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CHARLSTON, S.C. - (04/25/06) - Organizers of the newly charteredPort Trust FCU, the Charleston area's first new credit union inalmost 40 years, have hired a manager and plan to begin operationaround the middle of next month. The operation will be managed byDavid Torres, a local mortgage banker. Port Trust FCU, which willserve about 65,000 area residents, is one of two credit unionschartered in South Carolina so far this year. The other one isSouth Carolina Firefighters FCU in Columbia.

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