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Sisseton, SD – Coteau Valley FCU recently awarded $100 scholarships to six area students at their annual meeting. The recipients were (in photo) Jairica Christjohn, Julie Wolf, Monica Fisher, and Keith Rolstad. Also receiving scholarships but unable to attend were Carley Lehrke and Kaden Huber.
Scholarship recipients must be high school seniors and an active member of the credit union. This year’s recipients were all Sisseton High School Seniors.
Edwardsville, Illinois – Scott Credit Union recently presented a $1,000 check in its continued support of the Troy Titans Football Club.
SCU pledged three years of support of the club’s effort to purchase new helmets and uniforms because of the growth of the program.
Scott Credit Union has sponsored the local football club since 2009 when it pledged $4,000 to help the Titans install a scoreboard for their home field. The football club is for players who are five through 14 years old and their home field is located at Tri-Township Park in Troy.
Scott Credit Union Community Relations Representative Lauren Hoefert presented the $1,000 check for the third year of [...]
RANCHO CUCAMONGA, Calif., – CO-OP Financial Services is supporting Shop for Miracles, a one-day charitable program to raise funds for Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals, taking place on October 16, International Credit Union Day.
CMN Hospitals announced Shop for Miracles earlier today through a news release that can be read in the Press Room of its website. The Credit Union National Association (CUNA) and the World Council of Credit Unions are partnering with CMN Hospitals on this effort.
Each time members use their credit union-issued credit or debit card on October 16, credit unions participating in the Shop for Miracles program will donate $0.25 or a pre-determined amount to CMN Hospitals.
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LAKE CITY, UTAH – Credit Unions for Kids, in partnership with the Credit Union National Association and the World Council of Credit Unions, today introduced Shop for Miracles, a one-day fundraising program to support local Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals. The event will help celebrate International Credit Union Day® on October 16.
Each time members use their credit union-issued credit or debit card on October 16, credit unions participating in the Shop for Miracles program will donate $0.25 or other pre-determined amount to their local Children’s Miracle Network Hospital.
Last year, 21 credit unions in California and Nevada signed on for a pilot program and raised an impressive $185,000 which included $30,000 in [...]
1st Financial Federal Credit Union will provide free document shredding services at its Hazelwood, St. Charles, and Wentzville locations on Saturday, May 3rd from 9 a.m. until 12 p.m.
Identity theft is the fastest growing crime today and dumpster diving is still one of the most effective tricks identity thieves use to obtain personal information. Old statements, legal papers, and any materials containing personal records are opportunities for risk. A big step consumers can take to protect themselves is by destroying sensitive documents before they reach the trash.
“At 1st Financial, we take data security seriously,” says Carol Minges, CEO of 1st Financial. “We maintain high standards of document level security [...]
HEATH/NEWARK, OH – Hopewell Federal Credit Union (HFCU) announced that it announced today that they have extended the deadline to May 16th, 2014, for its annual scholarship award. The scholarship, given to a Licking County student pursuing secondary education, will be awarded $1000. HFCU has invited students to reflect on the importance of being a credit union member.
Students will have two ways to enter for the HFCU $1000 Scholarship including Essay Entry or Video Entry. Students must submit entries to Beth Kelly at Hopewell Federal Credit Union, PO Box 2157, Heath, Ohio 43056 by May 16th, 2014. Details and applications are available at www.hopewellfcu.org.
About Hopewell Federal Credit Union (HFCU):
Hopewell Federal Credit Union, [...]
DULUTH, GA - Georgia United Credit Union is excited to announce the winners of their 2014 annual scholarship competition. A total of $12,500 was awarded and disbursed to thirteen high school seniors through the Vernon E. Carne Scholarship program and the Archbishop John F. Donoghue Catholic Scholarship program. Thanks to all the high school seniors who entered this year’s competition as we had a record number of entries!
This is the 20th year that Georgia United has given the Vernon E. Carne Scholarship (in honor of the founder of the Credit Union) and the 7th year for the John F. Donoghue Catholic Scholarship (in memory of the late Archbishop [...]
Madison, WI – CU Campus Resources is pleased to announce the expansion of UW Credit Union’s in-school private student loan programs to include almost 2,400 new eligible schools. Student members attending any 4-year public or private, not-for-profit school located in the U.S., Madison College or any 2-year UW Colleges campus are eligible to borrow a private student loan through UW Credit Union.
“Our members spoke, and we listened,” said Rob Van Nevel, SVP & Chief Member Solutions Officer at
UW Credit Union. “We’re excited about being able to provide great student loan products to even more of our membership.”
CU Campus Resources worked with UW Credit Union to quickly update the application and [...]
BRUNSWICK, GA – Georgia United Credit Union is excited to announce the winners of their 2014 scholarship programs. A total of $12,500 was awarded and disbursed to thirteen high school seniors through the Vernon E. Carne Scholarship program and the Archbishop John F. Donoghue Catholic Scholarship program.
This is the 20th year that Georgia United has given the Vernon E. Carne Scholarship and the 7th year for the John F. Donoghue Catholic Scholarship. A total of approximately $142,500 has been awarded to high school seniors during the tenure of both programs. Recipients are chosen based on an essay competition with consideration given to academic accomplishments, leadership and participation in [...]
Highmark FCU in Rapid City, SD has a full week of fun activities planned for Youth Week! Here is their line-up of events going on:
Monday April 21 – Bring your child to Highmark to “count their change” using the coin machine! The credit union will have a special coupon available to open new accounts for children. There will also be coloring sheets available for a coloring contest.
Tuesday April 22 – Children are invited to stop by Highmark and guess how many jelly beans are in the jar! The child with the closest guess will win a Last Exit Kick Scooter!
Wednesday April 23 – Highmark will be accepting donations of [...]