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AEFCU Takes Members To Ballgame

Altura Credit Union, Riverside, Calif., participated in the Inland Empire Heart Walk and raised $6,000 for the American Heart Association.

Mendo Lake CU Awarded $1.3 Million

UKIAH, Calif.-Mendo Lake Credit Union was selected to receive an award of $1,398,750 under the U.S. Treasury Department's Community Development Financial Institution Program.

Seven Missouri CUs Receive Awards

ST. LOUIS-The Missouri Credit Union Association awarded Dora Maxwell awards to: Joplin Metro CU, Raytown-Lee's Summit Community CU, United Credit Union, St. Louis Postal CU, Mazuma CU, CommunityAmerica CU, and the Springfield Chapter of Credit Unions. Raytown-Lee's Summit Community CU and Arsenal CU received Louise Herring awards.

ECU Raises $1,500 For Local Child

In Oswego, Ill., Earthmover CU held a fundraiser that generated $1,500 to help Kirsten Guinn, who has Prader-Willi-Syndrome.

MaPS Donates 75 Filled Backpacks

SALEM, Ore.-Marian and Polk Schools Credit Union donated more than 75 backpacks filled with school supplies for local elementary students.

Freedom FCU Hosts Free Seminars

BEL AIR, Md.-Freedom Federal Credit Union hosted free seminars on retirement investment strategies and fraud prevention.

CFCU Gives $5,300 To United Way

MOON TOWNSHIP, Penn.-Clearview FCU presented a $5,300 check to the United Way during its charity golf tournament.

MCUN Promotes Financial Literacy

ST. PAUL, Minn.-The Minnesota Credit Union Network helped sponsor financial literacy workshops for high school students throughout Minnesota.

MVFCU Moves HQ To Lawrence

NORTH ANDOVER, Mass.-Merrimack Valley Federal Credit Union is moving its headquarters to a 40,000-square foot building in Lawrence. Plans to reconstruct an old mill building are underway.

Calif. CUs Join Community Festival

ANTIOCH, Calif.-Nine credit unions with branches in Eastern Contra Costa County had a booth - a Rivertown Jamboree festival to help increase public awareness about the credit union difference. The participating credit unions were: Antioch Community FCU, Antioch Schools FCU, California Pacific FCU, Contra Costa FCU, Dow Great Western CU, Metro 1 CU, Patelco CU, Travis CU and United Savings FCU.

TFCU Wins Dora Maxwell Award

MAPLE GROVE, Minn.-TopLine FCU received the Dora Maxwell Social Responsibility Award.

PLCU Holds Student Safety Fair

More than 1,200 people attended Point Loma Credit Union's 8th Annual Student Safety Fair in San Diego.

NJFCU Celebrates Grand Re-Opening

North Jersey FCU, Totowa, N.J., held a grand re-opening at its branch in Newark.

MATCU Holds ID Theft Seminar

MEMPHIS, Tenn.-Memphis Area Teachers' Credit Union held a free identity theft seminar with a shredding service on site.

The Golden 1 CU Gives Away Jet Ski

The Golden 1 Credit Union, Sacramento, Calif., presented a jet ski and trailer to Ken Wollenberg as part of the credit union's California State Fair giveaway.

St. Mary's Bank Donates $50,000

MANCHESTER, N.H.-St. Mary's Bank presented a $50,000 check to the New Hampshire Charitable Foundation for the Medallion Fund, a scholarship program for vocational technical training.

FRFCU Raises $23,500 For School

BRIDGEWATER, N.J.-Financial Resources Federal Credit Union held its 13th Annual Golf Benefit and raised $23,500 to support programs for the Midland School for developmentally disabled individuals.

Sisters Shave Heads To Raise Funds

Ellen and Suzie Stadelman made a pledge that they would shave their heads if they raised $2,500 for Doernbecher Children's Hospital. With the help of Chetco FCU, Harbor, Ore., they raised more than $3,500 and donated their hair to an organization that makes wigs for children who are cancer patients.

NMAFCU Dons Denim For A Cause

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va.-NMA Federal Credit Union employees wore pink and denim to work in exchange for a $5 donation to the Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation as part of Lee National Denim Day fundraiser.

AFCU Participates In Relay For Life

LA HABRA, Calif.-Through its sponsorship and team participation efforts, American First Credit Union raised $6,500 for the La Habra Relay for Life event to benefit the American Cancer Society.

Ent FCU Wins Customer Service Award

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo.-The Better Business Bureau of Southern Colorado honored Ent Federal Credit Union with an Excellence in Customer Service Award.

CCU Celebrates Grand Opening

California Credit Union cuts the ribbon at the grand opening celebration of its new North San Fernando Valley branch in North Hills, Calif.

CU Opens Member Contact Center

TAMPA, Fla.-Suncoast Schools FCU opened its 41,500-square-foot Members Contact Center in eastern Tampa.

CFCU Giveaway Gift Card Promotion

In Pittsburgh, Penn., Paul and Carolee Shannon were the recipients of Clearview FCU's home equity promotion giveaway of a $1,500 Home Depot gift card.

DSFCU Treats Kids To Football Camp

PHOENIX-While their parents were working, Desert Schools FCU treated 100 children of employees to a football training camp with personal lessons from an Arizona Cardinals player.

Students Count Coins At GHSFCU

Chenango Valley Middle School students visited GHS Federal Credit Union, Binghamton, N.Y., to count their collected money for the American Red Cross. (c) 2005 The Credit Union Journal and SourceMedia, Inc. All Rights Reserved.

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