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CEFCU Awards 7 Scholarships

PEORIA, Ill.-CEFCU awarded $4,000 Member Appreciation Scholarships to Melissa Baker, Douglas Cooper, Jeffrey Heigert, Phillip Kunz, Jeron Sanders, Amanda Vicary, and Laura Wiggers.

Pinellas FCU Participates In Walk

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla.-Pinellas Federal Credit Union participated in the 5K Making Strides Against Breast Cancer event.

APGFCU Hosts Financial Fair

ABERDEEN, Md.-Aberdeen Proving Ground Federal Credit Union hosted a Financial Wellness Fair, which featured experts in various areas of financial education speaking to more than 100 attendees.

FRFCU Raises $25,000 For ARC

BRIDGEWATER, N.J.-Financial Resources Federal Credit Union held a golf tournament and raised $25,000 to benefit the ARC of Somerville's Camp Jotoni. The camp is a wheelchair accessible program that enables all campers to enjoy sports and other activities.

MidWest FCU Salutes Veterans

ANN ARBOR, Mich.-The Veterans Affairs Medical Center hosted a Veteran's Day program, and volunteers from MidWest Financial Credit Union's staff were on hand to help event coordinators with the festivities.

Hanscom FCU Dedicates Board Room

Hanscom FCU dedicated its board room to Jerry Hurley, past chairman, at the completion of renovatations to its headquarters in Hanscom AFB, Mass.

JSCFCU Board Members Honored

HOUSTON, Texas-JSC FCU board members were the recipients of the Volunteer of the Year award from the Texas Credit Union League.

SEFCU Raises Money For Local Teen

ASTON, Penn.-The employees of Sun East Federal Credit Union donated $1,500 to Eddie Lancaster, a local teen traumatically injured. Funds were raised through hoagie sales, pretzel sales, donations, and a special "Jeans Day." The credit union matched all funds.

Credit Unions Open New Branches

* SAGINAW, Mich.-Catholic Federal Credit Union opened a school branch at Nouvel Catholic Central High School.

* WALTON, N.Y.-Sidney Federal Credit Union opened a new branch office and celebrated its 25th anniversary at the grand opening event.

* MADISON, Wis.-CUNA Credit Union opened a new branch in Cottage Grove.

* SPANISH FORK, Utah-Mountain America Credit Union cut the ribbon at the grand opening of its new branch office here.

GWFCU Donates 1000 shirts

PENSACOLA, Fla.-After Gulf Winds FCU changed its name from Monsanto Employees CU, employees donated 1,000 shirts and sweatshirts with the old logo to missions in Frakes, Kentucky, and in Ecuador.

SWCU Participates In Heart Walk

WEIRTON, W.Va.-Steel Works Community Federal Credit Union participated in the American Heart Association Heart Walk and raised $1,000 for the charity.

NFCU Receives Governor's Award

LAS VEGAS-Nevada Federal Credit Union received the Trailblazer Award for Excellence from the Nevada Quality Alliance, endorsed by Nev. Gov. Kenny Guinn.

WCU Contributes To The Red Cross

PASADENA, Calif.-Wescom Credit Union made a $25,000 corporate donation to the San Gabriel Valley Chapter of the American Red Cross. In addition, the credit union's employees contributed an additional $5,000 to the chapter.

In additional news, the credit union raised $200 for the purchase of a new American flag for Los Positas Elementary school.

SECU Supports Mental Hospitals

RALEIGH, N.C.-State Employees' Credit Union sold copies of "Triumph at Kitty Hawk" to help raise money for state mental hospitals.

Wis. Chapter Collects Hats & Mittens

LA CROSSE, Wis.-The Coulee Region Chapter of Credit Unions collected new hats and mittens for needy children this winter.

FFFCU Donates $5,000 To Red Cross

LUTHERVILLE, Md.-First Financial of Maryland Federal Credit Union made a $5,000 donation to the American Red Cross in support of Hurricane Isabel relief efforts.

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