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AUSTIN, Texas– A+ Federal Credit Union (A+FCU) celebrated the opening of its newest Austin branch, the Trails at 620, with a ribbon-cutting ceremony and community celebration.

ST. PAUL, Minn. –Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) Director Richard Cordray joined the Minnesota Department of Commerce and the Minnesota Credit Union Network (MnCUN) at the Fifth Annual Financial Capability Roundtable here.

RANCHO CUCAMONGA, Calif.--The Richard Myles Johnson Foundation is reporting that its Bite of Reality program has taken off in 2015, reaching more than 3,800 students thus far throughout California and Nevada.

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C.—Judy Tharp, CEO of Piedmont Advantage Credit Union, has been honored by the Triad Business Journal as a top business leader.

GROVE HEIGHTS, Minn.-– Heartland Credit Union said that Abigail Teschendorf of Lino Lakes, Minn. has been awarded a $500 Scholarship from the Minnesota Family Involvement Council (FIC). This year, the FIC offered $10,000 in college scholarships to Minnesota credit union members.

HONOLULU, Hawaii–The Hawaii Credit Union League (HCUL) and the credit unions of Hawaii have embraced Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals and its Credit Unions for Kids program as a major fund-raising initiative.

SANTA ROSA, Calif.– A team of 13 Redwood Credit Union (RCU) employees and family members, along with approximately 80 other community volunteers recently participated in the 6th Annual Laguna de Santa Rosa Re-Leaf Day—a local tree-planting effort to help restore the degraded habitat area along Irwin Creek near the Laguna.