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EFCU Hosts Colorado Legislators

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo.-Ent Federal Credit Union officials discussed potential issues facing the state with Sens. Ed Jones and Andy McElheny.

PAFCU Has Free Mortgage Seminar

HAPPAUGE, N.Y.-People's Alliance Federal Credit Union held a free mortgage seminar, which included information on credit reports, savings programs, insurance, and real estate.

CEO Institute Elected To Honor Roll

MADISON, Wis.-CUES' CEO Institute was elected to the 2004 Associations Advance America Honor Roll, which is sponsored by the American Society of Association Executives.

Robins FCU Reopens McRae Branch

Robins Federal Credit Union held a grand opening ceremony at it newly relocated McRae, Ga. branch.

Reps. Ryan And Green Visit CCCU

HALES CORNERS, Wis.-Corporate Central Credit Union welcomed Reps. Paul Ryan and Mark Green to its office, where they met with board members and staff.

JSCU Offers $1,000 Scholarships

LAKEWOOD, Colo.-Jeffco Schools Credit Union is offering three $1,000 scholarships to its members who are pursuing a higher education.

TADFCU Awards Perfect Teller

SCRANTON, Penn.-Tobyhanna Army Depot Federal Credit Union awarded teller Dawn Rambish for not having an over/short through all of 2003.

IFCU Helps Ronald McDonald House

ORLANDO, Fla.-Insight Financial Credit Union delivered a large donation of tabs to the Ronald McDonald House of Orlando in participation of the Pull! for the Ronald McDonald House campaign.

MECU Gives Refund To Members

BALTIMORE, Md.-The Municipal Employees Credit Union of Baltimore, Inc., returned a dividend and loan interest refund of $3.7 million to its members at the end of 2003.

VCU Celebrates Grand Opening

Vantage Credit Union cuts the ribbon at the grand opening celebration of its new Florissant branch in St. Louis.

UOFCU Breaks Ground For Branch

FORT WORTH, Texas-Unity One Federal Credit Union held a groundbreaking at the site of its new branch on North Main St.

Foundation Begins Literacy Campaign

RANCHO CUCOMONGA, Calif.-The Richard Myles Johnson Foundation has begun a five-year, $7.5-million campaign focused on funding financial literacy programs. Of the total, $5 million will be dedicated to the new Financial Freedom Fund, which will be used for efforts such as the development of curricula that would be appropriate to a variety of demographic groups.

CTCU Offers College Scholarships

GURNEE, Ill.-Community Trust Credit Union is offering a four-year, $500 scholarship, or one of three single-year, $500 scholarships.

In additional news, the credit union donated more than 800 new toys and games to local families through the Marine Corps' Toys for Tots and the Salvation Army's Angel Tree programs.

Fort Know FCU CEO Is Honored

RADCLIFF, Ky.-Fort Knox Federal Credit Union Chief Executive Officer William J. Rissel received a Gold Award from the Raclcliff-Hardin County Chamber of Commerce, for his leadership in the community.

FECU VP Participates In Super Bowl

HOUSTON, Texas-First Educators Credit Union Vice President of Marketing Jason Deitz was the ambassador to Elvin Hayes, NBA Hall of Famer, at the Super Bowl Week Kickoff Ceremony. The event raised money to build two NFL Youth Education Towns.

GFCU Receives Dora Maxwell Award

ATLANTA, Ga.-Georgia Federal Credit Union won first place in the Dora Maxwell Award for Social Responsibility Program for credit unions between $200-$500 million in assets. GFCU's community involvement program consisted of 24 projects, including a community speakers' bureau, partners in education, annual scholarship competition, and various fundraisers.

CUW Sponsors Financial Program

PHOENIX, Ariz.-Credit Union West and Habitat for Humanity sponsored a five-hour financial planning program at the Dysart Community Center for eight families who qualified to be Habitat for Humanity homeowners.

SDCU Holds Holiday Coat Drive

EVERGREEN PARK, Ill.-South Division Credit Union held a coat drive and collected more than 50 coats that were distributed to those in need via the Worth Township Youth Commission's annual Christmas Care program.

In additional news, the Illinois Credit Union League Southeast Chapter presented Rep. Jesse Jackson, Jr. with a plaque to commemorate their appreciation for his support of the World Council of Credit Unions' efforts to further the global reach and stability of the credit union industry.

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