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CUES Partners With U. Of Phoenix

MADISON, Wis.-The Credit Union Executives Society has partnered with the University of Phoenix Online to offer college credit for the following CUES programs: CEO Institute; Directors Leadership Institute; CUES Management Institute; and CUES-DSI Scenario-Based Strategic Planning Workshops ew and current students of the University of Phoenix who participate in these programs can petition for credit earned be applied toward elective and general educational areas within the University of Phoenix's undergraduate degree program. For info: www.cues.org.

Members Name Polar Bear

ROCHESTER, N.Y.- Xerox Federal Credit Union here sponsored the Seneca Park Zoo's Polar Bear Naming Contest. More than 1,800 entries were received at Rochester area credit union branches and at the Zoo. The winning name for the female polar bear cub: Haley. The winners-members Kelly Dunnigan and her daughter, Grace-were announced at a press conference at the Zoo.

Funds Collected For RR Museum

HUNT VALLEY, Md.-Atlantic Financial FCU has established an account to accept deposits to help finance the restoration of the B&O Railroad Museum. The museum was damaged during recent snowstorms. The first railroad in the United States was started in Baltimore in 1827, and the famed race between a horse drawn car and Peter Cooper's stream engine "Tom Thumb" ran from Ellicott Mills to the historic Mount Claire Depot. The museum is housed inside the Mount Claire Roundhouse. Funds can be sent to: B & O Railroad Museum Restoration" C-O Atlantic Financial FCU, 40 Schilling Road, Hunt Valley, Md. 21031.

California Coast Is Recognized

SAN DIEGO-California Coast CU has been named a 2002 recipient of the Peter Barron Stark & Associates Award for Workplace Excellence. The award is presented by the San Diego-based management consulting firm following a survey of employee responses in a number of categories, and was presented to CCCU President-CEO Jim McPheters.

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