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CU System briefs (11/21/2012)
  • TALLAHASSEE, Fla.(11/26/12)--First Commerce CU (FCCU) presented a $10,155 check to the Capital Region YMCA Nov. 14 in support of youth development and healthy living . FCCU and Seminole IMG Sports Marketing also provided Florida State University (FSU) fans with a chance to win behind-the-scenes access to the Seminole football program for a day.  "This promotion was all part of a plan to raise awareness and encourage the community to financially support the very important work of the YMCA," said FCCU CEO Cecilia Homison.  Winners of the exclusive pass were Susie Bryant and Frank Dennard. They will experience a "day in the life of an FSU football player" with a private facility tour, lunch in the athletic cafeteria, attendance at a live practice, photo opportunities, pre-game access and game tickets to last Saturday's FSU v. University of Florida football game. From left are: Ken Franklin, CEO of YMCA; Homison; and Hugh Tomlinson and Aaron Boyette, YMCA board members. (Photo provided by the League of Southeastern Credit Unions) …
  • RALEIGH, N.C. (11/26/12)--SECU Foundation, the charitable group of Raleigh, N.C.-based State Employees' CU, was named the recipient of the inaugural 2012 Corporate Philanthropy Award by the North Carolina Museum of History in Raleigh on Nov. 13. The award recognizes individuals and organizations for outstanding contributions to the preservation, study or understanding of North Carolina history, and honors exceptional commitment, service and support to history museums and related sites.  SECU Foundation serves as the primary education sponsor for the museum's exhibits, Mysteries of the Lost Colony and A New World: England's First View of America from London's British Museum.  The foundation's sponsorship allowed all state students, teachers and chaperones to attend the exhibit free. It also provided a $500,000 grant to help build the museum's new SECU Education Center in 2010. Pictured from left are: Lyl MacLean Clinard, Museum of History Foundation chair; McKinley Wooten, SECU Board chair; and Ken Howard, museum director.  (Photo provided by SECU Foundation) …
  • VINELAND, N.J. (11/26/12)--The Board of Directors at Bay Atlantic FCU in Vineland, N.J., have promoted Gail Marino to CEO/president, according to the New Jersey Credit Union League (The Daily Exchange Nov. 21). She has served the credit union for more than 24 years, starting as a teller. Most recently she was vice president of business development. Marino succeeds CEO/President Carol Muessig, who will retire in January. In her previous position, Marino was instrumental in expanding the credit union's field of membership and establishing a new branch. She also initiated BAFCU's youth programs. Marino currently is the president of the Southern Chapter of the league and is a member of league's Shared Branching Marketing Committee …


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