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CU System Briefs (06/28/2013)
  • MIDDLETOWN, Pa. (6/28/13)--Mid-Atlantic Corporate FCU's 2013 Charity Golf Tournament June 20 hit a hole in one for Children's Miracle Network Hospitals. Member credit unions and various business partners participating in the annual charity event at Mid-Atlantic's annual meeting raised $11,500 for the hospitals. That amount, combined with past proceeds, brings total financial support to more than $67,000 since the event began in 2008.Children's Miracle Network is affiliated with 170 children's hospitals across the country, and is a favorite cause among credit unions. The proceeds from the tournament will help support the Janet Weis Children's Hospital at Greisinger Medical Center in Danville, Pa.; The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia; Saint Vincent Health Center in Erie; Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh; and Penn State Hershey Children's Hospital ...
  • BISMARCK, N.D. (6/28/13)--The Credit Union Association of the Dakotas has awarded $5,000 in scholarships to 10 credit union members in North and South Dakota. The graduating high school seniors each received $500 each toward furthering their education. Recipients included members of Dakotaland FCU, HB Telco FCU, Palace City FCU, Service First FCU, Western Cooperative CU, Prairie FCU, Hometown CU, United Savings CU, and Dakota West CU.  Recipients were selected from applicants who were members of a CUAD-affiliated credit union for at least one year and who planned to attend a postsecondary university or technical/vocational school. They wrote essays on one of two topics:  "How, through your involvement in the community/school activities, events, or volunteer efforts, have you shown the cooperative spirit?" and "What can your credit union do to continue providing you with financial solutions for a lifetime?" ...
  • PHOENIX (6/28/13)--Arizona State CU will be celebrating 237 years of U.S. independence July 1-7 by displaying the most common Independence Day symbol--the American flag--in all 27 congressionally approved versions at its Phoenix headquarters. During that week, the $1.4 billion asset credit union will offer a special 36-month auto loan, with annual percentage rate as low as 2.37%  ...
  • GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (6/28/13)--Two credit union CEOs have been elected to serve three-year terms on the CU*Answers board of directors. Incumbent Jeff Jorgensen, CEO of Sioux Empire FCU in Sioux Falls, S.D., and Linda Bodie, CEO of Element FCU in Charleston, W. Va., were elected at the Grand Rapids, Mich.-based credit union service organization's annual stockholders' meeting last week. Four candidates ran for two open board seats ...


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