Western Cooperative CU, Williston, N.D., presented the second installment of its $10,000 donation to the 2016 Babe Ruth World Series. The second installment of $5,000 was earmarked for field and stand improvements at Ardean Aafedt Stadium to prepare for a large tournament.
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CU Appraisal Services, Dayton, Ohio, and its Ohio credit union partners, named Jenna Steiner as the first recipient of the OCAP Ohio Credit Union Appraisal Scholarship.
SPIRE CU, Falcon Heights, Minn., hosted a celebration of its new Roseville location. Members of the Twin Cities North Chamber of Commerce, local government officials and representatives from the Minnesota CU Network were present to congratulate SPIRE.
A team from Hanscom AFB, Mass.-based Hanscom FCU raised $8,465 to battle cancer and help those living with the disease at the Burlington Relay for Life. The team total includes a match from Hanscom FCU. The credit union sponsored the event at the Bronze level with a $1,000 donation.
Gerber FCU, Fremont, Mich., awarded a total of $2,750 through its Annual Essay Scholarship program. Entrants were asked to explain, "How has technology impacted personal finance for your generation?" in 300-500 words.
The staff of State Employees' CU, Raleigh, N.C., joined thousands of passionate advocates working to improve the health of babies through their participation in the Triangle area's March of Dimes March for Babies event. SECU raised more than $56,000.
Nusenda CU, the largest credit union in New Mexico with more than 160,000 member-owners, officially opened its new 98th Street branch in southwest Albuquerque.
Smithfield, R.I.-based Navigant CU, the oldest community credit union in Rhode Island, was named the No. 1 "Best Place to Work" by Providence Business News for the second consecutive year.
Staff from First Capital FCU, York, Pa., helped prepare The ARC of York County's Camp Pennwood for this season's campers. Volunteers painted playground equipment, mowed, weed wacked, power washed and cleaned pavilions.
The plan still lacks concrete details about standards banks must meet to earn high ratings, but the agency said the new methodology would end grade inflation and could penalize banks that underperform.
CEO Wendy Cai-Lee says Piermont Bank can do it all for financial technology firms: be their commercial banker, be their banking-as-a-service provider and develop APIs and other cutting-edge products for them.