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  • RICHMOND, Va. (2/20/14)--Virginia CU, Richmond, Va., will soon donate more than $30,000 to the Children's Hospital of Richmond thanks to the Virginia Commonwealth University men's and women's basketball teams. The credit union agreed to donate $1 for every assist made by players of both teams during the 2013-2014 season on top of $29,371.46 it gave to the hospital Jan. 7 (Current Feb. 14). At the start of the month, the program had increased the overall donation by $666 with more than 15 games remaining in the regular season. "When the Rams make an assist on the court, they help their teammates succeed. As a credit union, 'making an assist' is what we aim to do for our members," said Jane Watkins, president/CEO of the $2.5 billion-asset credit union. ...
     
  • MONETT, Mo. (2/20/14)--Jack Henry & Associates President Tony Wormington announced Monday he would retire June 30 from the technology solutions and payment processing services provider. Wormington first started at the Monett, Mo.-based company as an installer. He was named COO in 2003 and moved to the president position a year later. David Foss, current president of Jack Henry's ProfitStars division, will succeed Wormington. ...
     
  • HARAHAN, La. (2/20/14)--The Louisiana Credit Union League announced that Vice President Jennifer Green will be leaving Feb. 28 (eNews Feb. 19). For more than 12 years, Green has worked in communications, compliance, education and information technology. Jennifer has been a valuable asset not only for the league, but for Louisiana credit unions," league President/CEO Anne Cochran said. "She has played a significant role in many of the league's programs that are ongoing today." ...
     
  • FARMERS BRANCH, Texas (2/20/14)--Cornerstone Credit Union League executive Linda Winkfein died Monday of a heart attack (Leaguer Feb. 19). She was 66. Winkfein, who was vice president of small credit union development, had been with the league for 16 years. She previously worked for Dallas CU from 1979 to 1988. While at the $46 million-asset credit union, Winkfein served on the Dallas Chapter of Credit Unions, including one year as chapter president. She also served on the league's board of directors for seven years. "Linda was on the board when I came to the league," said President/CEO Dick Ensweiler, adding, "In fact, she was on the CEO Selection Committee." In lieu of flowers, the family suggests donations to the Cornerstone Credit Union Foundation. ...
 


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