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Bangor
Bangor FCU, Bangor, Maine, awarded $1,000 each to 11 graduating seniors from area high schools. The students had to demonstrate a passion for community service and a willingness to always get involved.
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LAFCU
LAFCU, Lansing, Mich., awarded the inaugural LAFCU Community Champions scholarship to U.S. Army veteran Joshua Vaughn. He received $1,000 toward attending Lansing Community College based on his essay identifying three reasons he was compelled to serve his country.
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PenFed
The Fort Hood, Texas branch of Alexandria, Va.-based PenFed CU received the Department of the Army Distinguished Credit Union Service Award, which recognizes an on-post credit union branch that has provided the most exceptional financial service and support to its community.
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Mid-Atlantic Corporate
In Middletown, Pa., Mid-Atlantic Corporate’s 3rd Annual Hot Dog Eating Contest had its best participation yet, with 12 contestants and 15 sponsors. The event brought in $2,500 for Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals.
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Greater Nevada
Greater Nevada CU, Carson City, Nev., and the Reno Aces, the Triple-A affiliate of the Arizona Diamondbacks, awarded two lucky winners each a trip for four to Nashville, Tenn., to see the Aces take on the Nashville Sounds. The Aces play at Greater Nevada Field.
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RMJ Foundation
The Richard Myles Johnson (RMJ) Foundation/CUNA Mutual Golf Tournament, held at the Newport Beach Country Club in Newport Beach, Calif., raised a record $70,000 for the state foundation for credit unions in California and Nevada.
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USU
USU Credit Union celebrated its return to campus with a ribbon-cutting ceremony at the Welcome Center Branch. The USU Credit Union branch is located on the first floor of Utah State University’s new 14,000-square-foot Welcome Center in Logan, Utah.
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SPIRE
SPIRE CU, Falcon Heights, Minn., celebrated its new partnership Ogilvie Raceway with a special night at the track, featuring families, fun and fast cars.
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Hopewell
Hopewell FCU, Heath, Ohio, held its 6th annual Car Show. Proceeds from the event topped $1,600 and were presented to the Licking County Humane Society.
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RiverFall
RiverFall CU opened its new headquarters in Tuscaloosa, Ala. The new, 12,215-square-foot headquarters was a design-build project with Seattle-based Momentum.
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FORUM CU, Indianapolis, announced the winner of its annual youth entrepreneurial contest. The winner created a comprehensive business plan for Hawk Eye Golf Company. His concept: an organization to provide affordable, high-quality used golf balls to the community.
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Kellogg Community CU, Battle Creek, Mich., announced five recipients of the 2016 KCCU College Scholarship, which provides $1,000 toward tuition fees to members who will be attending an accredited Michigan college or university.

RTN FCU, Waltham, Mass., gave $10,000 to three college-bound students whose parents are members in the James A. Burley, Jr. Scholarship Awards.

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The Department of the Air Force named Keesler FCU, Biloxi, Miss., the 2015 Credit Union of the Year for the greater than $1 billion in assets category. The CU opened a second Keesler Air Force Base branch to better serve the Airmen in training.
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