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* SUITLAND, Md. (10/30/08)--Andrews FCU has opened four new Warrior in Transition Unit (WTU) barracks rooms at the U.S. Army Garrison in Chievres, Belgium. The rooms provide furnishings and amenities of home for soldiers recovering from injuries requiring care and rehabilitation for a time to heal. Andrews Federal provided the décor for the rooms, and toiletries, linens and other supplies. As current soldiers heal and new soldiers arrive, staff at the credit union's Chievres branch will refresh the supplies at the units. Staff also will make sure each soldier has a pleasant stay by baking cookies, donating holiday gift cards and providing care packages. (Photo provided by Andrews FCU) … * BANGOR, Maine (10/30/08)--Maine Credit Unions' seventh annual Ending Hunger Walking Tour kicked off Tuesday in Augusta. Brenda Davis, executive director of Crossroads Ministries of Old Town, which serves people in eastern Maine, took her first steps of a nearly 700-mile journey, where she will visit 56 communities in every Maine county and end her fundraiser Dec. 1 at University CU, Orono. In each community she visits, Maine's credit unions will donate $100 to a local pantry (Bangor Daily News Oct. 28) …


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