Greater Nevada Credit Union Recognized for 68 Years of Service to Community
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Northland Area Federal Credit Union Offering Educational Scholarships
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Advia Credit Union Offering Scholarships to High School Students
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TruStone Financial FCU Holds Charity Casual Day for Shalom Center
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SEG Credit Union Awards Grants to Local Teachers
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(Carson City, Nevada) January 20, 2017—January 24, 2017 marks a special day for Greater Nevada Credit Union (GNCU). The locally-based, member owned financial institution will celebrate 68 years of serving the region, along with a proclamation from the City of Reno designating the date as “Greater Nevada Credit Union Day”. The proclamation acknowledges the credit union’s USDA Lender of the Year Award, the first given to any Nevada based financial institution or credit[...]
Northland Accepting Scholarship Applications Northland Area Federal Credit Union is pleased to announce the application period is now open for 2017 Jerry Erickson Educational Scholarships.  This year, Northland has allocated $5,000 in funding, and qualified member applicants have the opportunity to earn $1,000 awards for college expenses. The fund is named for Jerry Erickson, a retired volunteer who served the credit union for 46 years.  “Jerry has always been a tremendous [...]
Parchment, MI –As part of its commitment to supporting higher education for area youth, The Advia Foundation is encouraging high school seniors to apply for $1,000 Youth Scholarships to be awarded this spring. Scholarship criteria includes community involvement, leadership traits, academic accomplishments, personal essay, Advia Credit Union membership, and college or trade school acceptance for the 2017 fall semester. The application is available online at www.adviacu.org; deadline to[...]
PLYMOUTH, Minn. (January 20, 2017) − On Friday, January 6, 2017, TruStone Financial Federal Credit Union held a company-wide Charity Casual Day, where staff was able to wear casual attire in exchange for donations to a nonprofit organization. This month’s Charity Casual Day was held for The Shalom Center, a non-profit organization that provides food, shelter and support service needs to the homeless and low-income population of Kenosha, Wisconsin. The organization recently purchased [...]
Ten years ago, SEG FCU started a small grant program after recognizing that many teachers choose to pay for supplies for their classrooms out of their own pockets because of budget restraints. Since then, the credit union has given out four $150 grants each year, and those grants have made a difference. "We have helped pay for so many wonderful projects in classrooms over the years, that otherwise may not have taken place," says SEG COO Danielle Koop. This year's recipients will[...]
Jackson, MI - American 1 is excited to give back even more to our communities with a new Volunteer Local program.  We encourage everyone to participate in their communities and, to help our employees do even more, we are giving them paid time-off to volunteer. American 1 will be paying for over 350 hours each month for all employees to volunteer in their community.  The goal is to get more employees actively involved in helping to improve their community.  Cheryl Schantz, Vice[...]
The 2017 CUNA Governmental Affairs Conference (CUNA GAC) will feature the conference’s first-ever giveback event. Attendees are asked to bring items for a donation drive in support of Bright Beginnings, a nationally accredited child and family development center for homeless infants, toddlers, preschoolers and their families in Washington, D.C. “Because CUNA GAC gathers so many credit union professionals in one place, it is the perfect venue for charitable giving,” said[...]
Daleville, Ala. (January 12, 2017) — In 2016, Army Aviation Center Federal Credit Union (AACFCU) employees volunteered more than 870 hours in their local communities. AACFCU organizes volunteer events throughout the year for employees and their family members in communities surrounding Credit Union branches. Employees gave their time to help feed the homeless, clean senior centers, paint buildings, raise money for various nonprofit organizations and much more. “Being a part of[...]
Daleville, Ala. (January 13, 2017) — Army Aviation Center Federal Credit Union (AACFCU) donated $5,000 to three Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals as it completed its year-long 50th anniversary celebration. The donations to Children’s of Alabama, Studer Family Children’s Hospital at Sacred Heart and USA Children’s and Women’s Hospital resulted from a campaign that encouraged Facebook, Instagram and Twitter users to post a selfie with  #aacfcugives in[...]
MAPLE GROVE, MINN. — January 19, 2017 —The Community Emergency Assistance Program (CEAP) and Keystone Community Services benefited by receiving donations from TopLine Federal Credit Union’s 18 th annual Gratitude Tree Holiday Toy Drive held during the months of November and December. TopLine members and employees generously donated toys, cash and gift cards to brighten up the holidays and bring joy to many children this holiday season. Employees were able to participate by[...]
GCUA Releases Booklet Featuring Member Stories The credit union narrative is made of individual member stories woven together with common threads of service, loyalty and integrity. These stories of extraordinary commitment to the well-being of their members are actually considered quite ordinary to credit unions. They don’t often get attention, because to the people who work in credit unions, they aren’t all that special – it’s just what they do. As a way to better [...]
In late November, Wildfire Credit Union embarked on a community campaign called  “Share the Warmth” which was designed to enlist our communities in gathering new hats, scarves, mittens, gloves and socks for members of our community in need.  Collection boxes were set up in the lobbies of each of the Wildfire branches and through social media and radio, we asked people to donate items.  Michelle LeBlanc, Marketing and Public Relations coordinator commented “The[...]
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