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LOWELL, Mass.– With the help of its generous members and employees, Jeanne D’Arc Credit Union collected hundreds of school supply items for the children of the Boys & Girls Club of Greater Lowell and the Boys & Girls Club of Greater Nashua.

BROOKLYN, N.Y.–On Sept. 1, the 80thanniversary of German invasion of Poland, which helped to start World War II, Polish & Slavic Federal Credit Union, the Consulate General of the Republic of Poland and the Museum of Second World War in Poland joined to commemorate the tragic day by officially unveiling the “FIGHTING AND SUFFERING. Polish Citizens During World War II” exhibition at the PSFCU headquarters here.

WEST LOS ANGELES, Calif.–Credit Union of Southern California held a ribbon-cutting ceremony for its new branch here next door to the Cedars-Sinai Medical Center Mark Goodson building and close to the popular Beverly Center shopping mall.

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va.--Chartway Federal Credit Union recently welcomed several new leaders to its leadership team: George Pita, chief lending officer; Will Arce, vice president of Chartway’s Member Solutions Center; Elizabeth Short, vice president of marketing; and Danielle Abbassi, president of Chartway’s charitable arm, the We Promise Foundation.

SANTA ROSA, Calif – Over 3,600 residents in Marin, Napa, Sonoma and Mendocino counties took action to protect themselves from fraud and identity theft by shredding old financial records and other paperwork at Redwood Credit Union’s (RCU’s) free annual Shred-a-Thons held over the summer.

GULFPORT, Miss.—Keesler FCU here has completed a major community giveback project, Backpacks 4 Bright Futures, which resulted in thousands of backpacks and school supplies donated to 6,200 students in 64 schools across 16 school districts.