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CU System briefs (07/20/2012)
  • TEMPERANCE, Mich. (7/23/12)--The DNA of a boxer from Toledo, Ohio, led to his arrest in a 2009 robbery at the Temperance, Mich., branch of Monroe County Community CU, based in Monroe, Mich. The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) said it obtained a swab used to stop a nosebleed of Martin Tucker, 32, a light welterweight, during a boxing match in April in Toledo. The FBI alleged the DNA sample from the swab matched DNA from a mask believed to be from the robbery and DNA on the steering wheel of the getaway car. Tucker, who was 1-6 in his last seven bouts, is accused of wearing the mask and using a handgun during the robbery.  About $5,400 was stolen. Another suspect was indicted in the case in November  (The Hutchinson News July 20) …
  • LATHRUP VILLAGE, Mich. (7/23/12)--Michigan First CU will host Disney Institute seminars Sept. 18-20 at its Lathrup Village headquarters to educate metro Detroit businesses and organizations about Disney's approach customer service and leadership. It will focus on quality service on Sept. 18, and leadership excellence on Sept. 19 and Sept. 20. It also has invited local college and university faculty and staff to a free 90 minute session on Sept. 20. "As an educationally focused organization, we felt it was a great opportunity to share these critical insights with the broader community," said Michigan First President/CEO Michael Poulos …
  • HARRISBURG, Pa. (7/23/12)--Frank Bongiorni, a long-time credit union volunteer and former secretary-treasurer of Visionary FCU, Bridgeville, Pa., died July 15 at the age of 92, according to the Pennsylvania Credit Union Association (Life is a Highway July 18). He served on the board of the Pittsburgh Chapter of Credit Union. In January 2011, Bongiorni was honored by the credit union on his retirement after more than 50 years of volunteer service on the board.  Funeral services were Thursday …


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