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CU System briefs

December 9, 2015

RIVERSIDE, Calif. (12/9/15)--In response to the horrific mass shooting in San Bernardino on Dec. 2, Altura CU, Riverside, Calif., has established a relief fund for the families of the 14 individuals killed. All donations to the IE United Relief Fund will directly benefit those families. Donations to the fund can be made online through Altura’s website, AlturaCU.com/united, at any hour of the day or night. Altura’s 14 Riverside County branches are also accepting in-person donations during regular business hours. Altura members also may make a donation by calling the credit union’s member services center to transfer funds to the relief fund ...

SUITLAND, Md. (12/9/15)--Andrews FCU, Suitland, Md., received the Stars and Stripes Reader’s Choice Award.Stars and Stripes provides independent news and information to the U.S. military community, comprised of active-duty service members, Department of Defense civilians, contractors and their families. The publication surveyed readers in at least 60 business categories to select their favorite service providers. With more than 5,000 entries received, Andrews Federal Credit Union was chosen as the top financial institution ...

GREENSBORO, N.C. (12/9/15)--Lauren Whaley has been named executive director of the Carolinas Credit Union Foundation. Whaley was most recently vice president of governmental affairs at the Carolinas Credit Union League. "The Carolinas Credit Union Foundation is focused on credit unions and their communities," said John Slack, foundation board chair. "Lauren brings to this organization a unique combination of knowledge, public relations, and passion. We see great things ahead in enriching the lives of children in the Carolinas and continuing to demonstrate that credit unions care" ...