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* DANA POINT, Calif. (4/19/10)--A record $200,000 was raised for the Children’s Miracle Network during the fifth annual California and
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Nevada Credit Unions for Kids Wine Auction March 26. Diana Dykstra, left, president/CEO of San Francisco Fire CU, generated $40,000 in pledges by shaving her head, having attendees then select a wig for her to wear during the event, and a cash paddle bid at the end of the live auction to remove her wig. Darren Williams, president/CEO of Wescom CU, Pasadena, raised $16,000 for promising not to cut his hair for a full year--until the next auction. Pictured are Dykstra and Williams. More than 230 people attended from 80 credit unions and other organizations. In addition to the California and Nevada Credit Union Leagues, corporate sponsors included CUDL, Financial Service Centers Cooperative Inc., CUNA Mutual Group, and CO-Financial Services. (Photo provided by the California and Nevada Credit Union League ) ... * BRADENTON, Fla. (4/19/10)--Tropicana FCU announced Thursday it will change its name to Manatee Community FCU, effective June 1 ( April 16). It is making the change to better reflect its position in the community, said credit union officials. According to CEO Billy Woods, the name reflects its membership base better. The Tropicana Co., will continue to be a part of the credit union's history, he told the Herald. The $24 million asset credit unions was chartered in 1958 ... * RALEIGH, N.C. (4/19/10)-- State Employees’ CU (SECU) members are providing funding through the SECU Foundation to benefit Hospice and
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Palliative Care of Iredell County (HPCIC), helping to expand hospice services in Iredell, N.C., and surrounding counties. The project, which will include a new six-bed wing, will be accompanied by an education center to assist in training staff to better serve end-of-life patients. The $250,000 grant check from the $17 billion asset, Raleigh, NC.-based credit union was presented at the hospice's annual meeting in March. A groundbreaking ceremony was held March 25 to officially kick off the project. Pictured are various HPCIC and SECU Foundation representatives, including SECU volunteer Advisory Board members Jo Beatty of Mooresville, N.C. and Harvey Pons of Statesville, N.C. (Photo provided by State Employees’ CU) …

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