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  • FARMERS BRANCH, Texas (2/7/13)--Texas Trust CU, Mansfield, Texas, has appointed 14 students from five north Texas school districts, two private schools and two colleges to its Youth Advisory Council (LoneStar Leaguer Feb. 4). The leadership development program focuses on personal finance and meets twice a month to learn about personal financial issues, service leadership, marketing and career opportunities in the financial field. The newest members were chosen from among 70 applicants and will serve through the end of May. "We continue to receive a large number of interested applicants, which indicates high school students are highly interested in learning about personal finance," said Amber Danford, vice president of marketing at the $754 million asset credit union. "Beyond teaching them how to become money-wise, we give them opportunities to serve in the community and learn about business operations so they have a better understanding of how financial institutions work," she added … 
  • NEWARK, Ohio (2/7/13)--Ronald D. McCullough, past president of Newark, Ohio-based Fiberglas FCU, died Jan. 25 in Newark. He was 77.  He retired after 33 years as an electrical supervisor at Owens Corning. McCullough also served as past president of IBEW Local 1280. He is survived by his wife, a son, a daughter, three step-sons, two grandchildren, six step-grandchildren, three brothers and three sisters (The Advocate Jan. 27) …


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