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Credit Unions In Their Communities

* In Vienna, Va., the Pensacola Express Member Service Center team members celebrated Navy Federal Credit Union's 73 anniversary.

* In a sweepstakes promoting Visa credit card use, Bayer FCU, Elkhart, Ind., named Bill and Kathy Burleson grand prize winners of a television.

* Founders FCU, Lancaster, S.C., received the citizenship and service award from the Chamber of Commerce.

In Latham, N.Y., UMICO FCU member Matthew Voorhees won a 7-day cruise vacation courtesy of Covera Card Solutions credit card promotion.

In Greenville, S.C., Community 1 FCU raised $1,000 in "bail money" to benefit the Muscular Dystrophy Association.

Randolph-Brooks FCU, Live Oak, Texas, donated water, snack foods and blankets to the USO Airport Facility.

In Trevose, Penn., Molly Burgess won the grand prize in TruMark Financial CU's Hybrid sweepstakes.

In Santa Rosa, Calif., Redwood CU hosted a shred-a-thon event and more than 175 people shredded 8 tons of paper.

In Pittsfield, Mass., The U.S. Small Business Administration granted preferred lending status to Greylock Federal Credit Union.

In Daleville, Ala., Fort Rucker-Wiregrass Chapter of the Association of the U.S. Army presents Army Aviation Center FCU CEO Jim Mitchell with an award for outstanding support to soldiers and their families.

Kinecta FCU, Westminster, Calif., celebrated the opening of its new branch by donating $1,000 to Finlery and Willmore Elementary Schools.

RCU, Eau Claire, Wis., raised more than $1,830 during the Go Red for Women campaign to benefit the American Heart Association.

MAX Credit Union cut the ribbon at the grand opening of its new Millbrook Financial Center in Montgomery, Ala.

People's Alliance FCU, Hauppauge, N.Y., held its annual Groundhog Job Shadow Day, where 16 students from local high schools were paired with mentors to experience the business of credit unions.

Mon-Oc Federal Credit Union, Toms River, N.J., collected gloves, mitten and hats for the United Way.

First Missouri CU, St. Louis, is building a new branch by design/builder Clayco. Features include personal video tellers.

Tia Covington, Goliath Davis and Anthony Nicolosi received $1,500 scholarships from St. Petersburg Municipal Employees CU, St. Petersburg, Fla.

In Denton, Texas, Texas Monthly magazine ranked DATCU one of the best place to work in Texas.

Philadelphia FCU, Penn., has expanded its financial literacy program to schools and youth programs in the community.

United Heritage CU, Austin, Texas, held a supply drive for the Texas National Guard and collected 24 boxes to put in care packages for soldiers.

The Colorado Credit Union Leage Foundation awarded an $8,950 grant to Jeffco CU to support literacy programs.

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