Fresh Today

BALTIMORE–MECU has pledged $50,000 in annual funding for the next four years to support the launch of two new Arts Every Day initiatives  in Baltimore– the Arts Challenge Fund and the MECU Music Ed/Remix. The objective is to enhance arts education for students in Baltimore City Public Schools in a time when budgets for arts disciplines are declining nationwide, the credit union said.

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — Rio Grande Credit Union has named a new CEO. The $326-million CU has selected Michael Athens to lead the 65-year-old organization.

CHARLOTTE, N.C.–Two large regional U.S. banks have announced plans to merge. BB&T and Atlanta-based SunTrust said they plan to combine to create a $442-billion institution that would be the sixth-largest U.S. bank based on assets and deposits.