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Members Generously Donate Nearly $857,000 During Sacramento Region’s Annual Big Day of Giving   Golden 1 Credit Union (Golden 1) today announced its members donated nearly $857,000 to 694 Sacramento region nonprofits during this year’s Big Day of Giving, marking a 6% donation increase over last year.   “Golden 1 members and the communities we serve are at the heart of everything we do, and we are continuously inspired by our members’ generosity and [...]
College-bound Philadelphia Area High School Students Win $10,000 in Scholarships  TruMark Financial® Credit Union hosted its 16th annual Financial Jeopardy competition on May 3, 2023, at TruMark Financial Headquarters, Fort Washington, Pa. The Financial Jeopardy competition, a spin-off of the long-running nightly quiz show that airs on 6ABC in Philadelphia, tested students’ personal finance knowledge in categories such as banking, credit, taxes, budgeting, and[...]
"Smart Future" Scholarships awarded   CSE Federal Credit Union recognized four recent high school graduates with scholarship awards during the credit union’s virtual 79th Annual Meeting on May 4, 2023. Allie Hendrickson, Addie Miller, Malia Hubbard and Jurnie Brown, each received $1,000 toward their continued education at a college or vocational school program of their choice.    Allie Hendrickson is graduating from Barbe High School where she is a[...]
LAFCU raises $1,120 to send Everett High School senior to prom   LAFCU held a check presentation April 6 for Eric Cooper, an Everett High School senior, so he can attend a quintessential part of the high school experience: prom. The credit union, along with other community-minded donors, including Centennial Group and Lansing Church of God in Christ, raised $1,120 to cover Cooper’s expenses for the May 13 event.  Cooper, the American-born son of a Haitian refugee mother [...]
Lake Charles CU Chapter and CMN Hospitals Share Good Times & Grill Marks   On April 29, 2023, up to ten amateur BBQ grillers came together to mop and sop their best meats in the 1st Annual NICU Reunion Family Fun Day BBQ Contest in support of Children’s Miracle Network (CMN) through Christus Ochsner Lake Area Hospital.  The Lake Charles Credit Union Chapter of the Louisiana Credit Union League was this year’s BBQ Cook-Off sponsor and assisted in the fun-filled [...]
Nine winning teachers receive classroom grants totaling $15,000    Teachers Federal Credit Union, one of the largest credit unions in the United States with $9.2 billion in assets and more than 420,000 members, is proud to announce the winners of its third annual Teacher Appreciation Week Contest. The contest, which culminates during nationally-recognized Teacher Appreciation Week, honors educators across the country who have made outstanding academic contributions to their [...]
Gerber Federal Credit Union Awards $2,750 in Annual Scholarships   Gerber Federal Credit Union awarded a total of $2,750 as a result of its Annual Essay Scholarship program.  Entrants were asked to explain “Why is it important to be aware of fraud scams and what would you recommend others do to protect themselves?” in 300-500 words.  Entries were accepted from Gerber Federal Credit Union members currently attending their senior year of high school and[...]
Vermont Federal Credit Union contributes $15,000 to support Spectrum Youth & Family Services Vermont Federal Credit Union has partnered with Spectrum Youth and Family Services to support its Empty Bowl Dinner and Sleep Out fundraising events. Vermont Federal Credit Union is now the proud presenting sponsor for both events.   “Spectrum Youth and Family Services is an incredibly important contributor to our community,” said Jean Giard, CEO at Vermont Federal Credit [...]
Arbor Financial Credit Union is pleased to announce the winners of the 2023 Arbor  Financial Scholarship Program.  Arbor Financial Credit Union is dedicated to our membership and the community we serve. Since  1935, your credit union has been empowering members to help them grow and achieve their  financial goals. We began our scholarship program in 1999 and have awarded $572,000 to  students in our community throughout the years.  This year, ten high school[...]
 Affinity Plus Federal Credit Union (Affinity Plus) announced today that more than 2,300 Polar Plunge participants took advantage of the credit union’s charitable promotion offer to get a $50 donation toward their $75 fundraising minimum, simply by signing up using its custom promo code. Plungers that used the code AFFINITYPLUS at registration went on to collectively raise over $830,000 for Special Olympics Minnesota this year, surpassing its prior record of $785,000 raised by 2,200[...]
Credit union partners with Perry Elementary School for event featuring reading, magician and 340 donated books for students LAFCU recently took its Listen & Learn Program to Perry Elementary School. The event coincided with the school’s Pajama Day and featured a magician and a book intended to help young children build confidence in math and learn more about money. “This event is a great example of how to make learning fun and teach the younger generation the importance of [...]
Hanscom Federal Credit Union awarded seven graduating high school seniors – five credit union members and two students from local US Air Force Junior ROTC units – with scholarships of $1,500 each to assist with college expenses. The scholarship recipients were announced at the credit union’s 69th Annual Meeting on May 3, 2023. The John F. Condon Scholarship is named after a former Hanscom FCU board member who made a significant contribution to the credit union’s[...]


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