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* MADISON, Wis. (2/15/08)--The Madison, Wis., and Washington, D.C., offices of the Credit Union National Association will be open Monday, President's Day. Some leagues have announced they will be closed during the federal holiday. CUNA's News Now will publish as usual on Monday … * KIMBERLEY, Wis. (2/15/08)--Capital CU is accepting vehicle registration renewals at all of its branches as a convenience to its members. In partnership with the Wisconsin Department of Motor Vehicles, the $295 million asset, Kimberly, Wis.-based credit union said those interested in the service can bring their renewal slip and pay the fees. Capital will handle the rest of the registration. Renewals are accepted for car, truck or motorcycle registrations. The credit union charges a $6 service fee plus the renewal fee … * SAN JOSE, Calif.(2/15/08)--Technology CU has become the official credit union for the employees of Facebook, a social networking company, announced the credit union. "Facebook is a community-driven network, and so it makes sense that they would partner with a credit union for their employees," said Donna Butcher, assistant vice-president of business development for Tech CU … * ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (2/15/08)--PSCU Financial Services announced that Kyle L. Markland, CEO of Affinity Plus FCU, St. Paul, Minn., has been named to PSCU’s board of directors, and Hubert Hoosman Jr., president/CEO of Vantage CU, St. Louis, has been appointed as associate director. Markland has more than 25 years of experience in the credit union industry, and Hoosman has worked in the industry for 24 years, according to PSCU. PSCU is a credit union service organization that serves more than 1,100 financial institutions nationwide … * ARVADA, Colo. (2/15/08)--The Credit Association of Colorado and Credit Union Association of Wyoming (CUAC/CUAW) announced the promotion of Melissa Vetterling to grassroots organizer. She will assume her new duties today. Vetterling has been a part of CUAC/CUAW’s Government Affairs Department for the past two years, serving as administrative assistant for the association’s Government Affairs department, and before that she was an administrative assistant for the association’s Marketing Communications department. In 2006, Vetterling received a Grassroots Advocate Award for the Colorado Credit Union Vote 2006 team ... * ELYRIA, Ohio (2/15/08)--School Employees Loraine County CU, based in Elyria, Ohio, has named Brent Binkley as president/CEO, reports the Ohio Credit Union League (eLumination Newsletter Feb. 14). Binkley joined the credit union in 2001 as chief operating officer and was promoted last March to senior vice president. He has 22 years' experience in the financial industry …

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