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CU System briefs (07/25/2014)
  • SAN DIEGO (7/25/14)-- San Diego County CU, with $6.5 billion in assets, hopes to set a Guinness World Record for document shredding on Saturday, when it invites San Diegans to bring old papers and try to fill more than 40 trucks with shredded remains ( Times of San Diego July 23). The free event is scheduled for 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. (PT) in the parking lot of Qualcomm Stadium. San Diego County CU is planning to set the record for the most paper collected in 24 hours. Last July, the credit union collected and shredded 168,147 pounds of paper, setting the current record and filling 40 trucks. Ten cents for every pound of e-waste collected goes to the San Diego Humane Society and the Society for Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (San Diego County CU Photo) ...
  • KANSAS CITY, Mo. (7/25/14)--After a lot of hard work on the part of both organizations, Kansas City CU, with $28 million in assets, was granted permission to install an ATM at the KCMO Water Department in Kansas City, Mo. ( Missouri Difference July 23). "Our employees and customers have always wanted an ATM to be placed in our lobby, but we had been turned down before by a bank," said Kandi Patterson, senior accountant for KCMO Water Services, when the ATM was installed July 15. "When KCCU approached us with the idea, we jumped at the opportunity." Patterson said the ATM will provide convenience for KCMO customers, giving them the ability to withdraw money to pay their water bills. Many KCMO employees and customers are Kansas City CU members, so the ATM gives them quick, fee-free access to their money ...


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