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Airman Leadership School Class 16F graduation ceremony at the Minuteman Commons Ballroom, Sept. 30, 2016. (U.S. Air Force photo by Jerry Saslav)
Flying high
Hanscom FCU, Hanscom AFB, Mass., once again helped future noncommissioned officers celebrate completion of Airman Leadership School. The class qualifies service members from the Air Force, Coast Guard, Air National Guard and Air Force Reserve to be supervisors.
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USO Show success
Altura CU, Riverside, Calif., helped celebrate the 75thanniversary of Bob Hope and the USO at the 32nd Annual M*A*S*H* Bash, a fundraising event for the March Air Field Museum. In 1941 Bob Hope performed his first USO show at March Field in Riverside County, which now is March Air Reserve Base.
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Another season of giving
Redwood CU completed its 2016 United Way workplace giving campaign, raising a total of $105,560 to support United Way of the Wine Country. It exceeded its campaign goal of $105,000, as well as the previous year’s campaign total of $102,866. RCU also is giving members free access to their FICO score in online banking.
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Hawaii Community lives and gives United
Through the support of donations and pledges across all five of its branches, the staff of Hawaii Community FCU, Kalua-Kona, raised $16,531 during its Hawaii Island United Way campaign.
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Sox for Socks
RTN FCU, Waltham, Mass., collected and donated 236 pairs of socks through participation in Boston Healthcare for the Homeless Program’s Sox for Socks Drive.
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Grand-opening celebration
Morton Grove, Ill.-based Northwest Community CU celebrated the grand opening of its on-campus, student-run branch at Saint Xavier University in Chicago.
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CUs 4 Kids raffle
The Credit Unions 4 Kids charity raffle held during co-located conferences for the CUNA Technology Council and CUNA Operations, Sales & Service Council raised a total of $15,000 for Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals.
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You’re going to Puerto Rico!
Carolyn Corliss, a member of IC FCU, Fitchburg, Mass., won the grand prize trip to Puerto Rico in a sweepstakes sponsored by Fidelity National Information Systems.
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Pie in the face!
Employees of Commonwealth CU, Lexington, Ky., took part in both light-hearted and tried-and-tested fundraising activities to benefit United Way during a week-long fund drive at all of its branches. From Pie in the Face contests to food days, bake sales and a silent auction, the CU raised more than $17,000, surpassing the previous year’s totals. Karen Maxfield, VP of Human Resources, and Glenn Griffin, Central Services Branch Supervisor, were both good sports!
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Jacket 2 Jacket
Georgia United CU, Duluth, Ga., sponsored Jacket 2 Jacket, an initiative created by the Georgia Tech women's basketball team in partnership with the Atlanta Dream, to promote and encourage children in elementary and middle schools throughout the metro Atlanta area to read.