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Founders FCU Achieves Milestone

LANCASTER, S.C.-Founders Federal Credit Union surpassed a milestone of $700 million in loans. Management thanked employees with random drawings of spa kits.

SDCU CEO Thanks Ill. Lawmakers

EVERGREEN PARK, Ill.-South Division Credit Union CEO Geraldine Burek participated in the annual Legislative Day & Reception sponsored by the Illinois CU League.

Workers' CU To Open New Branch

Workers' CU CEO Frederick Healey and AVP Shawn Linehan review plans for the credit union's new branch in Collage Mall in Acton, Mass.

WCUL Sponsors Financial Education

PEWAUKEE, Wis.-The Wisconsin Credit Union League sponsored a financial education institute, which gave teachers the tools and knowledge to teach personal finance to their students.

NEFCU Awards 74 Scholarships

WESTBURY, N.Y.-Nassau Educators Federal Credit Union awarded a total of $35,000 to 70 students who attend Nassau County public and private schools. In addition, $2,000 was awarded to four students related to members, regardless of where they attended school.

SFFCU Partners With BALANCE

SAN FRANCISCO-San Francisco Federal Credit Union partnered with BALANCE, a financial fitness program specializing in financial education and counseling services for credit unions and their members.

In additional news, SFFCU sponsored four weekends of San Francisco Free Shakespeare in the Park.

SLCCU Donates Stuffed Animals

ST. LOUIS, Mo.-St. Louis Community Credit Union donated 200 stuffed animals to area children as part of its first annual Hug A Bear program. The stuffed animals were presented to the St. Louis Police and Fire Departments, who distributed them to children who have been traumatized by abuse and other crimes.

SSSCU Teach Teens About Money

LAS VEGAS-Silver State Schools Credit Union launched Understanding Your Money, which is an interactive web-based program designed to teach teenagers about money management and sensible personal finance decisions.

USACU Serves LoDo Neighborhood

DENVER, Colo.-U.S. Alliance Credit Union has become the first credit union to serve the residents and employees of LoDo, which is a neighborhood known for its history, controversy, and eccentric character.

MWFCU Raises Money For Hospital

ANN ARBOR, Mich.-MidWest Financial Credit Union held a membership drive and raised $4,860 for C.S. Mott Children's Hospital.

Heartland CU To Build Main Office

MADISON, Wis.-Heartland Credit Union has plans with the La Macchia Group to build a new 30,000 square-foot main office and retail branch.

NHCU Co-Sponsors Golf Tourney

MANASSAS, Va.-New Horizon Credit Union was a co-sponsor of a golf tournament that raised $5,855 to help with medical bills for eight-month old Kyah Lorrine Robertson, who has been diagnosed with a cancerous tumor, located in her abdomen.

RFCU Awards $1,000 Grand Prize

MONTEZUMA, Ga.-Robins Federal Credit Union named Charlie Tookes the grand prize winner of its $1,000 sweepstake contest.

MFCU Breaks Ground For Branch

Marcy Federal Credit Union breaks ground at the site of its new facility in Rome, N.Y.

MCASBFCU Sponsors Blood Drives

BEAUFORT, S.C.-MCAS Beaufort Federal Credit Union recently sponsored two blood drives.

Unity One FCU Awards Scholarships

FORT WORTH, Texas-Unity One Federal Credit Union awarded Lauren Gouffray the $1,000 Robert Bennett Memorial Scholarship.

TFCU Announces Sponsorships

SALEM, Va.-The board of directors of Tech Federal Credit Union approved sponsorship for the Roanoke Rescue Mission, the YMCA, the Roanoke's Children's Advocacy Center, the Council of Community Services. and the New River Valley's RAFT-ACCESS Crisis Hotline.

UFCU Holds Branch Grand Opening

AUSTIN, Texas-University Federal Credit Union held a grand opening at its new branch located at Brodie and Slaugher Lanes.

Calif. CUs Walk Dogs For Education

RANCHO CUCAMONGA, Calif.-To raise money to fund financial literacy education in California high schools, the Richard Myles Johnson Foundation and local chapters of the California CU League are holding three Paws for Education Walks, where credit union staff, members, and volunteers will collect pledges for every kilometer they walk their pet.

T&CFCU Raises $7,500 For Cancer

Clarkston, Mich.-T&C Federal Credit Union participated in a 24-hour Relay For Life and raised more than $7,500 to benefit the American Cancer Society.

American 1 Has Loan Sale Drawing

JACKSON, Mich.-American 1 Federal Credit Union named Charles and Linda Blumenfeld the winners of a loan sale drawing, which got their $28,000 loan halved.

OCCU Wins Best Practices Award

EUGENE, Ore.-Oregon Community Credit Union received the Credit Union Direct Lending Best Practices Award.

W.V. Chapter Holds Blood Drive

Weirton, W.V.-The Weirton-Wellsburg Chapter of Credit Union sponsored a blood drive, where 30 pints of blood were collected.

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