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* HARAHAN, La. (6/11/10)--The Louisiana Credit Union League has
announced two promotions. Jennifer Green, who has been with the league since 2002, has been promoted to vice president. She will continue to be the main compliance contact for Louisiana credit unions. In addition, she will oversee the league's human resources, education and information technology departments. Lacey Hyer has been named director of communications. She will be responsible for planning, coordinating and directing all league public relations and communications programs. She has worked with the league since 2006 (eNews June 9) ... * UPPER MARLBORO, Md. (6/11/10)--NASA FCU has launched its free remote deposit service, allowing members, businesses and other individuals to deposit checks anytime, anywhere, from a computer with a scanner and Internet connection. "Remote deposit and our other online services essentially bring the credit union to our members, no matter where they live, saving them time and money," said Karen Friel, vice president of operations. The service has no monthly fee or minimum contact term or termination costs. Members login to the credit union's eBranch website and select "remote deposit": then endorse, scan and securely upload the check image; review images of the deposited checks; and click "submit." Up to 999 checks can be included in one deposit. Deposits are immediately credited to the account. The credit union plans to launch its mobile version of the remote deposit service in July ... * CHICAGO (6/11/10)--Mechanicsburg, Pa.-based Members 1st FCU has won the Fun at Work award presented by bswift, a Chicago software and services provider for human resource and benefits administration. Members 1st has 650 employees. During the presentation of the award in Chicago last week, bswift noted that the creation of a fun work environment at the credit union starts at the top with Members lst President/CEO Robert Marquette. "His alter ego is the Original Advice Guy, a super hero who travels around the community (also appearing on TV and billboards) to assist consumers with their financial decisions," said bswift Chief Fun Officer Patrick McGarrity. "At Halloween, he chooses a theme and spends three days visiting all 43 Members 1st branch locations in five counties to judge decorations [and] costumes and award prizes. Every morning he is in the office, he visits every cubicle in every department to say 'good morning,'" said McGarrity. Members 1st boasts a 98.7% satisfaction rating among its 172,000 members (Business Wire June 9) ...


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