Community Photos: October 14, 2013

Affinity Group CU, Pontiac, Mich., said it's charitable foundation teamed up with 95.5 radio station to sponsor the "Backpack Blitz," which donated school supplied to students in need.

Aurora FCU, Aurora, Colo., celebrated its 45th anniversary with a ribbon cutting with the Aurora Chamber of Commerce.

Safe CU, North Highlands, Calif., said CEO Henry Wirz was named the first recipient of the Aerospace Museum of California Education Award.

CME FCU, Columbus, Ohio, raised more than $20,000 for the Fraternal Order of Police Foundation.

The Austin Chapter of Credit Unions held the 19th Annual Kids Classic Auction Party and Golf Tournament and raised $182,011 for Dell Children's Medical Center of Central Texas.

Belvoir FCU, Woodbridge, Va., donated funds to purchase "honor coins" given to veterans of foreign wars who are flown in by the Honor Flight Network to visit the war memorials in Washington. In other news, the CU raised $1,474 during Miracle Jeans Day for Children's Miracle Network and hosted a financial class for senior enlisted soldiers at Fort Belvoir.

Robins FCU, Warner Robins, Ga., shred 14,500 pounds of documents during a free shred event.

OMNI Community CU, Kalamazoo, Mich., sponsored National Night Out for the Milwood Neighborhood Community Watch Association with a $1,500 donation.

CFE FCU, Lake Mary, Fla., sponsored new graphics used to decorate the University of Central Florida's Bright House Stadium.

Suffolk FCU, Medford, N.Y., supports local Girl Scout troops via its free checking promotion.

First Financial FCU, Wall, N.J., won the statewide Dora Maxwell Social Responsibility Award.

Founders FCU, Fort Mill, S.C., celebrated the opening of the Gold Hill Middle School in-school branch.

Randolph-Brooks FCU, Universal City, Texas, won the Access Award from the Austin Mayor's Committee for People with Disabilities for its Domain branch in Austin.

Fort Knox FCU, Radcliff, Ky., said CEO Bill Rissel was recognized with a pair of ceremonial U.S. Army Cavalry spurs to recognize his commitment to the Fort Knox Chapter of the CORE Committee Association of the U.S. Army.

North Jersey CU, Paterson, N.J., hosted its 4th Annual Above and Beyond Golf Classic Tournament to raise money for scholarships for local students.

Greylock FCU, Pittsfield, Mass., donated $50,000 to United Cerebral Palsy of Berkshire County. Separately, the CU helped raise nearly $25,000 for Berkshire Family and Individual Resources through its 35th Annual Bees Prendergast Memorial Greylock Golf Tournament and donated $10,000 to Bershire South Regional Community Center.

Scient FCU, Groton, Conn., held a Member Appreciation Day with a free barbecue that included giveaways, special promotions, and activities for kids.

P&G Mehoopany Employees FCU, Tunkhannock, Pa., raised $345 for Children's Miracle Network through its participation in Miracle Jeans Day.

Indiana Members CU, Indiana, teamed up with the Indiana Pacers and Indiana Fever to sponsor "Summer Christmas," which gave away 1,000 toys to the children of IPS School #44.

Meriwest CU, San Jose, Calif., gave a presentation on "The Myths of Credit" to more than 300 students at the Central county Occupation Center.

Lacamas Community CU, Camas, Wash., held a grand opening of its new Andresen Financial Center in Vancouver.