Eastern Financial Florida CU Sets Up FundFor Red Cross

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MIRAMAR, Fla. - (08/17/04) The $1.8-billion Eastern FinancialFlorida Credit Union has created a special fund for victims ofHurricane Charley. The credit union, headquartered in southeastFlorida and spared from the storm, has six branches in the Tampaarea. It is accepting monetary donations to the Red Cross throughany of its 18 branches. Members can also request a transfer fromtheir account into special fund. Team Council, a group of EasternFinancial employee leaders who raise money year round for variouscommunity projects is preparing an employee-based initiative toprovide ongoing support for Charley victims after news headlinesturn to other issues, the credit union said.

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