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WCU Sponsors Hat And Mitten Tree

FITCHBURG, Mass.-Workers' Credit Union collected hats and mittens for local children during the holidays.

In additional news, Workers' CU announced that Credit Unions of Massachusetts Kids at Heart presented a $300,000 check to Children's Hospital Boston during WBZ-TV's telethon.

T&CFCU Member Wins $20,000

BLOOMFIELD HILLS, Mich.-T&C Federal Credit Union member Ralph Pohl purchased the winning raffle ticket of the Michigan Credit Union Movement's PAC annual fundraiser. Pohl won $20,000 and T&CFCU Teller Lisa Roark received $500 for selling the winning ticket.

PLCU Opens New Riverside Branch

Point Loma Credit Union opened its 12th branch in Riverside, Calif.

Erie CUs Add More Service Locations

HARRISBURG, Penn.-Pennsylvania Credit Union Services Centers announced that seven credit union offices will offer service to members participating in the CU Service Center Network. Participating CUs include America FCU, Erie FCU, Erie Community CU, Erie Times FCU, and Zurn FCU.

Mass. CUs Raise Funds For Homeless

SOUTHBOROUGH, Mass.-Massachusetts credit unions raised $13,500 through the Hebert Candy Bar fundraiser to benefit the Massachusetts Coalition for the Homeless.

State Employees' CU Assists SECC

RALEIGH, N.C.-State Employees' Credit Union is participating in and providing assistance to the State Employees Combined Campaign. SECU collected $50,264 from employees located throughout its 165 branch network and operations departments.

Ent FCU Raises Funds For United Way

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo.-Ent Federal Credit Union pledged more than $65,000 in a campaign to support the United Way of the Pikes Peak region.

In additional news, credit union officials discussed potential issues facing the state with Reps. Ed Jones and Andy McElheny.

NEFCU Awards Three Scholarships

WESTBURY, N.Y.-Nassau Educators Federal Credit Union awarded $1,000 student teaching scholarships to Nancy Costa, Taryn Antignano, and Emily Gallagher.

SCFCU Breaks Ground In Mt. Pleasant

South Carolina Federal Credit Union breaks ground at the site of its new Mount Pleasant branch.

Rep. Julander Helps Utah CUs Charity

SALT LAKE CITY-Sen. Paula Julander has helped 100% for Kids, the Utah Credit Union Education Foundation, give more than $215,000 to Utah's public school teachers.

"It's been a privilege and an honor to help them provide equipment, supplies, books, and so much more for schools," Julander said. Julander joined 100% for Kids as the foundation director in October.

EDS Expands FOM To Collin County

PLANO, Texas-EDS Credit Union has expanded its field of membership to serve all individuals who live or work in Collin County, Texas.

FCCCU Supports Low-Income Families

GREENSBORO, N.C.-First Carolina Corporate Credit Union donated funds to the Greensboro Urban Ministry, which offers emergency assistance to residents with special needs, sponsors an annual food drive, and works with low-income families.

LCU Contributes To Toys For Tots

LEOMINSTER, Mass.-Leominster Credit Union donated more than 200 toys to the U.S. Marine Corps Toys for Tots campaign.

CUES Offers CEO Institute Scholarships

MADISON, Wis.-The Credit Union Executives Society will be awarding three partial scholarships for its 2004 CEO Institute program. The scholarships will cover 1/3 of the cost of CUES-member-rate tuition for all three segments of CEO Institute, paid out over the three years.

SSFCU Raised $100,000 For Children

TAMPA, Fla.-Suncoast Schools Federal Credit Union's annual golf tournament raised more than $100,000 for children's charities through the Suncoast for Kids Foundation.

YOUR FCU Opens Crossings Branch

Hanscom FCU Celebrates 50 Years

HANSCOM AIR FORCE BASE, Mass.- Hanscom Federal Credit Union commemorated its 50th anniversary with a reception attended by officials from the credit union's sponsor organizations, and staff from the Massachusetts Credit Union League. As part of the celebration, the credit union gave away a trip for two members to Bermuda.

CU Chapter Learns About Terrorism

WEIRTON, W. Va.-Major Michael Hummel delivered a speech on terrorism at the Weirton-Wellsburg Chapter of Credit Unions meeting. Hummel discussed different types of terrorism and encouraged the group to educate themselves on terrorism, stating that it is one of the best ways to be prepared if an attack would occur.

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