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Membership hike leads to job creation at CU
PLYMOUTH, Mich. (7/19/12)--Community Financial Members FCU in Plymouth, Mich., has hired 21 new team members since January.

As part of its inaugural Community Matters Annual Community Report, the $478 million asset Community Financial reported that 2011 was a record year regarding membership, which grew by more than 10%, and for its overall member satisfaction rankings (PR NewsWire July 17).

"We are thrilled to be growing, because not only do we continue to provide great service and sound financial advice to our members, but we also have the opportunities to hire more people and give back to the communities we serve," said Bill Lawton, president/CEO of Community Financial.

Through the first quarter of 2012, credit unions nationwide combined for a record 92.5 million members, according to a recent National Credit Union Administration report.


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