Christine Fagnant.

UTFCU Awards Students Scholarships

TINTON FALLS, N.J.-United Teletech FCU awarded $500 college scholarships to Gregory Bogart, Albert Chiou, Elizabeth Tollar, Caitlin Meuller, Amy Johnson, and Albert Liu.

SDCU Helps Recycle Eyeglasses

EVERGREEN PARK, Ill.-South Division Credit Union is participating in the Lions Club Recycle for Sight Program. The credit union collects used eyeglasses at all four of its member service branches for the program.

MECU Holds Day Of Caring

BALTIMORE, Md.-The Municipal Employees Credit Union held a Day of Caring. More than 100 employees volunteered to work with nine different non-profit agencies. Employees and board members contributed 1,000 hours of volunteer service to the organizations involved with the Day of Caring.

DFCU Helps Sponsor Flint Art Fair

FLINT, Mich.-Dort Federal Credit Union was a flagship sponsor of the 36th annual Flint Art Fair. "Dort Federal has always been a strong supporter of Flint's diverse and culturally rich community," stated DFCU Chair Jack Madison.

CUNJ Awarded Business Of The Year

EWING, N.J.-The Credit Union of New Jersey was recognized by Ewing Township as the Large Business of the Year.

KFCU Raises $17,000 For Charities

MANHATTAN BEACH, Calif.-Kinecta Federal Credit Union raised $17,000 for the 7th Annual AIDS Walk for Minority Women and Children and the 10th Annual Revlon Run/Walk for Women.

CFCU Awards 10 Scholarships

PLYMOUTH, Mich.-Community Federal Credit Union awarded $1,000 scholarships to Rahul Mehta, Sameer Dohadwala, Nicole genrich, Brandon Hill, Brendan Kownacki, Brandon Mancini, William O'Neill, Jane Pudvan, and Jennifer Walsh.

CU Chapter Sponsors Blood Drive

WEIRTON, W.V.-The Weirton-Wellsburg Chapter of Credit Unions recently sponsored a blood drive at the Three Springs Drive office of Steel Works Community FCU.

The Weirton-Wellsburg Chapter has also been supporting Operation ShoeBox, a program that provides items for those serving in the U.S. military.

In additional news, representatives of the Weirton-Wellsburg Chapter attended a reception to meet the new West Virginia State Democratic Chair Michael Callaghan.

ABCU Supports U.S. Troops

LANSING, Mich.-Member and employees of Auto Body Credit Union helped raise more than $1,500 for the Mid- Michigan Chapter of the American Red Cross in support of the Armed Forces Emergency Services Fund.

SEFCU Offers Free College Planners

ASTON, Penn.-Sun East Federal Credit Union and the Educational and Career Talent Search Program have teamed up to produce a free brochure entitled College Planning for High School Students. Sun East members can obtain a copy at any of its eight branches.

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