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* FARMERS BRANCH, Texas (6/28/10)--Randall Dixon, president/CEO of Energy Capital CU, Houston, has been appointed to the Texas Credit Union Foundation's Board of Trustees. He was appointed by Texas Credit Union League President/CEO Dick Ensweiler, president of the foundation, and unanimously ratified by the board of trustees during its June meeting. Dixon has served in the credit union movement since 1977. Before joining Energy Capital CU, he became president of the then-financially unstable News Media CU in Houston, which he helped get back on its feet. He helped establish three credit union service organizations, including Credit Union Alliance, Credit Union Companies of Texas and Credit Union Acceptance Co., which now serve more than 150 credit unions in five states. Dixon also serves on the league's International Relationship Committee ... * PORTLAND, Maine (6/28/10)--Dave Libby, executive vice president, has been named interim president/CEO of Town & Country FCU, a $198 million asset credit union based in Portland, Maine. He succeeds Chris Daudelin, who left the credit union to explore other opportunities after 23 years of service. In its announcement, the board thanked Daudelin for his "many years of dedicated service and accomplishments during his tenure." The board said a search process has begun to name a permanent president/CEO (Maine Credit Union League Weekly Update June 25) ... * NEENAH, Wis. (6/28/10)--
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Evergreen CU is helping its community by hosting a farmer's market in its parking lot every first Saturday of the month. Evergreen members and their families can participate either as a vendor or a buyer of fresh produce, plants, home-made baked goods, preserves and crafts, said the credit union. The credit union said the event is an opportunity to promote "work from home" businesses because the events are open to the public. Evergreen CU is a $26 million asset credit union based in Neenah, Wis. (Photo provided by Evergreen CU) ... * KALAMAZOO, Mich. (6/28/10)--
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Consumers CU has raised more than $15,000 for the American Cancer Society, one of four major charities it supports. Fundraising began in mid-April for the Kalamazoo, Portage, Lawton, South Haven and Holland offices for the cancer society's Relay for Life, which took place May 22-23 at the Kalamazoo County Fairgrounds. Pictured are Consumers CU staff who participated. More than 50 employees have participated in various Relay for Life events across West Michigan this year. (Photo provided by Consumers CU) ...


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