Pelican State CU is Combating Financial Illiteracy in Their Community
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SPIRE Credit Union Celebrates Member of 80 Years!
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Numerica Night on the Ridge Raises Over $2,700 for Local Humane Society
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Bowater Credit Union Donates $1,000 to Habitat for Humanity
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TCT Federal Credit Union Raises Funds for Pediatric Healthcare
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PINEVILLE, LOUISIANA – Balloon bouquets, smiling faces and savory pastalaya greeted the 50 guests of Pelican State Credit Union’s Home Buying Workshop at the Pineville Convention Center on February 19, 2019. Pelican Pineville Branch Manager Ashley Neal welcomed everyone and moderated the event with flair. Home buying experts serving on the panel included Keller Williams Realtor Margaret Hickman, Pelican Mortgage Originator Jennifer McMinn-Griffin, and Pelican Nationally Certified [...]
LOWELL, MA – Jeanne D’Arc Credit Union is proud to announce it has received the highest possible rating of “Outstanding” on its recent CRA (Community Reinvestment Act) Exam. The Community Reinvestment Act encourages banks, credit unions and mortgage lenders to meet the credit needs of borrowers in their communities, including low- and moderate-income areas.  The CRA exam also evaluates the overall banking practices of financial institutions. “Each day,[...]
Mora, MN - Staff from SPIRE Credit Union's Mora branch and President/CEO Dan Stoltz recently had the pleasure of visiting with Fran Anderson, a member who has been with the credit union for 80 years. Fran first joined Greater Minnesota Credit Union (GMCU merged with SPIRE in 2014) in 1939 when she was just six years old - one of the first 300 members.  She later would work for GMCU as its sole employee. Fran stepped down from her position to care for[...]
Wenatchee, Wash. –  Thanks to generous donations from the Wenatchee Valley community and their membership, Numerica Credit Union presented the Wenatchee Valley Humane Society with a donation of over $2,700. Funds were generated during the Numerica Night on the Ridge fundraising event this past January. Numerica, in partnership with Mission Ridge Ski and Board Resort, hosted “Numerica Night on the Ridge,” an evening of skiing, snowboarding and live music for a suggested [...]
Basking Ridge, N.J. (March 19, 2019) Affinity Federal Credit Union Foundation, the philanthropic arm of Affinity Federal Credit Union, announced today the 2018 recipients of more than $118,000 worth of grants funding for local, grassroots charity organizations across New Jersey, New York and Connecticut. Compared to $75,000 awarded in 2017, the Foundation has significantly increased its charitable contributions. “We are committed to supporting local organizations who share[...]
CALHOUN – Bowater Employees Credit Union member Tammy Johnson has won $1,000 from Bowater Credit Union to her favorite non-profit, Habitat for Humanity of Cleveland, TN.   Bowater Credit Union has asked its members to nominate their favorite non-profit helping people in the counties eligible for credit union membership: Bradley, McMinn, Meigs, Monroe, and Polk.  Habitat for Humanity of Cleveland is the most first winner of 2019. Johnson knows first-hand how the[...]
QUEENSBURY, NY, March 15, 2019 — TCT Federal Credit Union’s ‘Care for Kids’ campaign raised a total of $2,000 to benefit pediatric healthcare at two hospitals within their service area of Saratoga, Warren and Washington Counties. Glens Falls Hospital Staff received a $1,000 monetary donation along with dozens of stuffed animals for pediatric patients in their care. “The TCT Care for Kids Campaign has been a success thanks to the generosity of our members and[...]
ST. JOSEPH, Mich. – United Federal Credit Union (United) was named in the 2019 “20 Best Places to Work” in southwest Michigan during the inaugural Moody on the Market contest—the only financial institution to make the list. The recognition program sought to identify 20 southwest Michigan businesses with the best morale making a difference in the community. Moody on the Market cited compelling stories from United’s past year, which influenced their decision to[...]
Santa Rosa, Calif. – As part of a career exploration day, 33 Elsie Allen High School students visited the Santa Rosa headquarters of Redwood Credit Union (RCU) on Tuesday, March 5. From 9am until noon, students learned what a career with a credit union is like. They were welcomed by Brett Martinez, RCU’s President and Chief Executive Officer, and Matt Martin, Senior Vice President of Community and Government Relations. Next, they took part in a workshop, toured the building, and[...]
Lowell, MA, March 18, 2019 – Align Credit Union has announced that they are now accepting applications for their 2019 scholarship program. Since the program’s inception in 1994, Align has awarded scholarships to nearly 300 students to assist them in their pursuit of higher education. To apply for a scholarship, you must be a graduating high school senior or a current college student who will be enrolled in an undergraduate course of study during the 2019-2020 school year. Applicants [...]
Blairsville, GA (March 14, 2019) – Peach State Federal Credit Union is pleased to sponsor the upcoming Georgia Mountain Storytelling Festival (GMSF) at the Union County Schools Fine Arts Center in Blairsville, Georgia on April 12-13, 2019. GMSF provides opportunities for an underserved audience to engage with the voices of Appalachia through hearing stories and attending workshops that will enable them to develop a cultural intelligence through the arts of listening and speaking.[...]
QUEENSBURY, NY, March 14, 2019 — Every week during the school year, TCT Federal Credit Union honors local educators and school employees for their outstanding efforts during the year. For the week of March 11, 2019, the Teacher of the Week Award was presented to Mr. Nick Henderson, 4th Grade Teacher at the William H. Barton Intermediate School in Queensbury. Mr. Henderson has gone above and beyond this school year for a student with a serious illness. He made a promise to this student[...]
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