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City County
City & County CU, St. Paul, Minn., kicked off a youth engagement initiative with two events: a Kids Day at its main branch, and Money on the Bookshelf, a free financial literacy program.
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Greylock
Greylock FCU, Pittsfield, Mass., pledged a $75,000 donation to the Boys & Girls Club of the Berkshires to fund the Club’s Triple Play and Meals program. The donation will be made in $25,000 increments over three years.
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DEXSTA
Wilmington, Del.-based DEXSTA FCU was a premium sponsor of this year’s Peach Festival in Middletown, Del., as 17 staff members participated.
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Altura
Members and employees of Altura CU, Riverside, Calif., donated enough back-to-school supplies to fill a van as part of the annual Riverside County “Fill a Backpack” program.
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Louisiana
In the first week after the National CU Foundation activated online disaster relief system CUAid for credit union people in Louisiana affected by last summer’s severe flooding, the Foundation collected more than $53,000. Later, Los Angeles FCU, Glendale, Calif., donated $10,000.
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Robins
Robins Financial CU, Warner Robins, Ga., sponsored Retro Night Glow by contributing $1,000 to Project Giving.
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LAFCU
In Lansing, Mich., the LAFCU letters continue to entertain thanks to five Michigan artists who each were chosen to paint a letter. The unique, 6-foot-tall letters that were turned into works of art were unveiled during the Jazz & Blues Concert Series on the Grand.
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SPIRE
SPIRE CU, Falcon Heights, Minn., received the 2016 Dora Maxwell Social Responsibility Community Service Award. SPIRE also won the award 2013-2015. The CU unveiled a new food truck to visit local community events, and it is cleaning Rice Lake Trail in Maple Grove.
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Firefly
Firefly CU, Burnsville, Minn., was the statewide winner of the 2016 Dora Maxwell Social Responsibility Community Service Award for its biannual Secure Your ID Day. Firefly also won the 2016 Desjardins Adult Financial Education Award for its Learn@Work program.
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Army Aviation
Army Aviation Center FCU, Daleville, Ala., donated school supplies to 12 local organizations throughout its service areas to assist students and teachers during the 2016-2017 school year.
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Andrews
Andrews FCU, Suitland, Md., opened its newest branch in West Springfield, Va. Separately, the CU sponsored the Mid-Atlantic Police Motorcycle Rodeo, which raised $295,000 for C.O.P.S. (Concerns of Police Survivors) and the Make-A-Wish Foundation.
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NEFCU
Nassau Educators FCU, Westbury, N.Y., selected Bianca Liriano as its 2016 Making a Difference Premier Scholarship recipient. The program awards $20,000 annually to one exceptional Long Island student who is a member, or has a parent or guardian who is a member.
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