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url Bay FCU is celebrating its 60th anniversary and has launched a $1,000 “Why I Love BayFed” sweepstakes to collect stories of how the credit union has made a positive impact in the lives of its members and those in the community over the years.

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Altura CU's newly-elected board officers. Top (L-R): Jacqueline Hall and George Price. Bottom (L-R): Ofelia Valdez-Yeager and Alan Strzemieczny.

Altura CU Board of Directors elected its s officers for the 2017-2018 administrative year at the credit union’s 60th annual meeting. The officers are:  Ofelia Valdez-Yeager, elected to her third term as board chairman; Jacqueline Hall, vice chairman and chairman elect; Alan Strzemieczny, treasurer; George Price, secretary; and Mark Balys, immediate past chairman. The remaining members of the Board of Directors include:  Joe Calderon, Keith Downs, Gloria Perez, Norm Perry, Barbara Purvis, Perry Reed, Jerry Rivera, Ninfa Delgado, and Eugene Kim.

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Financial Horizons CU employees part in a 5K hosted by the credit union.

peut on acheter du viagra en pharmacie sans ordonnance en belgique Financial Horizons CU hosted a 5K on July 14, 2017 to honor local heroes.  The event raised more than $2,000 and benefited local first responder agencies.  The credit union had 100 percent participation from its.

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Gonzalo Romo is Redwood CU's new community liaison in the community department. 

blue cross blue shield michigan viagra Redwood CU has named Gonzalo Romo as community liaison in the community department. Gonzalo will represent the credit union at nonprofit and community events in Sonoma, Napa, Mendocino, Marin, and San Francisco counties, and will support community efforts for Redwood CU’s 17 branches in these communities.

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Four members of Altura CU's leadership team recently rappelled over the side of Riverside City Hall to raise funds for Habitat for Humanity and local military veterans. L-R: Chief Culture Office & President of Auto Expert Chris Andrus; Board Member Ninfa Delgado; Vice President of Member Services Sevan Yakinian' and Chief Financial Officer Tommie Shyrock. (Photo courtesy of Habitat for Humanity)

Four tadalafil online buy Altura CU leadership team members, including Chief Financial Officer Tommie Shyrock, recently rappelled down the side of Riverside City Hall to raise funds to benefit Habitat for Humanity. Sixty people, including local city officials, and civic and business leaders, rappelled 123 feet down the side of Riverside’s seven-story City Hall during the second annual “Over the Edge” fundraising event.

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Kristina Derkos, senior vice president of administrative services for Redwood Credit Union was recognized with a Women in Business award by the North Bay Business Journal.

best viagra alternatives over counter Redwood CU Senior Vice President of Administrative Services Kristina Derkos was recognized with a Women in Business award by the North Bay Business Journal. Derkos received the award for her contributions to the credit union’s growth and internal company culture, as well as for her leadership in the local professional community, serving on multiple nonprofit and community boards, as well as being heavily involved with several local human resources groups. Under her leadership, Redwood CU has been named “Best Place to Work” in the North Bay for 11 consecutive years.

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San Francisco FCU has appointed Jonathan Oliver as President and Chief Executive Officer. Oliver joins San Francisco FCU from UNIFY Financial FCU where he served as the EVP and Chief Operating Officer. Under Oliver’s leadership the credit union grew from just over a billion in assets with 18 branches to 60 branches throughout 16 states.

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Sandy Barron is the new branch manager of Redwood CU’s San Rafael location.

100mg viagra not working Redwood CU has named Sandy Barron as manager of their San Rafael branch at 209 Third St. in San Rafael. Barron now oversees member service, staff management, and daily branch operations, as well as local community and business development efforts. He has served in management roles at Redwood CU since 2008, including overseeing the credit union’s member service center, financial assistance department, and regional branch services.

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kamagra viagra gel North Bay CU has awarded scholarships of $1,000 each to four outstanding local students who were selected based on academic excellence and community involvement.

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Patelco CU has partnered with CURateReset, the provider of Financial Product Reset, Acquisition and Retention Software, to license its Reset Auto, Reset Credit Card, and LoanGen for auto and credit cards. This agreement with provides Patelco CU with a simple, easy, and attractive digital solution to generating more loans while retaining existing ones.

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Alta Vista CU volunteers Jimmy Sadler, Susie Jarvis, Amber Green, Stephanie Jordan, Shana Crane, Amber Astilleros, Kris Bussard, Jackie Gallegos, Taylor Carrol, Jacqueline Sanderson, Erica Leal and Ben Lopez help prepare a dinner for the Inland Empire Ronald McDonald House.

Alta Vista CU prepared and served its second Meal of Love at the Inland Empire Ronald McDonald House in Loma Linda, CA. The dinner was prepared by 11 Alta Vista employees and some of their families, and consisted of chicken and beef street tacos, beans, rice, potato salad and dessert. Over 60 people were fed.

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San Diego County CU Stuff the Bus is collecting school supplies for the more than 22,000 homeless students in San Diego County.

