Gerber Federal CU Donates 650 Books to Teach Financial Literacy to Kids
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Northland Area FCU Raises More Than $4,000 for American Cancer Society
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Great Lakes Credit Union Donates $3,000 to the Pioneer Center
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Municipal Credit Union Teams Up with the New York Jets
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Hometown Credit Union Purchases Sign for Local School
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Gerber FCU Donates 650 Books Second Grade Students During Financial Literacy Month FREMONT, Mich. (4/27/17) John Buckley, President/CEO of Gerber Federal Credit Union (Gerber FCU), read the Judith Viorst book Alexander, Who Used to Be Rich Last Sunday to second grade students at local schools during the month of April.  The popular book describes how Alexander grapples with money management.  Last Sunday, Alexander's grandparents gave him a dollar—and he was rich. There[...]
Northland Surpasses Relay for Life Goal Northland Area Federal Credit Union’s Relay for Life Team has already surpassed their annual fundraising goal by 66%.  NAFCU is a member of the Iosco County Relay for Life group.  So far this season, Northland team efforts and generous member donations have allowed them to raise $ 4,158.28 to help the American Cancer Society make a global impact on cancer.   Although Northland has already exceeded their overall goal for the year,[...]
Bannockburn (IL) – In support of Great Lakes Credit Union’s initiative to support its communities, on April 20, 2017, GLCU’s Board Member, Rich Durante, presented $3,000 to the Pioneer Center for Human Services in McHenry. GLCU is proud to support the communities in which its members live. For the second year in a row, GLCU’s Board of Directors adopted an extraordinary plan to give back to its communities; Branch Managers of each GLCU location work closely with Board[...]
April 27, 2017 - The New York Jets today announced a multi-year partnership with Municipal Credit Union (MCU).  Providing New York City employees a way to save at reasonable rates, MCU, founded in 1916, has grown to 17 branches, more than 400,000 members and over $2.5 billion in assets. The partnership will help MCU further advance its corporate mission of giving back to the members and communities in which it serves, as well as increase brand awareness in the New York City market.   [...]
Hometown CU Purchases New Sign for Local School Kulm, ND - Hometown Credit Union recently purchased a sign for the new Kulm Public School that was completed last August, in time for the 2016-2017 schoolyear.  The new electronic sign will be used to post upcoming school events, as well as the time and temperature.   Pictured (L-R) are Harold Hagen, CEO, Board Members Josh Land, Mike Taszarek, Carl Lindgren, & Rodney Kinzler.  [...]
LOWELL – University of Massachusetts Lowell’s Student-Athlete Advisory Council (SAAC) recently established the Heart & Soul Award in honor of Jeanne D’Arc Credit Union’s Senior Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer, Michelle Silveira. The naming of the Michelle Silveira Heart & Soul Award recognizes her commitment to community involvement and passion for volunteerism.   The SAAC consists of nearly 30 members, six of which sit on the Executive Board[...]
(San Antonio, TX – April 27, 2017) – Upward Transitions in Helotes, Texas, provides a therapeutic horsemanship program for individuals with physical, mental and/or emotional health challenges. Thanks to a $5,000 donation from the Security Service Charitable Foundation, a portion of the boarding and leasing expenses for 2017 will be covered. Improving the lives of people with these challenges, Certified Therapeutic Riding Instructors integrate horseback riding skills into lesson[...]
Western Cooperative Credit Union (WCCU) celebrated their 79th Membership and Annual Meetings on March 27th and March 28th. The Membership Meeting was held at the Ramada Grand Dakota Lodge in Dickinson on Monday, March 27th and the Annual Meeting was held at the Grand Williston Hotel and Conference Center in Williston on Tuesday, March 28th. After a delicious dinner, WCCU Board of Directors President and WCCU CEO/President Melanie Stillwell conducted the meeting. WCCU also awarded some employees [...]
M-O Federal Credit Union in Huron, SD celebrated National Credit Union Youth Month with a “Prize Nest”, a membership bonus, and a “Whooo’s Hungry” event. As part of the Whooo’s Hungry event, the credit union served owl-themed treats to members, including: nests (nest shaped rice crispy treats); owls made from Rollo’s candy; mice made from Hershey’s Kisses; haystack nests with little edible owls, pretzel sticks, and jelly bean eggs. Any time a[...]
Photo left to right: Larry Palochik, SVP of Member Solutions for the California and Nevada Credit Union Leagues; Tena Lozano, Executive Director of the Richard Myles Johnson Foundation; Kathryn Davis, CEO of BALANCE; Gigi Hyland, Executive Director of the National Credit Union Foundation; Diana Dykstra, President and CEO of the Leagues; Lee Alderman, AVP of Training and Financial Literacy for Redwood CU; and Evan Willingham, VP of Business Development for EverFi. More than 50 professionals[...]
ST. PAUL, Minn. (April 26, 2017) – The Affinity Plus Foundation is accepting applications through this Sunday, April 30, for its Community and Cultivator grants, which award funding in amounts ranging from $500 to $10,000 to educators and nonprofits focused on financial education. Community grants are awarded to Minnesota 501(c)3 organizations with personal-finance focus and programming. Grant requests have ranged from $500 to $10,000, Hanson said. In 2016, the foundation awarded more[...]
(Woodbury, MN  – Ideal Credit Union took second place in the 2016 national Desjardins Youth Financial Literacy competition for its “Money Talks” Financial Literacy program. The unique peer-to-peer program is taught by high school age Ideal Student Credit Union employees to high school age students, and features the building blocks of personal finance: budgeting, savings and investments, credit, and money management tools.  Ideal Credit Union's entry competed with [...]


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