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CEFCU Supports Abuse Center

PEORIA, Ill.-Citizens Equity First Credit Union sponsored the Partners in Peace Awards Luncheon benefitting The Center for Prevention of Abuse. More than $10,000 was raised for the center, which will be used to provide services to victims of domestic violence, sexual assault and abuse, elder abuse, neglect and exploitation, and violence prevention programming.

Baxter CU Receives Award

VERNON HILLS, Ill.-Baxter Credit Union was honored with the Michael E. Godwin Award for community service at the Youth & Family Counseling Annual Golf Outing.

JDCCU Opens New In-Store Branch

WATERLOO, Iowa-John Deere Community Credit Union opened a new branch office in the Hy-Vee store in Des Moines.

AltaOne FCU Trains Its Staff

RIDGECREST, Calif.-AltaOne Federal Credit Union held an all staff training day and distributed product knowledge manuals. The CU said 100% of its employees have passed a product knowledge assessment test with a score of 90% or better.

HFCU Participates In Relay For Life

Harbor Federal Credit Union raised more than $8,898 for cancer research at the American Cancer Society's 5th Annual Relay Walk for Life in Carson, Calif.

PLCU Hosts Children's Safety Fair

SAN DIEGO-Point Loma Credit Union hosted its 7th Annual Children's Safety Fair. The event featured martial arts demonstrations and basic steps to stay safe. All participants received I.D. cards, DNA kits, and fingerprinting.

FAFCU Opens New Service Center

LONG BRANCH, N.J.-First Atlantic Federal Credit Union held a grand opening and ribbon cutting ceremony for its 6th service center in Monmouth County.

MCUA Announces Desjardins Awards

ST. LOUIS-The Missouri Credit Union Association announced Arsenal Credit Union and Springfield Chapter of Credit Unions winners of the Desjardins Youth Financial Education Awards.

Space Age FCU Helps The Homeless

DENVER-The Space Age Federal Credit Union helped the Colorado Coalition for the Homeless repair two of its properties.

PSECU Presents K-9 Trial Awards

HARRISBURG, Penn.-As a sponsor of the Pennsylvania Chiefs of Police Association's K-9 Trials, PSECU presented four awards to Pennsylvania K-9s and K-9 teams.

Arkansas FCU Donates To Hospital

JACKSONVILLE, Ark.-This year Arkansas Federal Credit Union members and employees raised $16,000, which the credit union matched, for a total donation of $32,000 to the Arkansas Children's Hospital.

CCCU Celebrates 75th Anniversary

SAN DIEGO-California Coast Credit Union is celebrating its 75th anniversary.

CMCU Awards Students Scholarships

CHARLOTTE, N.C.-Metro Credit Union awarded eight $1,000 Herman Hoose Scholarships. The winners are: Ben Davis, Quiana Erwin, Aliesha Maye, Carolina Goforth, Sarah Griffin, Kimberly Hairston, Selwyn Sherrill, and Nathan Yost.

Workers CU Pledges $10,000

Workers' Credit Union, Fitchburg, Mass., recently pledged $10,000 to The Townsend Historical Society.

Member One FCU Breaks Ground

Member One Federal Credit Union breaks ground at the site of its new branch in Christiansburg, Va.

Arsenal CU Introduces New Mascot

Arsenal Credit Union, St. Louis, Mo., introduces its new kids club mascot, Tracker the Basset Hound.

KCFCU Completes Operation Red Van

BREMERTON, Wash.-Kitsap Community Federal Credit Union completed Operation Red Van, a community project started by Training Supervisor Tami Close. Close purchased a new car and gave her used red van to a local single mother and family and filled it with items they might need.

CCUS Gives Youth Education Awards

ARVADA, Colo.-The Colorado Credit Union System awarded the Desjardins Youth Financial education Award to Jeffco Schools Credit Union and UofC Federal Credit Union. Gateway Credit Union, Colorado United Credit Union and Air Academy Federal Credit Union received honorable mention awards.

AEDC Federal CU Opens New branch

AEDC Federal Credit Union cuts the ribbon at the grand opening celebration of its new Smyrna, Tenn. branch.

SWCFCU Supports Weirton Police

WEIRTON, W.V.-Steel Works Community Federal Credit Union contributed $1,400 to the Weirton Police Department fund to upgrade equipment for the department's special response team.

In additional news, the credit union donated $250 to the Boys and Girls Club's benefit golf tournament.

WFCU Makes Top 10 List In Canada

WINDSON, Ontario-Windsor Family CU was named one of the Top 10 Best Employers in Canada by Queen's University School of Business.

DFCU Financial Opens New Facility

At DFCU Financial's grand opening celebration in Canton, Mich., the CU donated $10,000 to the Plymouth-Canton Community Schools Education Excellence Foundation.

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