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Dover Federal's new digs
Dover FCU, Dover, Del., was first chartered in 1958 by a handful of Air Force and civilian workers at Dover Air Force Base. Since 1958, Dover Federal has had a presence on the base, and has added to its legacy there by breaking ground on a new, 2,400-square-foot branch.
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Making miracles happen
During the 2016 Shop for Miracles Campaign, staff and members of New England FCU, Williston, Vt., contributed $7,153.75 to benefit the University of Vermont Medical Center Children’s Hospital.
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Go Cavaliers!
Teniqua Reddy, a junior at Richland Northeast High School, designed a new debit card for SAFE FCU, Sumter, S.C. The card design shows a view of the school, the school’s Cavaliers logo and the SAFE logo.
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New branch with all the latest
Santa Rosa, Calif.-based Redwood CU opened a new, full-service branch in Mill Valley, Calif., in the Alto Plaza Shopping Center. The new location is designed to better accommodate RCU’s growing membership in Marin County. It features three 24-hour access ATMs, a technology bar for members to access online banking and information, and a children’s activity area.
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Big winners and big donors
Linda Sunderland, a member of Jeanne D’Arc CU, Lowell, Mass., won a $1,000 prize from the CU and designated non-profit House of Hope to receive a $1,000 donation. Sunderland received a priceless gift: a room in House of Hope’s newest location named after her late mother.
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Corner@Drake
Kellogg Community CU, Battle Creek, Mich., opened a new branch on South Drake Road in Kalamazoo, in the Corner@Drake development, near Costco and Field & Stream. Separately, KCCU’s annual coat drive collected a total of 232 new and gently used coats, along with an assortment of hats, scarves and mittens, for local families in need.
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AJ's Kids Crane sponsorship
Pacific Marine CU, Oceanside, Calif., once again sponsored AJ’s Kids Crane. PMCU donated $22,500 to purchase toys for the children at Rady Children’s Hospital. This amount was a new record for PMCU and was the largest monetary donation ever presented to AJ’s Kids Crane.
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Half-dozen nonprofit donations
Holy Rosary CU, Rochester, N.H., made donations to six local non-profits: Seeds of Faith, Triangle Club, Interfaith Food Pantry, St. Elizabeth Seton School, and both the Somersworth and Rochester SHARE Funds.
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Big savers
360 FCU, Windsor Locks, Conn., exceeded its goal and completed the Community Savings Challenge: saving members $443,275 in loan interest in just two months by refinancing loans from other financial institutions. The CU donated $6,000 to three local charities once the $350,000 goal had been reached.
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Innovative office space
Bethpage FCU, Bethpage, N.Y., leased 23,000 square feet of office space featuring an open, community-driven floor plan, fewer desks, integrated work stations and meeting rooms, and a tranquil wellness room, all guided by shifting work styles, mobile technology and the growing presence of millennials.
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