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FARMINGTON, N.H. – The Farmington Police Department and Crowley’s Variety & Grill recently teamed up to reward Farmington residents for surviving one of the coldest and snowiest winters in recent memory, word spread nationally of the police department that was giving out free french fries and pizza to citizens demonstrating good behavior.

MADISON, Wisconsin — Summit Credit Union has been honored with the 2014 Wisconsin Financial Literacy Award for its CUatWork educational program for employees of Madison- and Milwaukee-area businesses.

AUSTIN, Texas– A+ Federal Credit Union has opened its newest Austin branch, its 19th, in the popular Trails at 620 retail area here.

SAN ANTONIO –Security Service FCU’s Charitable Foundation has donated $5,000 to the Multiple Sclerosis Society to provide meaningful financial assistance to individuals living with MS.

RIVERSIDE, Calif. – A team of staffers from Altura Credit Union recently assisted at the 32nd annual Riverside Academic Decathlon, where students from 19 high schools competed for top academic recognition.

MIRAMAR, Fla.—Tropical Financial Credit Union here is celebrating its 80th anniversary. Founded with $800 in deposits from 47 members, it initially served employees of Southern Bell Telephone Co. in Miami, and was known as Miami Bell System Employees FCU. Today it has grown to $540-million, with an FOM open to Palm Beach, Broward and Miami-Dade counties.

WETHERSFIELD, Conn.- As part of Dutch Point Credit Union’s mission to make a difference in its community it has helped to raise $1,250 for Operation Fuel.

ETIWANDA, Calif.-- The team at Arrowhead Credit Union just couldn’t miss the opportunity to honor Dr. Seuss. When the 8:15 am bell rang, they were ready to join the students in their classrooms with their favorite books in hand. Nervous maybe, but really excited to have a little fun bringing some red fish, blue fish, the Lorax and Horton to life.