* COLUMBIA, Md. (7/2/08)--The Maryland and District of Columbia Credit Union Association is working with FDI Collateral Management to administer the electronic titling process for vehicles registered in Pennsylvania and other areas where the service is offered (Focus
June 30). Credit unions can receive training through the league. The deadline for electronic titling in Pennsylvania is July 10, but a grace period is available until July 30. The league will host a webinar for credit unions interested in the service ... * CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (7/2/08)--Margaret Hill Burton, 64, was sentenced one year for embezzling more than $91,000 from Progressive Teachers FCU, Chattanooga. Burton worked at the credit union from 1998 to 2006 (The Chattanoogan
June 30). Prosecutors said she made false loan advances to members and then took the money for herself ... * WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. (7/2/08)--NFL New Orleans Saints Quarterback
Drew Brees made his annual summer return on June 13 and 14 as part of his continued partnership with Purdue Employees FCU (PEFCU) and his commitment to the Lafayette community. Brees began his visit with an appearance at the Purdue Athletes Life Success Program (PALS) at Purdue University. PEFCU awarded bicycles to children participating in the camp. Brees has been a member of the credit union since 1997. (Photo provided by Purdue Employees FCU) ... * WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. (7/2/08)--Purdue Employees FCU (PEFCU) raised
$50,000 for the Purdue Athletes Life Success Program (PALS) through the 2nd Annual Brees Dream Foundation Golf Outing. Golfers from nine different states joined football celebrities Drew Brees, Bob DeMoss, Travis Dorsch, Bernie Flowers, Nick Hardwick, Mark Herrmann, Leroy Keyes, Kyle Orton and others on the course. From left are: PEFCU CEO Bill Connors; Connors’ wife, Lisa; Brittany Brees; PALS Director Bill Harper; and Drew Brees. Brittany and Drew founded the Brees Dream Foundation. (Photo provided by Purdue Employees FCU) ...