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CU System Briefs (03/15/2013)
  • MINNEAPOLIS/ ST. PAUL (3/15/13)--Chiropractic FCU, a Farmington, Mich. based credit union, has expanded to Bloomington, Minn., with a branch located in the Minnesota Chiropractic Association, announced MCA CEO and Executive Director Debra Hurston (Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal Online March12).  The credit union serves chiropractors, their employees and family members. Although it is renting space at MCA, it does not have employees in Minnesota yet but plans to open a full service branch within the next five years. Minnesota has about 2,600 chiropractors with twice as many employees. The expansion was approved by the National Credit Union Administration …
  • PEORIA, Ill. (3/15/13)--Citizens Equity First CU (CEFCU) in Peoria, Ill., is alerting its members about a possible telephone scam. CEFCU officials said they were notified by a member who received a call from a company claiming it had been hired by the $4.8 billion asset credit union to conduct security on its accounts, and asked for the member's account number.  CEFCU said no one was hired to conduct security on its accounts and urged members who receive calls from this company--which uses "security" in its name--to immediately contact the credit union  (Peoria Journal Star March 9) …
  • TULARE, Calif. (3/15/13)--Anna Belle Brown, former manager of Tucoemas FCU, Visalia, Calif., died March 7. Brown was born March 5, 1921. She started working at the credit union in 1954 as the part-time treasurer-manager while she was a full-time employee of the Tulare County Auditor's Office (The Desert Sun March 13). In 1954, she became the full-time manager, a position she held until her retirement in 1986. She was active in many credit union organizations, including the California Credit Union League's Sequoia Chapter and the Credit Union Executives Society ...


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