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SECU Awards 335 Scholarships

The State Employees' Credit Union Foundation awarded 335 $10,000, four-year college scholarships. Above is scholarship recipient Jared Ezzard. Below, SECU received the Louise A. Herring Award and the Dora Maxwell Social Responsibility Award.

CUs Repair PNFCU Branch

ROCHESTER, N.Y.-Volunteers from The Summit FCU, Xerox FCU, St. Pius X FCU and The Pittsford FCU helped clean, repair and paint Progressive Neighborhood FCU's building and grounds.

HSFCU Names Prize Winner

Hamilton Sundstrand FCU, Windsor Locks, Conn., names Matthew Chisnall loan prize winner of 12 months of loan payments.

TACCU Awards 5 Scholarships

SYLVANIA, Ohio-Toledo Area Community CU awarded $500 scholarships to Anna Barchick-Suter and Rachel Kalinoski, and $1,000 to Maelee Yank, Daniel Williams and Patrick Hoehn.

In additional news, the credit union helped sponsor the Toledo-Lucas County Public Library Summer Reading Program, "Dragon Deeds and Royal Reads."

Catholic FCU Voted No. 1 CU

SAGINAW, Mich.-Catholic Federal Credit Union was voted No. 1 credit union by the Saginaw News Best of the Best Reader's Choice Award.

PTCU Raises $3,700 For Cancer

In Joliet, Ill., Prairie Trail Credit Union's Smile for a Cure Relay for Life team raised $3,700 for the American Cancer Society.

SSFCU Wins Desjardins Award

SAN ANTONIO, Texas-Security Service Federal Credit Union received the Texas league's Desjardins Youth Financial Education Award.

Interns Attend NCUA Board Meeting

Navy FCU's interns from the African American Credit Union Coalition internship program attended an NCUA board meeting with Chair JoAnn Johnson and Member Deborah Matz.

FSFCU Appreciates Its Members

First Service FCU, Groveport, Ohio, held a member appreciation day picnic.

CFPCU Celebrates 75 Years

ORLANDO, Fla.-Central Florida Postal Credit Union is celebrating its 75th anniversary.

CPCU Bike-Riders Join MS Event

LANSING, Mich.-Consumers Professional Credit Union sponsored a team of bike-riders in the MS 150 event, which raised more than $12,000 to help find a cure for multiple sclerosis.

SFCU Helps Children's Hospital

SAUGUS, Mass.-Saugus FCU raised more than $10,000 for Children's Hospital of Boston.

CUs Help Habitat For Humanity

At a groundbreaking ceremony in Gadsden, Ala., Alabama Teachers CU, Family Savings FCU, United Fellowship FCU and Community CU pitched in to help Habitat for Humanity build a house.

MSDFCU Helps Child ID Program

Merck Sharp & Dohme FCU, North Wales, Penn., helped the Lansdale Police Department with the KidCare ID program. Three children won bikes in a drawing of names of all the children who received an ID.

AEAFCU Supports The Underserved

Members of AEAFCU, Yuma, Ariz., break ground on a home financed with a "Sweat Equity Mortgage Loan" in which the downpayment includes time and labor provided by the borrower.

HCU Receives Magazine Award

TACOMA, Wash.-Harborstone Credit Union's Community magazine won a Diamond Award from CUNA.

BCCU To Expands Membership

HARRISBURG, Penn.-Belco Community Credit Union received approval for a new community-based charter.

SSFCU Opens Naples Branch

TAMPA, Fla.-Suncoast Schools Federal Credit Union is celebrating the grand opening of its 40th full-service facility in South Naples.

WFCU Awards Business Scholarship

Wheatland FCU, Lancaster, Penn., awarded Ashely N. Hamilton a $1,000 business leadership scholarship.

RFCU Helps Family Services Center

Redstone FCU, Huntsville, Ala., presented a $5,000 check to Family Services Center and its Ways to Work Program to help low-income families obtain vehicles to they can get to work.

MCUL Gives Education Awards

The Michigan Credit Union League, Northville Township, Mich., announced its MCUL Youth Education Awards. Rose Evers was named Credit Union Youth Advocate of the Year, Laura Kobrzycki received the Class Act Award, and METRO Credit Union received the Generation Next Award.

Saugus FCU Awards 3 Scholarships

Saugus Federal Credit Union, Saugus, Mass., awarded students from each of the three schools with student-operated branches. The $1,000 scholarships went to Wendy Pennellatore, Kevin Davis and Karnya Quintana.

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