Hurricane Relief Grows InFlorida

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TALLAHASSEE, Fla. - (09/14/04) -- With the powerful Hurricane Ivanrapidly approaching the state, the Florida CU League said it hascollected almost $140,000 from credit union officials and employeesfor its Hurricane Relief Fund. The fund has made 82 grants of $500each to credit union volunteers and employees who suffered damagesduring the major storms of the past two weeks, hurricanes Charleyand Frances. League officials are also reminding all credit unionsto the west of this state's capital, where the latest storm isexpected to hit, of its emergency communications system, which hasbeen getting a workout in the past month as the two earlierhurricanes, struck different parts of the state.

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