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  • FARMERS BRANCH, Texas (7/11/13)--Cornerstone Credit Union League--the new league that combined the Arkansas, Oklahoma and Texas leagues--will be conducting meetings in Arkansas and Oklahoma to discuss the benefits and services the league will provide, according to the Leaguer (July 10). Credit unions will meet July 29 in Oklahoma City, July 30 in Tulsa, Okla., Aug. 7 in Little Rock, Ark., and Aug. 8 in Fort Smith, Ark. ...
  • WYOMING, Pa. (7/11/13)--The former CEO of United Food And Commercial Workers Local 1776 FCU has filed an appeal to her conviction on charges that she generated four checks totaling $1,342 from credit union business accounts to pay dental bills for her husband (The Times Herald July 10). In papers filed in Montgomery County Court, Anne L. Clyburn maintained that there was insufficient evidence to support Judge William R. Carpenter's ruling on misdemeanor charges of theft and tampering with records and felony charges of unlawful use of a computer in connection with incidents that allegedly occurred in 2004. Clyburn previously served nearly a year in state prison for an earlier conviction related to the same charges. Under Carpenter's ruling, Clyburn was given credit for time served ...
  • SAN ANTONIO (7/11/13)--Generations FCU in San Antonio has partnered with the George Gervin Youth Center in a student summer jobs program. The Gervin Summer Learning Program provides more than 70 San Antonio-area high school students with summer jobs, where they learn career development skills and general workplace etiquette. GFCU provides the students with financial education. The classes teach students to save the money they worked hard to earn. This is the second year that GFCU has partnered with the Gervin Center.  At the outset of the summer, students are provided a GFCU checking account and savings account. Their paychecks are direct deposited into their accounts with 80% going into a checking account and 20% going into a savings account. Gervin students who participate in the program also receive a Gervin Youth Center Debit Card that features famed San Antonio Spurs Shooting Guard, George Gervin (Leaguer July 10) ...


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