Community Photos: Dec. 10, 2012
Robins FCU, Warner Robins, Ga., donated $3,000 to the Ronald McDonald House Charities of Central Georgia. Separately, the CU donated $1,000 to Kids Yule Love.
First Commerce CU, Tallahassee, Fla., donated $10,155 to the Capital Region YMCA.
Gerber CU, Fremont, Mich., awarded Judy Wallace a $100 Visa gift card as part of a quarterly drawing of survey participants.
Electric Service CU, Nashville, purchased a new Miniature Pinscher puppy for Airel Duffer after a neighbor shot and killed Duffer’s three-month-old puppy.
Catholic FCU, Saginaw, Mich., donated nine “Cozy Coupe” cars to Toys for Tots.
Kern Schools FCU, Bakersfield, Calif., raised $5,430.90 for Children’s Miracle Network.
Saugus FCU, a division of Webster First FCU, Worcester, Mass., made a donation to the MEG Foundation.
Fort Bragg FCU, Fayettville, N.C., donated 400 pounds of non-perishable food items to the Second Harvest Food Bank of Southeast North Carolina.
Detroit Metropolitan CU celebrated the grand opening of a new full-service branch in downtown Detroit. In other news, the CU’s staff held a bake sale and raffle and raised a total of $2,714 for the American Cancer Society.
Credit Union ONE, Ferndale, Mich., hosted a free shred event. In other news, the CU also participated in the Step Out Walk for Diabetes and also won the Ferndale Chamber of Commerce’s 2012 Philanthropy Award.
McCoy FCU, Orlando, Fla., raised more than $30,000 for the American Diabetes Association’s 2012 Step-Out Walk.
Army Aviation Center FCU, Daleville, Ala., completed construction of its new operations center. NewGround, Inc. was the designer/builder.
KeyPoint CU, Dublin, Calif., donated $710 to Dublin Parnters in Education.
Rogue FCU, Medford, Ore., is sponsoring the South Medford High School’s Sparrow Club program that supports community service efforts by students.
GTE Financial CU, Tampa, Fla., raffled off $250 and an iPad as part of its CUPAC fundraising efforts.
First Financial FCU, Wall, N.J., awarded $1,000 to Jeff Deangelis as part of the CU’s “Helping Families First” sweepstakes it is holding with 94.3 The Point. The CU also recently awarded $1,000 to Marie Sangillo as part of the same program. Separately, the CU hosted a Financial Reality Fair for Wall High School students and awarded $500 classroom grants to local teachers Laura Vannauker and Kathleen Cafiero.
Service CU, Portsmouth, N.H., teamed up with the Armed Forces Financial Network to donate $4,000 to the Fisher House in Landstuhl, Germany. Separately, the CU also donated $14,000 to both Portsmouth High School and Krempels Center, donated 220 food gift certificates for turkeys worth $4,400 to local Salvation Army chapters and food pantries, pledged to donate $100,000 to military families overseas during the holidays and donated $15,000 to New Hampshire Food Bank.
United FCU, St. Joseph, Mich., donated $2,500 to the Berrien County Sheriff’s Department. In other news, the CU was selected as a top pick for best savings accounts for teens by NerdWallet.com.
United CU, Tyler, Texas, celebrated its 80th anniversary with a special members appreciation day.
New England FCU, Williston, Vt., donated $20,000 to Burlington’s Committee on Temporary Shelter.