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HOLYOKE, Mass. - (04/10/06) -- Holyoke CU had its only branch openhere yesterday, maybe the only financial institution with an openbranch on Sundays. The $75 million credit union in westernMassachusetts began offering members Sunday hours at its onlybranch last week. Credit union officials said they extended thehours to Sundays to provided additional service to their members.Holyoke CU is believed to be the first free-standing branch tooffer Sunday hours, as several other area financial institutionsalso operate on Sunday, but those are all inside supermarkets oranother facilities.

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