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Tsunami Relief Mounts

MADISON, Wis.-The World Council of Credit Unions (WOCCU) said it has now collected $407,277.42 in support of the victims of the December 2004 tsunami. The funds were officially collected by the National Credit Union Foundation (NCUF). WOCCU is working to help rebuild Sri Lanka's heavily damaged credit unions. Donations for tsunami relief are being accepted through June 30. Send checks to:

National Credit Union Foundation, Inc.

For: South Asian Tsunami Appeal

PO Box 78880

Milwaukee, WI 53278-0880

Wire transfers should be directed to:

US Central, 9701 Renner Blvd, Suite 1000, Lenexa, KS 66219

ABA # 301082688

Account # 301000275

Reference South Asia Tsunami Disaster Relief

NASCUS Part Of Ceremony

ARLINGTON, Va.-NASCUS CEO Mary Martha Fortney took part in a signing ceremony of Bank Secrecy Act (BSA) information sharing. More than half of the state banking departments and a representative from FinCEN participated in the signing at the Conference of State Bank Supervisors' (CSBS) 104th Annual Conference in San Antonio.

NASCUS state regulators have been working for several months with CSBS, FinCEN, federal banking agencies and the IRS to produce agreements to allow BSA information to "flow" back and forth between state credit union and banking departments and federal agencies.

For info: www.nascus.org.

Co-op Services Sponsors Shock

LIVONIA, Mich.-Co-op Services Credit Union has signed on as a sponsor of the WNBA's Detroit Shock. "This outstanding group of women basketball players is extremely competitive and have become winners through cooperative team efforts," said VP-Marketing Russ Kotila. "It makes sense that Co-op Services, which operates on many of the same principles, becomes a sponsor." (c) 2005 The Credit Union Journal and SourceMedia, Inc. All Rights Reserved. http://www.cujournal.com http://www.sourcemedia.com

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