San Diego County CU has partnered with the San Diego County Office of Education (SDCOE) and iHeartMedia radio stations in support of Live Well San Diego to collect school supplies for students experiencing homelessness. To help the cause, two San Diego County CU Stuff the Bus school buses will be on tour, along with iHeartMedia San Diego radio stations Star 94.1, Channel 933, JAM’N 95.7 and KOGO AM 600 through early-August, making periodic stops to collect supplies.

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Eagle Community CU supports the National Association of Letter Carriers Stamp Out Hunger Food Drive.

Eagle Community CU supported the 25th annual National Association of Letter Carriers (NALC) Stamp Out Hunger Food Drive for the ninth year.  The credit union sponsored food bags for the mail carriers to distribute in the local Santa Ana Postal District that serves most of Orange County, CA. Additionally, more than 50 Eagle Community CU employees and their families volunteered to unload and sort the incoming donations for the local Orange County food banks.  

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America’s Christian CU President and CEO Mendell L. Thompson awards Mattea Davis with her scholarship check.


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has awarded scholarships to five gifted students from across the country to spur on their higher education pursuits. The criteria used to evaluate these scholarship recipients included academic standing, extracurricular activities, and a video submission.

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Kinecta FCU toured Children’s Hospital of Orange County’s Neonatal Intensive Care Unit.


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took a tour of Children’s Hospital of Orange County’s Neonatal Intensive Care Unit and were able to see firsthand the power of all the donations contributed from their year-round Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals campaigns, and from fellow credit unions.

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Redwood CU volunteers helped nearly 500 Napa residents to securely shred more than 7 tons of confidential paperwork.


Redwood CU hosted a free document shredding event. Close to 500 local residents brought old financial documents and other confidential paperwork to be shredded by Shred-IT who provided shredding trucks on-site for the credit union’s annual Shred-a-Thon. More than seven tons of documents were securely destroyed and recycled at the event. Shred-IT provided Redwood CU with an environmental impact certificate stating that the event helped save 120 trees; 29,001 Kw/Hrs of electricity; 2,827 reams of paper; and 49,459 gallons of water.

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Sue Payne, a Financial Horizons CU Service Associate, and her husband Scott. 

Financial Horizons CU participated in the Fourth of July Parade in Fallon, NV. The credit union built a patriotic birthday cake float to celebrate its 70th anniversary serving Nevadans. 

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Musicians’ Interguild CU ($73 million in assets) will merge with SAG-AFTRA FCU (more than $235 million in assets. The merged credit union will keep the name SAG-AFTRA FCU, and the combined membership is more than 27,000.

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Greater Nevada CU was recently inducted into the Honor Court at the University of Nevada, Reno. Situated on campus, the Honor Court features the names of major donors, award-winning faculty, students, employees, and community members who have contributed to the university's history and success. Greater Nevada CU was recognized as a Silver Benefactor and the credit union’s name was permanently engraved on a pillar of white granite at the Rose Garden Pergola of the Honor Court. 

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L-R: Todd Suntrapak, President and CEO of Valley Children's Hospital and a board member of American Heart Association Central Valley; Shannon MacAdam, Heart Association executive director; Elizabeth Dooley, President and CEO of Educational Employees Credit Union; Kim Chapin, Heart Association business development director; Brett Frazier, Madera County supervisor and Heart Association board member.

Educational Employees CU has donated $15,000 to the American Heart Association Central Valley to help fight heart disease and strokes, and provide first-aid courses for students. The donation will fund the Central Valley Heart & Stroke Walk in October and CPR classes for students.

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Credit Union of Southern California held a ribbon cutting ceremony, debuting its new branch in Anaheim.

 

Credit Union of Southern California, with assistance from the Anaheim Chamber of Commerce, held a ribbon cutting ceremony for its new branch located in the heart of downtown Anaheim. Credit Union of Southern California President and CEO, Dave Gunderson was on-hand for the ceremony and Narah Jayasekera from the office of U.S. Representative Ed Royce (39th District of California) made a special appearance to present the credit union with a Certificate of Recognition.

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Altura CU has launched its own branded rewards credit card, the Uphora card, pronounced “euphora.” To make managing the Uphora and other Altura credit and debit cards easier, Altura CU also introduced MobiMoney, a free mobile app that enables members to customize card usage.

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Bay FCU’s Home Loans Department hosted its second annual Sip for Humanity event, raising $1,635 to benefit Habitat for Humanity Monterey Bay in May. The mixer featured a raffle, area wines for sale, and local guitarist, David O’Connor. Roughly 80 people were in attendance. A portion of wine sales and all proceeds from the raffle go to Habitat for Humanity Monterey Bay.

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Meriwest CU sponsored a $162,500 Federal Home Loan Bank of San Francisco Affordable Housing Program grant application on behalf of the Habitat for Humanity East Bay/Silicon Valley. They 30-home Central Commons development, located in Fremont, CA, will include efficiently designed two-, three- and four-bedroom condominiums. Developed in partnership with the City of Fremont, the project features a large community area for families and play area for children, private decks and balconies, storage units, and garage parking.

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The XDI Credit Union Chili Challenge will be held on Sat., Aug. 5 at the Del Mar Thoroughbred Club racetrack. Xpress Data Inc. announced that at least 20 teams will be competing for $14,000 in prize money, which will be donated to the charities of the winners’ choice. This breaks last year’s record of 19 teams.

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