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CU System briefs (03/04/2010)
* HARRISBURG, Pa. (3/5/10)--Jim Kanaley of Tobyhanna Army Depot FCU, Scranton, was re-elected to the PaCUSC Board, according to the Pennsylvania Credit Union Association (Life is a Highway March 4). His new term will begin at the close of the service corporation's shareholder meeting in May ... * RALEIGH, N.C. (3/5/10)--For the past year, State Employees' CU's 801 Hillsborough Street branch in Raleigh has featured artwork created by 40 students in grades K-12 at North Carolina's Governor Morehead School (GMS) for the Blind and Visually Impaired. The school is a division of the state's Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS). DHHS employees are within the credit union's membership. "Displays like the one at SECU help the community learn about our school and extend the learning environment for our students," said Barbria Bacon, director of the school. Ann Speck, vice president at the branch, noted that the credit union has partnered with GMS to provide financial education for its students and has conducted numerous workshops there. (Photo provided by State Employees' CU) ... * MECHANICSBURG, Pa. (3/5/10)--David S. Colyer, 39, a former president of the Northern Football Booster Club and his wife, Judith A. Colyer, 38, the club's former treasurer, have been charged with stealing more than $16,000 of the organization's funds and spending the amount on personal items. The official charges are theft, receiving stolen property and criminal conspiracy to commit theft and access device fraud. In January, the booster club discovered discrepancies in the treasurer reports and outstanding bills after an annual football banquet. When its board reviewed the club's account at Members lst FCU, Mechanicsburg, Pa., they discovered that the Colyers had obtained an unauthorized debit card. The board said more than $16,417 was missing from the account (York Daily Record March 4) ... * PHILADELPHIA (3/5/10)--Harry S. Nutter, chairman of Sun FCU, died Friday of a heart attack in Philadelphia. He was 77. Nutter, a retired supervisor at Defense Personnel Support Center, Philadelphia, was chairman for 15 years of the board of Defense Supply of Philadelphia FCU, which merged with Maumee, Ohio-based Sun Federal. Since 1995, he had been chairman of the credit union's South Philadelphia Advisory Board. He had been a board member of Sun FCU since 2005. A funeral mass will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at St. Therese of the Child Jesus Church. (The Philadelphia Inquirer March 4) ...


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