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CU System briefs (09/11/2012)
  • WAUSAU, Wis. (9/12/12)--A Green Bay, Wis., man was sentenced to 15 years in prison related to charges from an attempted robbery Jan. 10 at Connexus CU in Wausau. David T. Samuelson, 53, also was placed on 10 years of extended supervision. He was convicted on two counts of robbing the credit union as part of a plea deal. The conviction was his fourth robbery conviction in 34 years. Samuelson was convicted in a 1978 burglary, a 1984 armed robbery, a 1993 robbery in New Mexico, a 1994 robbery, and a beating of his wife in 2009. He already has spent 21 years in prison during his lifetime. Before the sentencing, prosecutors played a 20-second surveillance video taken from four cameras at the credit union robbery scene (Wausau Daily Herald Sept. 11) …
  • EAST WINDSOR, N.J. (9/12/12)--More than 80 golfers teed off Sept. 4 at the VOICE Foundation's eighth annual Charity Golf Classic, hosted by East Windsor, N.J.-based McGraw-Hill FCU (The Daily Exchange Sept. 11). The golfers raised more than $50,000 for local charitable organizations supported by the VOICE (volunteerism, outreach, involvement, community and education) Foundation. Among the beneficiaries are the National Junior Tennis and Learning of Trenton, which strengthens character and enhances the lives of local youth by providing life skills instruction in nutrition, education and tennis, and the Children's Miracle Network Hospitals, which supports 170 children's hospitals across North America. Pictured are members of the winning team with McGraw Hill FCU President/CEO Shawn Gilfedder (second from left). The others are, from left, John Dawidowski, Todd Kimball and Felix Miranda. (Photo provided by the New Jersey Credit Union League) …


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