Credit Unions In Their Communities
* Indiana Members CU, Indianapolis, celebrated its 50th anniversary.
* US Federal Credit Union, Burnsville, Minn., has provided free tax assistance for low-income members.
* BWCU, Wichita, Kan., received the Dora Maxwell Award.
North Jersey FCU, Totowa, N.J., supported the Hispanic Heritage Committee of Newark at its Annual Toy & Gift Drive for less fortunate children.
In San Diego, Children's Hospital honored Cabrillo CU SVP Anne McClure for her efforts in the Credit Union for Kids program.
Sperry FCU, Garden City Park, N.Y., presented a $6,000 donation to the Salvation Army Hurricane Katrina Relief Fund.
Universal 1 CU, Dayton, Ohio, presented a $5,000 check to the Foodbank of the Miami Valley.
Tobyhanna Army Depot FCU, Scranton, Penn., volunteered at the Saint Francis of Assisi kitchen, which provides food for the hungry and poor.
New York State CUL CEO William Mellin presented New York Gov. George Pataki with a print of the state flower.
MAX, Your Community CU, Montgomery, Ala., presented its community achievement award to the Operations and Sustainment Systems Group.
In Lowell, Mass., Jeanne D'Arc CU teach students a success skill program at Lowell High School's Junior Achievement.
Kent CU, Kent, Ohio, participated in a shoe drive sponsored by the Summit Chapter of the Ohio CUL.
MSU Federal Credit Union, East Lansing, Mich., awarded Cicely Merrell, Deanna Robbins and Sarah McCarthy Crystal Awards.
Employees from Horizons FCU volunteered at the Muscular Dystrophy Association's Spaghetti on Ice fundraising dinner with the Binghamton Senators AHL hockey heam. The event raised $8,000 for MDA.
Point Loma CU, San Diego, Raised more than $2,500 for the Make-A-Wish foundation.
In Los Angeles, First City Credit Union members and employees donated more than $7,867 for the Children's Miracle Network Holiday Drive.
USAlliance Credit Union, N.Y., N.Y., donated clothes and toys for 15 children, who are residents of Housing Families, Inc., shelter.
Meriwest Credit Union, San Jose, Calif., celebrated employee appreciation day with a snow maker.
Raritan Bay FCU, Sayreville, N.J., donated $750 worth of toys to the Toys for Tots and Adopt a Family programs.
Tampa Bay FCU, Tampa, Fla., hosted a Chili Cook-Off and raised money for The Spring shelter for abused adults and their children.
In Rock Hill, S.C., Family Trust FCU awarded Clinton Junior College students Samantha Harris and Marveeta Phillips $500 scholarships.