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Women Build Day
Robins Financial CU, Warner Robins, Ga., made a corporate donation of $1,500 to the Macon Area Habitat for Humanity, and a team of 14 CU employees met at a home in Lynmore Estates for Habitat’s “Women Build Day.”
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Golf tournament fundraiser
JetStream FCU, Miami Lakes, Fla., was one of the sponsors of the William “B” Graham Memorial Golf Tournament benefiting the Boy Scouts of South Florida Council. This year’s tournament raised more than $30,000 for the South Florida Council, which serves 40,000 youth in Broward, Miami-Dade and Monroe counties.
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Girl Scouts donation
Members of Suffolk FCU, Medford, N.Y., donated more than $1,000 to the Girl Scouts of Suffolk County. Each year, Suffolk Federal members donate their cash-back incentive – five cents from each signature-based purchase made using their Suffolk Federal Girl Scouts MasterCard Debit Card – to the Girl Scouts.
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Supporting the Ronald McDonald House
Volunteers representing the branches and back office of Mission FCU, San Diego, served at the Ronald McDonald House Charities of San Diego, which supports families in the round-the-clock care of their hospitalized children at Rady Children's Hospital-San Diego.
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Debit rewards milestone
Arlington-based Texas Trust CU’s Spirit Debit Reward card hit a milestone: it has generated $50,000 for the University of Texas at Arlington. The money earned from the debit card goes directly to the UTA Mavericks general scholarship fund.
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SHAZAM!
Ocala Community CU, Ocala, Fla., awarded a $50 Amazon Gift Card to a member who was the monthly winner of the SHAZAM-sponsored Home Sweet Home Rewards debit card promotion. To qualify, members use their OCCU debit card for PIN- and signature-based purchases.
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New branch
Lawrenceville, Ga.-based Peach State FCU celebrated the official opening of its Oconee branch in Watkinsville, Ga., with a ribbon-cutting ceremony attended by local officials, credit union board members and local government.
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$20,000 in scholarships
American Heritage CU, Philadelphia, awarded $1,000 college scholarships to 20 young credit union members based on their scholarly merits, community and school involvement, and other factors. Separately, AHCU employees acted as guest chefs at the Ronald McDonald House of Philadelphia, making a fresh summer meal for 70 guests.
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Restoration donation
Hoosier Hills CU, Bedford, Ind., donated $1,000 to the restoration project for the West Baden Springs Colored Baptist Church. Hoosier Hills was the first local company to provide support for the project.
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Member One awards scholarships
Member One FCU, Roanoke, Va., awarded two college-bound high school seniors with a total of $6,500 in college scholarships. The two scholarships are annually given to high school seniors who will be attending a Virginia college or university after graduation.
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Renovation complete
Jax FCU, Jacksonville, Fla., completed the interior renovation of its main branch. Updated features include an open floor plan with a centrally located account services desk, new digital displays throughout the lobby, teller cash recycler machines, new tile and carpet flooring, a redesigned investment services area, and a refreshment area with complimentary coffee.
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Employee fundraising success
Austin-based Greater Texas CU raised a total of $600 for the Austin Humane Society through employee fundraising. In addition, several employees volunteered hands-on, showing some special love to the animal shelter’s current residents.
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Ent's new service center
Colorado Springs-based Ent CU opened a new, 3,500-square-foot service center in Castle Rock, Colo. It is Ent’s 28th location and first in Douglas County. It features a tech bar for on-site mobile service, 24-hour walk-up ATM, free coin counter, loan servicing, and offers instant issue debit cards for added member convenience.
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