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Workers CU Holds Gives Away Prizes

FITCHBURG, Mass.-All eight branches of Workers Credit Union held a month-long Summer Sizzler celebration and gave away $300 gift certificates, cash prizes, and a grand prize trip to Las Vegas.

CU Chapter Collects Toys For Tots

WEIRTON, W. Va.-The Weirton-Wellsburg Chapter of Credit Unions are collecting Toys for Tots to be distributed to needy children.

In additional news, the Weirton-Wellsburg Chapter is participating in AARP's Salute to Service project, which sends thank you cards to those serving in the military from the state of West Virginia.

MSDFCU Holds Party For Kid's Club

NORTH WALES, Penn.-Merck Sharp & Dohme Federal Credit Union Held a party for its Dollar Dog Kid's Club members. Children participated in games, and ate hot dogs, pretzels and cupcakes.

SACU Honors Middle School Teacher

SAN ANTONIO, Texas-San Antonio Federal Credit Union honored Laura Aten, a teacher a the Heritage Middle School, with a $1,000 check and winner of the ExCel Golden Apple Trophy.

Columbia CU Plans Branch Relocation

Rendering of a new downtown branch and administration office for Columbia Credit Union in Vancouver, Wash.

Valley CU Hosts Golf Tournament

SAN JOSE, Calif.-Valley Credit Union hosted its first annual Charity Golf Tournament and raised $20,000 to benefit The Mexican Heritage Plaza and The National Hispanic University.

SDCU Sponsors Free Seminar

EVERGREEN PARK, Ill.-South Division Credit Union recently sponsored a free seminar on long-term care insurance.

CorePlus FCU Named Top Fundraiser

NORWICH, Conn.-CorePlus Federal Credit Union raised $5,160 for the American Diabetes Association Walk for Diabetes and was named the top corporate fundraiser.

SSFCU Hosts Emergency Blood Drive

SAN ANTONIO, Texas-Security Service Federal Credit Union recently hosted an emergency blood drive in support of the South Texas Blood and Tissue Center. With blood supply at an all-time low, an emergency drive was organized in an effort to help replenish the stock. Twenty SSFCU employees donated blood.

OCCU Holds Neighborhood Picnic

FOUNTAIN VALLEY, Calif.-To promote its newest branch, Orange County's Credit Union held a picnic in the parking lot. More than 1,000 guests enjoyed BBQ sandwiches, hot dogs, Dixieland music, a petting zoo, popcorn, cookies and free giveaways.

CUNA CU Donates To Centro Hispano

MADISON, Wis.-CUNA Credit Union donated $1,500 for a computer projector for Centro Hispano, which promotes a better quality of life for the Latino community. The projector will be used for training programs that CUNA CU conducts.

NSCFCU Holds Grand Opening Event

North Side Community Federal Credit Union cut the ribbon at the grand opening of its new branch in Chicago.

Cutting the ribbon, from left, NCUA Region IV Director Nicholas Veghts, NCUA Board Member Deborah Matz, and Chicago City Councilperson Helen Shiller.

GFCU Hosts Paintball Tournament

ATLANTA-Georgia Federal Credit Union hosted a paintball tournament to help raise money for the Credit Union Political Action Committee. Seven teams of seven competed for the top spot in a round robin elimination tournament. Individual and corporate sponsors donated funds to help CUPAC.

Citadel FCU Offers Smart Start Service

THORNDALE, Penn.-Citadel Federal Credit Union presented member James Pownall a $1,000 check as part of Citadel's Smart Start promotion. "The promotion was developed because there was a need for a convenient account switching service," said VP of Marketing and Training Mike Schnably.

CCCU Awards Student Scholarship

RANCHO CUCAMONGA, Calif.-The California Center Credit Union awarded Andrea Chan a $500 Future Leaders Scholarship.

CEFCU Awards Three Scholarships

PEORIA, Ill.-CEFCU awarded Tyan Beals, Kayla Fitzgerald, and Ruth Glueck $1,000 member appreciation scholarships.

DFCU Financial Awards Scholarships

DEARBORN, Mich.-DFCU Financial awarded Karen Kudelko $2,000 for up to four years, and Justin Craig, and Shira Stoorman with $2,000 scholarships.

Ent FCU Receives Success Award

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo.-Ent Federal Credit Union received the CFS Step Up to Success Award at the annual meeting of CUSO Financial Services. The credit union was recognized for a 161% increase in member use of its investment services.

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