Florida CUs To Combine
PENSACOLA, Fla. -- The boards of Gulf Winds FCU and Escambia County Employees CU approved a merger of the two credit unions Monday, creating one of the biggest locally owned financial institutions. The new credit union will have $330 million in assets and serve 38,000 members. Members of Escambia County ECU will vote on the combination in September by mail ballot. Plans call for the merger to be completed by year's end.