Alaska USA Foundation Donates $26,000 to Nonprofits Serving Children
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SECU Foundation Provides $5 Million in Grants to NC Baptists on Mission for Disaster Relief
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Hometown Credit Union Proudly Supports “Project HOPE”
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SECU Foundation Provides $40K Mission Development Grant for Veterans Program and New Center
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Robins Financial Credit Union Volunteers with Ronald McDonald House
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Kellogg Community Credit Union (KCCU) recently held a ribbon cutting celebration at their newly built branch located at 2270 Gezon Parkway SW in the Grand Rapids Metro Health Village near the Family Fare and Metro Health Hospital in Wyoming. The ribbon cutting celebration was attended by the Wyoming-Kentwood Chamber of Commerce, ambassadors and members of the chamber, KCCU team members as well as, Integrated Architecture and Rockford Construction who were the local architect and builders on[...]
Duluth, GA — Georgia United Credit Union, in partnership with Iron Mountain, offered free community shred events at select branches from March through May 2019. A final analysis revealed a total of 1,620 residents had 169,695 pounds of personal documents shredded at the events. This year’s program will save 1,442 trees and 593,933 gallons of water in paper manufacturing by using the recycled fibers from the events. Additionally, 255 cubic yards of landfill space was spared due[...]
MADISON, WI  – A team of 15 UW Credit Union employees formed a one-day strike force on Friday, April 26th to target and clean up the neighborhood surrounding James Madison Park, one of Madison’s most popular and heaviest used parks, located downtown on Lake Mendota, in celebration of Earth Day. UW Credit Union collaborated with the City of Madison Parks Division to pick the James Madison Park area. At the suggestion of the Parks Division the credit union team collected[...]
Hanscom AFB, MA  – Hanscom Federal Credit Union won a coveted Diamond Award for a brand awareness campaign in the CUNA Marketing & Business Development Council’s annual awards competition. The award was given during the Council’s 26th annual conference in Las Vegas, NV in March. Hanscom FCU’s award-winning direct mail campaign encouraged local residents from Littleton, MA, to visit their new local branch to learn more about the services it offers the[...]
BATON ROUGE, LOUISIANA – Pelican State Credit Union is putting health and wellness at the center of their future Corporate Campus on O’Neal Lane—Louisiana’s first WELL-Registered project! The credit union has partnered with Labarre Associates to improve the lives of people who work in and visit the building by designing it according to the WELL Building Standard. The WELL Building Standard is a performance-based system for measuring, certifying, and monitoring[...]
Missoula, MT -  Missoula FCU's mission is to be a force for good in banking, in the communities it services, and in the lives of its members. And, the credit union considers part of that commitment is being good stewards of the environment. To that end, Missoula FCU conducted an Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) to better understand and take responsibility for the environmental footprint of its business operations. The EIA measures both the broad and local impacts like energy[...]
Madison, Wis.— January 8, 2019 — For the second consecutive year, UW Credit Union has been named a Green Masters company by the Wisconsin Sustainable Business Council. The designation recognizes businesses that are leading the way in an ongoing commitment to sustainability.  “We’re proud to once again be recognized for making sustainability a priority,” said Lee Wiersma, Executive Vice President & Chief Human Resources Officer at UW Credit Union.[...]
Affinity Plus participates in Mankato rural energy forums to discuss solar energy financing, CU Green   MANKATO, Minn. (Dec. 20, 2018) – Affinity Plus Federal Credit Union participated in a series of public rural energy forums in Mankato and North Mankato, Minn., in mid-December alongside area farmers, local state legislators, and a German energy policy expert from the University of Minnesota.  The forums were coordinated and hosted by Greater Mankato Growth, the[...]
Affinity Plus, Minnesota credit unions launch CU Green, a clean-energy lending platform ST. PAUL, Minn. (Oct. 18, 2018) – Minnesota credit unions have formally launched CU Green, a new clean energy lending platform. CU Green was developed to make clean energy accessible to more Minnesotans through educational resources, loans and investment options. Affinity Plus Federal Credit Union collaborated with the Minnesota Credit Union Network (MnCUN) to build the website at[...]
MIDLAND, MICHIGAN, October 2, 2018 – Following a busy summer of travel on Michigan’s highways, volunteers from Midland-based Dow Chemical Employees’ Credit Union recently spent part of an afternoon beautifying several miles of a Midland County freeway. For three hours on the afternoon of September 26, a group of 14 DCECU employees cleared litter from both shoulders of an approximately three-mile stretch of US-10 between the Stark Road and Eastman Road exits through the [...]
EAST LANSING, Mich. — MSU Federal Credit Union (MSUFCU) is pleased to announce a $500 donation to the Michigan Arbor Day Alliance (MADA) as a result of a recent eStatement promotion. During the promotion, employees in the branches, Call Center, and eServices departments helped 1,537 members convert from paper statements to eStatements. "This eStatement promotion not only educated our members about their options when it comes to receiving their statements, it enabled us to support[...]
ST. PAUL, Minn. (July 24, 2018) – Affinity Plus Federal Credit Union joined political, state and University of Minnesota leaders in mid-July on its second trip in three years to Germany to deepen its involvement in the Climate-Smart Municipalities group. The delegation visited several of Germany’s award-winning, climate-smart communities. The main goal of the exchange is to develop specific strategies that allow cities to reduce their energy footprint while boosting their local[...]


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