DOVER, Del. (6/16/09)--Dover FCU was recently recognized as the first credit union in Delaware to grow past $250 million in total assets. The recognition is a sign of the credit union’s strength and ability to meet the financial needs of families statewide, said the Dover, Del.-based credit union. “It is rewarding to have over 35,500 members who have chosen Dover Federal as their financial partner for more than 50 years,” said David Clendaniel, president/CEO. “Our members have trusted us to provide smart financial solutions and that confidence has allowed the organization to truly excel even during tough times.” Dover FCU was chartered by a group of Air Force and civilian workers at Dover Air Force Base in 1958. Today, it serves members, encompassing the military, Delaware families and more than 300 different select employer groups and organizations statewide. There are six credit union branches statewide, with the corporate center in Dover.