Katrina's CU Victims Get SpecialValentine

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GULFPORT Miss. - (02/15/06) -- More than 340 credit union employeesand volunteers around the state still recovering from HurricaneKatrina got a special Valentine Tuesday-- a rose and a $200 check.An accompanying card reminded the recipients 'You are part ofsomething much bigger than you may ever know.' The Valentine's Daygesture was courtesy of Southeast Corporate FCU and the MississippiCU League as a means of extending hope and caring and a reminderthat the credit union community has not forgotten the workers, manyof whom still repairing their homes or living in temporaryquarters. The staff and volunteers had been identified through agrant process for victims of the massive storm.

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