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Meals for veterans
A volunteer team from Hanscom FCU, Hanscom AFB, Mass., visited Fisher House Boston to prepare a meal for guests. Fisher House Boston provides housing at no charge to family members caring for hospitalized veterans. Hanscom FCU and the Armed Forces Financial Network partnered to provide $1,000 in Thank You Cards for families of hospitalized U.S. veterans.
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Financial literacy workshop
TopLine FCU, Maple Grove, Minn., partnered with the Hennepin County Library to provide financial literacy workshops for the library system’s Teen Tech Squad employees.
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Basketball sponsorship
The Credit Unions of Rhode Island brought the consumer awareness campaign, BetterValues.Better Banking. to thousands of attendees at the Credit Union High School Basketball Championships at the University of Rhode Island. The CUs of Rhode Island served as the event’s lead sponsor.
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Jeans day donation
TruMark Financial CU, Fort Washington, Pa., allows its employees to wear jeans on Fridays in exchange for a donation to a charitable cause. In one month, the CU raised $1,000 for Philabundance, which feeds those in need in Philadelphia and its surrounding counties.
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Welcome to the Tiger Den
The highest-profile athletic venue in Kosciusko County is taking on a new name. The Warsaw High gymnasium has been renamed the Tiger Den TCU Court thanks to a 10-year naming rights agreement between Warsaw Community Schools and South Bend, Ind.-based Teachers CU.
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Tailgate extravaganza!
Indiana Members CU, Indianapolis, hosted its eighth annual charity fundraising event, “A Tailgate Extravaganza.” More than 200 people attended the event, which raised more than $24,000 for the Indiana Members Foundation.
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United Financial's new office space
United Financial CU, Saginaw, Mich., opened its new office in Chesaning, Mich., on Brady Road, with a ribbon-cutting ceremony. The one-level, 2,000-square-foot building replaced the office located on North Third Street.
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HRCU celebrates 55 years
Holy Rosary CU, Rochester, N.H., held its 55th annual meeting. More than 100 HRCU members and guests enjoyed dinner followed by an evening of informative speeches and the presentation of awards. Among those honored was HRCU Founder Robert Chasse (middle).
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SECU opens training center
A dedication and opening celebration was held for the SECU Training and Conference Center at the N.C. Rural Center in Raleigh. Members of State Employees’ CU, Raleigh, N.C., provided a $236,000 SECU Foundation grant to Rural Economic Development Center. Separately, SECU hosted 70 eighth graders for Students@Work events.
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'Pots of gold" to benefit sick kids
Branches and offices across the country of Virginia Beach, Va.-based Chartway FCU raised more than $28,000 for children battling life-threatening illnesses through its St. Patrick’s Day-themed Pot of Gold Coin Collection and Sip or Sizzle Vacation Raffle.
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LBS Financial CU, Long Beach, Calif., rallied more than 50 volunteers for its Adopt-a-Beach event. A dozen employees of LBS Financial made a commitment to come to Junipero Beach on a Saturday morning to clean the sand and parking lot, and those employees brought more than three dozen friends and family members to help.
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American Heritage gets recognized
Jobs Now named American Heritage CU, Philadelphia, one of the Best Places to Work in 2017, recognizing the CU for multiple awards: Best Large Company Overall Over 100 Employees, Most Family Friendly Over 100, Best Employer Based on Work Atmosphere, Educational/Training, Most Flexible Workplace Over 100, and Promoting from Within.
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CMN donation
Arbor Financial CU, Kalamazoo, Mich., donated $3,000 to Bronson Children’s Hospital to help care for preemies to 18-year-olds in need of special doctors, nurses, equipment and treatments.