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ACFCU Has SBA Guaranteed Loan

MECHANICSBURG, Penn.-AmeriChoice Federal Credit Union is the first credit union in Pennsylvania to have a small business administration guaranteed loan approved.

Manchin Speaks At Chapter Meeting

West Virginia Secretary of State Joseph Manchin, center, was guest speaker at the Weirton-Wellsburg Chapter meeting.

RFCU Supports Race For The Cure

MACON, Ga.-Robins Federal Credit Union was a corporate sponsor of the Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure, which raised more than $850.

WCUF Donates To Pete Crear Fund

FEDERAL WAY, Wash.-The Washington Credit Union Foundation gave $500 to the Pete Crear Scholarship Fund, which offers three $2,000 scholarships.

BCSCU Breaks Ground For New Office

Benton County Schools celebrated its 50th anniversary by breaking ground at the site of its new facility in Corvallis, Ore.

DCCU Holds Clothing Drive For TAKE

ANKENY, Iowa-Deere Community Credit Union held a clothing drive to benefit The Ankeny Klothing Exchange.

MECU Wins Desjardins Youth Award

APPLETON, Wis.-Miller Electric Credit Union won the Desjardins Youth Financial Education Award for its Financial Institution Education Club for teens.

SCFCU Receives ELLY Awards

NORTH CHARLESTON, S.C.-South Carolina Federal Credit Union took top honors in two categories at CUNA's ELLY Awards. SCFCU CEO Robert Dargan won training champion award, SCFCU eLearning Specialist Kelly Hall won e-learning award, and SCFCU training team won training professional of the year award.

EFCU Supports Veterans Day Parade

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo.-Ent Federal Credit Union sponsored the local Veterans Day Parade, which honored all military veterans with a special salute to Vietnam veterans and those returning from duty in Iraq.

RRFCU Awards Student Scholarships

ALTUS, Okla.-Red River Federal Credit Union awarded Joey Floyd, Laura powell, Jana Monholland, and Craig Buster $500 scholarships.

In additional news, the credit union opened a new student-run branch in Liberty Eylau High School.

Volunteers from Red River FCU taught eighth graders about the benefits of business and the free enterprise system.

CU Chapter Awards 5 Scholarships

LINCOLN, Neb.-The Lincoln Chapter of Credit Unions awarded five scholarships. The winners were: Melanie Newell, $1,300; Kari Sufficool, Bradley Johnson, and Angie Kubalek, each $800, and Sarah Shefferd-Wollen, $500.

TLFCU Collects Cell Phones

MAPLE GROVE, Minn.-TopLine Federal Credit Union is collecting cell phones, which are being reprogrammed for emergency use and distributed to Anoka County senior citizens.

WCU Participates In Aids Walk LA

PASADENA, Calif.-Wescom Credit Union employees participated in AIDS Walk Los Angeles, which benefits AIDS Project Los Angeles and the AIDS service organizations across Los Angeles.

WESCU To Open Everett Branch

OLYMIA, Wash.-Washington State Employees Credit Union opened a new branch in South Everett.

Colo. League Awards Scholarship

ARVADA, Colo.-The Colorado Credit Union League Foundation awarded Mary KaRene Kunselman with the $5,000 Brayman-Beach Scholarship.

MAFCU Celebrates Member Service

MEADVILLE, Penn.-Meadville Area Federal Credit Union held a member service week celebration to acknowledge employees. Activities included themed dress-up days and awards that staff voted for.

N.J. CUs Visit Children's Hospital

HIGHTSTOWN, N.J.-The fundraising efforts for the Children's Miracle Network by the staff of several New Jersey credit unions and the New Jersey Credit Union League were validated as they toured the Bristol-Meyers Squibb Children's Hospital in New Brunswick.

RCU Opens Student-Run Branch

EAU CLAIRE, Wis.-RCU held a ribbon cutting ceremony at the grand opening of its new student-run branch at Robbins Elementary School.

AEFCU Cuts Ribbon At New Branch

EAST HARTFORD, Conn.-American Eagle Federal Credit Union held a ribbon cutting ceremony at the grand opening of its new branch in Glastonbury.

CTFCU Holds Fundraising Drawing

MYRTLE BEACH, S.C.-Carolina Trust Federal Credit Union held a raffle to raise funds for the Victory Junction Gang Camp. Raffle tickets were $10 and offered a chance to win a new Bass Tracker boat with an outboard motor and trailer.

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