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RBFCU Awards $500 Scholarships

SAYREVILLE, N.J. Raritan Bay Federal Credit Union awarded Erin Campbell, Patricia Norek, and Lauren O'Connell $500 scholarships.

WFFCU Achieves 5-Star Rating

WEBSTER, Mass. Webster First Federal Credit Union has earned a 5-star superior rating for financial strength from Bauer Financial, Inc.

NEFCU Participates In AIDS Walk

WESTBURY, N.Y. Nassau Educators Federal Credit Union participated in the Long Island Association for AIDS Care's Light Up the Sky event. The Nassau Educators FCU team collected $7,658 at the AIDS Walk, which is a 5K pledged walkathon.

RFCU Donates $6,500 To CMN

WARNER ROBINS, Ga. Robins Federal Credit Union presented a $6,507 check at the Annual National Children's Miracle Network Telethon. Members of the Georgia Chapter of Credit Unions also presented a second check for $6,584.

In additional news, the credit union named James R. Stevens as the winner of a Palm Pilot during the credit union's recent online promotion.

The credit union also awarded Franklin Ard, Jennifer Lan, Gwendolyn Reid, Richard Fleck, and Clarisse Steans $1,000 scholarships.

CSCFCU Supports Local Charities

WALLINGFORD, Conn. Constitution State Corporate Federal Credit Union supported charities through the sale of raffle tickets to benefit the Connecticut Charitable Foundation. Employees sold 3,500 raffle tickets to raise a total of $7,000 for the foundation. The credit union rewarded employees who sold more than 50 tickets with windbreakers.

SSFCU Raises $50,000 For CMN

SAN ANTONIO, Texas Security Service Federal Credit Union held its 16th annual golf classic and raised more than $50,000 for the Children's Miracle Network to benefit Christus Santa Rosa Children's Hospital.

TECH FCU Awards Scholarships

ROANOKE, Va. TECH Federal Credit Union awarded Charles McRaven the Fritz Kehn Scholarship. The Charles Perkins Scholarship winners were: Paul Hiner, Krystal D. Allen, and Tammy Johnson. All recipients received $1,000 toward college.

MCUA Holds Bass Tourney For CMN

ST. LOUIS, Mo. The Missouri Credit Union Association held the 7th annual Buddy Bass Tournament, which attracted 153 fishing enthusiasts, and raised $9,370 for the Children's Miracle Network.

ACU Participates In Tour de Cure

MECHANICSBURG, Penn. AmerChoice Federal Credit Union partnered with The American Diabetes Association for the 2003 Tour de Cure, which attracted more than 350 riders, who biked along the roads of Boiling Springs, Carlisle, and Newville to raise money to prevent and cure diabetes.

Vermont FCU Awards Scholarships

BURLINGTON, Vt. The Vermont Federal Credit Union awarded Andrea Jette, Connor Morton, Julie Haaijema, and Adriene Katz $500 scholarships as recognition for outstanding academic achievement.

MWFCU Bowls For Big Brothers

ANN ARBOR, Mich. MidWest Financial Credit Union raised more than $1,500 for Big Brothers and Big Sisters during the credit union's annual Bowl for Kids Sake event.

St. Mary's Bank Announces Alliance

MANCHESTER, N.H. St. Mary's Bank and the Sadler Insurance Agency announced a strategic alliance to offer low-cost insurance products through St. Mary's Insurance Services.

CCU Raises $5,500 For Hospital

SAN DIEGO Cabrillo Credit Union raised more than $5,500, through paper balloon sales and a silent auction, to benefit San Diego's Children's Hospital.

In additional news, the credit union received a bronze award for its newsletter from the Marketing Association of Credit Unions.

RCCU Receives CAPE Award

RIVERSIDE, Calif. Riverside County's Credit Union won top honors for its involvement with The California Awards for Performance Excellence (CAPE) program, administered by the California Council for Excellence.

AFCU Member Wins $1,000

JACKSONVILLE, Ark. Arkansas Federal Credit Union member Stephen Dillon was named the winner of the $1,000 CarSale.com giveaway.

CFCU Lynnhaven Branch Moves

Virginia Beach, Va. Chartway Federal Credit Union's Lynnhaven branch office recently moved to a larger and more convenient location at Lynnhaven Parkway and International Parkway.

CMN Honors Credit Unions For Kids

ST. PAUL, Minn. Gillette Children's Specialty Healthcare and the Children's Miracle Network honored Credit Unions for Kids at a dinner event that celebrated $2 million in contributions raised. Phil Backman, EVP of U.S. FCU, presented medals to 30 champion patients at Gillette.

RBFCU Holds Groundbreaking

Randolph-Brooks FCU holds groundbreaking event at the site of its new Rigsby branch in San Antonio, Texas.

ICU Awards College Scholarships

BOSTON The Industrial CU recently awarded eight students $1,000 scholarships to be used for college tuition, books, and fees. The winning entries were drawn by Massachusetts Senate President Robert E. Travaglini, who said, "This is a commendable example of how private business is investing in the education of our young citizens and a future work force."

CFCU OKd For Community Charter

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. Coastline Federal Credit Union has been approved by the National Credit Union Administration as Duval County's first federally chartered community credit union.

OCCU Hosts Grand Opening Event

Orange County's CU hosts a grand opening celebration at its new corporate headquarters located at East St. Andren Place in Santa Ana, Calif. The event included the unveiling of a three-dimensional wall sculpture.

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