Polish Slavic
Polish & Slavic FCU, Brooklyn, N.Y., awarded a total of $350,000 to 311 students in New York, New Jersey and Illinois as part of its annual Scholarship Program. The program, in its 16th year, now has awarded $3.6 million in scholarships.
St Helens
St. Helens Community CU, St. Helens, Ore., awarded three scholarships to winners of its 2016 Video Scholarship entries, $1,500, $1,000 and $500 for academic achievements and a video answering the question, “What do you like best about being a credit union member?”
New England
New England FCU, Williston, Vt., announced the winners of its annual Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) Scholarships. Three scholarships of $3,000 each were awarded to Vermont recipients.
U.S. Congresswoman Loretta Sanchez’s office recognized Lake Forest, Calif.-based Eagle Community CU for its efforts with the Letter Carriers’ Stamp Out Hunger Food Drive.
Alaska USA
Anchorage-based Alaska USA FCU opened its first branch in Rancho Cucamonga, Calif., and three new branches in Spokane, Wash., expanding its services into Eastern Washington.
Member One
Employees of Member One FCU, Roanoke, Va., hold quarterly “Denim Days for Charities.” The recipient of $1,000 from the Q2 2016 Denim Day was the Community Health Center of the New River Valley, which provides high-quality medical, mental health and dental services.
Ventura County
Ventura County CU, Ventura, Calif., held a grand opening celebration to showcase its new corporate offices. The event included a time capsule that was filled with notes from party guests and is set to be opened in the future.
Securityplus FCU, Baltimore, made a $7,000 donation to Arlington Elementary/Middle School, Baltimore City, in an effort to provide more affordable school uniforms for students.
In Medford, N.Y., Suffolk FCU supported the charitable work of local organizations that serve the areas near the CU’s branch locations by identifying nonprofits to support: $500 each to Our Lady of Grace Catholic Church and the West Babylon Public Library.
First Financial
First Financial FCU opened its new corporate office on Route 9 North (next to the Howell Park & Ride) in Freehold, N.J.