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LIVONIA, Mich. - (12/06/05) -- From new homes to first cars tocollege educations; credit unions have long been in the business offinancing a dream come true. But Co-op Services CU is toutinganother kind of a dream it helped fulfill: the development andproduction of a professional-quality Country music CD one of theirmember's daughter needed to gain an audition at a productionstudio. So longtime Co-op Services member James Dodd tapped intohis Gold Line of credit to finance the 'thousands of dollars' heneeded to make his daughter's dream come true. The credit unionloan enabled Gayle Dodd, who goes by the stage name 'Roxy,' to geta professional CD produced. The CD called 'Walking Disaster,'features 10 songs written by Gayle and is now on sale at localmusic stores. The credit union is so impressed they have invited'Roxy' to sing at their annual meeting next March.

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