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* PITTSFIELD, Maine (11/23/09)--Sebasticook Valley FCU, Pittsfield, Maine, will offer members an Energy Loan Program to help them with the cost of oil this winter. The program will give loans to members for heating costs up to $3,000 with 0% financing for a year. Members will receive checks payable to their fuel provider (Bangor Daily News Nov. 19). The offer is limited-time and is available as the credit union’s budget allows. Sebasticook Valley FCU has $57.2 million in assets ... * ST. LOUIS (11/23/09)--Vantage CU, St. Louis, awarded Marillyn Singleton a $25,000 check for winning the credit union’s Have Enough
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Savings Campaign. The campaign ran April through October and encouraged members to save money by setting up an automatic transfer to their savings. Singleton’s name was randomly drawn from 4,600 qualifying participants. She told the credit union she plans to set up a savings account for her youngest son and help her oldest child with the purchase of a vehicle. “When I got the call, I thought it might be a hoax,” Singleton said. “I had to do my own research on the Vantage website before I believed it! I just sat there in disbelief. This couldn’t have come at a better time; it is truly a blessing for our family.” From left are: Angie Williams, branch manager; Singleton; and Hubert Hoosman, Jr., Vantage CEO. Vantage has $628 million in assets. (Photo provided by Vantage CU) ...


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