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* MILFORD, Conn. (10/1/09)--A man robbing Sikorsky Financial CU in Stratford, Conn., Tuesday morning threatened to shoot the tellers and members during the incident (Connecticut Post Sept. 30). The man wearing a dark hoodie pulled over his head entered the $605.2 million asset credit union, yelling and screaming. He vaulted over the counter, ordered four tellers and four customers to "get down" on the floor, and threatened to shoot everyone, said police. He grabbed money from cash drawers, jumped over the counter again and ran toward a donut shot. No weapon was displayed and no one was injured … * HARRISBURG, Pa. (10/1/09)--Angelique Pattillo has joined the Pennsylvania Credit Union Association (PCUA) as a compliance and operations officer. She has 14 years of credit union experience in positions from teller to branch manager at Members 1st CU, Mechanicsburg, and Patriot FCU, Chambersburg. In her new position, Pattillo will assist credit unions with compliance questions on PCUA's toll-free hotline and e-mail, and provide Compliance Cavalry services in the central part of the state (Life is a Highway Sept. 30) … * TEMPE, Ariz. (10/1/09)--Tempe Schools CU today will launch its first Health Education Loan Program (HELP), which focuses on reduced interest rates on auto loans, credit cards, mortgage loans, and loan consolidation with fiscal checkups and special loan experts. The HELP Program was inspired by Statewide FCU, Flowood, Miss., which piloted a similar program called Credit Emergency Room. This month the Tempe Schools CU staff will wear scrubs and be identified with name badges and area of expertise. Special LOANcologists will help consolidate loans. The AUTOstesiologists and CARdiovascular Surgeons will assist with reducing rates on auto loans. The HOMEotology Specialist and OrthoHELOC Technologist will provide a no-cost mortgage analysis and waive appraisal fees if the loan is refinanced with the credit union. And VISAcular Specialists will assist with credit cards …


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