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NuVision FCU adopted local families for the holidays from the cities of Huntington Beach, Carson, Monterey Park and Inglewood.
NUVISION FCU
updated 01/26/16 10:48 AM
NuVision FCU adopted eight Southern California families for the holidays, fulfilling their Christmas wish lists and making the season brighter. The families were adopted from Oak View Elementary School in Huntington Beach, Dolores Elementary School in Carson, Hillcrest Elementary School in Monterey Park, and Bennett Kew Elementary School in Inglewood. NuVision FCU employees shopped for and donated gifts to fulfill the individual wish lists of each family member. The gifts were wrapped and delivered to the families just in time for Christmas.

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Orange County’s CU promoted Art Armas (left) to assistant vice president of Business Services and Carmen Cabico to assistant vice president of the Member Service Center.
ORANGE COUNTY’S CU
updated 01/26/16 10:47 AM
Orange County’s CU has promoted Art Armas to assistant vice president of Business Services and Carmen Cabico to assistant vice president of the Member Service Center. Armas was previously manager where he continues to oversee the growth and development of the commercial lending program at the credit union. Cabico was promoted from manager and will oversee the Member Service Center, Retail Support, and EFT (Electronic Funds Transfer) departments.

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Joe Donahue of Anchorage was awarded the Top Producer by Evergreen Business Capital.
ALASKA USA FCU
updated 01/26/16 10:46 AM
Alaska USA FCU received multiple recognitions from Evergreen Business Capital. The credit union was recognized as a leading lending institution for the U.S. Small Business Administration’s 504 loan program and awarded Top Alaska Community Lending Institution. Additionally, Alaska USA FCU’s Joe Donahue of Anchorage was awarded the Top Producer for the number of loans processed through Evergreen Business Capital.

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MISSION FEDERAL FCU
updated 01/26/16 10:45 AM
Mission Federal FCU was named by the San Diego Better Business Bureau (BBB) as recipient of its prestigious Torch Award for Marketplace Ethics, category 250-499 employees. The award recognizes the credit union for its strong commitment to integrity, customer service, and community involvement.

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TRAVIS CU
updated 01/26/16 10:45 AM
Travis CU will award 20 $1,500 scholarships to college-bound students. The Travis CU board of directors established the scholarship program in 2004 and named it the Mary Keith Duff Memorial Scholarship Fund in honor of a long-time board member, who passed away in December 2004.

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Assemblymember Roger Hernandez with America’s Christian CU president Mendell L. Thompson, along with Glendora City Council officials and animal shelter representatives.
AMERICA’S CHRISTIAN CU
updated 01/26/16 10:44 AM
America’s Christian CU initiated its overwhelmingly successful community outreach program, Live the Mission. In its first year, staff hosted or took part in 10 major community events, a half-dozen run/walks for charities, and more than doubled their level of overall charitable giving. The credit union’s three charities of choice—Children’s Hospital Los Angeles (CHLA), Neighborhood Homework House and Shepherd’s Pantry—were the chief beneficiaries of the employees’ financial gifts.

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ALTURA CU
updated 01/26/16 10:43 AM
Altura CU members and the community donated $10,842 for the victims and families of the Dec. 2 San Bernardino shooting. Altura CU contributed a $10,000 matching donation to bring the fund’s total to $20,842. The credit union set up the Inland Empire United Relief Fund on Dec. 4 in response to the tragedy.

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SCHOOLS FINANCIAL CU
updated 01/26/16 10:42 AM
Schools Financial CU has appointed Marie B. Smith to chair of the board. The election comes after former chairman Eugene J. Houghton, Jr. was elected vice chairman. Since 2008, Smith has been a member of Schools Financial CU’s board. She previously served as treasurer and vice chair.

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CHRISTIAN COMMUNITY CU
updated 01/26/16 10:41 AM
Christian Community CU is partnering with Bible League International to offer a $10,000 matching gift fund to help send Bibles to China. The matching offer ends Feb. 5, 2016 or when the match has been met—whichever comes first. The funds for this donation come from the credit union’s “Cards That Give to Missions” program, in which a portion of the credit union’s interchange income (fees merchants pay to card issuers) is donated when cardholders use their credit union-issued credit cards for purchases.

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