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EL PASO, Texas--The auction for 12 pickaxe pieces of art created by esteemed artists to honor The University of Texas at El Paso’s Centennial year has begun here.

FREEMONT, Mich.--John Buckley, president/CEO of Gerber Federal Credit Union, shown here at left, awards credit union member and Fremont Public Schools employee Ann Tillman with a $100 Visa Gift Card. 

ALEXANDRIA, Va.– The Pentagon Federal Credit Union Foundation  recently marked the six-month anniversary of the Lee & Penny Anderson Defenders Lodge, a no-cost hotel for veterans seeking medical treatment, with a special “Night of Heroes” Dinner held in Palo Alto, Calif.

ROCHESTER, N.H. – Holy Rosary Credit Union is teaming with Bernier Insurance to hold their seventh annual Food & Hygiene Drive. Donations of non-perishable food items and hygiene products are being accepted accepted at HRCU locations as well as at Bernier Insurance.

ROSEVILLE, Minn. – Genisys Credit Union has awarded University of St. Thomas student Austin Otto with a $1,000 Students Making a Difference Scholarship.

SOMERVILLE, Mass.--Naveo Credit Union has donated 40 backpacks to the Somerville Homeless Coalition (SHC) to be distributed to local families in shelter at the Project SOUP food pantry.

EAST WENATCHEE, Wash.—A tree many were fond of here had to be removed--but staff have planted a replacement.

OAKLEY, Calif.—Approximately 687 students from Freedom High here received a “bite of reality” when they attended an interactive financial education simulation designed to teach them how to manage money.

ST. PAUL, Minn. – Trainers from credit unions throughout Minnesota participated in an inaugural “Your Money, Your Goals” training session here .