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VANCOUVER, Wash. - (12/23/05) -- One lucky member of Columbia CUdrove away from the local car dealership last week in a new hybridSUV. The 2006 Ford Escape was awarded as part of the $680 millioncredit union's campaign promoting itself as a hybrid betweenconvenient online banking and superior in-branch member service.The winner of the hybrid vehicle was Judy Halsted, a 28-year memberof the credit union, whose name was drawn from almost 10,000entries. She submitted her winning entry while attending the creditunion's member appreciation event in October.

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