Credit Union Times Magazine October-04, 2006

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  • DONATIONS

    Kellogg Community Federal Credit Union, Battle Creek, Mich., has awarded its 2006 college scholarship to Ashtyn Sparks. The KCFCU Scholarship covers all tuition and admission fees to Kellogg Community College for two years. Sparks was chosen because she has shown leadership through her school participation and has achieved high academic...

  • AWARDS

    Security Service Federal Credit Union, Fountain, Colo., has announced that Service Center Manager Angela Hoyle received the Colorado Springs Business Journal Rising Star Award at a recent ceremony. The Rising Star program recognizes business leaders under 40 who have made significant contributions to their professional industry and to the community....

  • BRANCHING OUT

    Vantage Credit Union, St. Louis, recently held the grand opening of its newest location in Wentzville. During grand opening week, the public was encouraged to stop by for a tour of the branch and enjoy the festivities. The first 100 people to open a Vantage checking account received a $10...

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  • Do CUNA and NAFCU Have to Get Along?

    The credit union industry is like a big family. Travel to a few conferences throughout the year and you are likely to see many of the same faces, whether they are credit union leaders from vendors, trade associations or credit unions themselves. People generally get along and enjoy working in...

Staking Out the Stats

  • Staking Out the Stats

    With rising health insurance premiums, a growing number of employers are looking for creative solutions that will not only help reduce costs, but will also still attract and retain top talent. Here is a look at a few benefit moves some 827 surveyed employers that offer health insurance have made...

People

  • EAST

    Constitution Corporate Federal Credit Union, Wallingford, Conn., has named Brian Terry vice president of IT and operations.

  • WEST

    Columbia Credit Union, Vancouver, Wash., has appointed Pam Baker to vice president of home loans. SELCO Community Credit Union, Eugene, Ore., has announced that Branch Manager Mike Stanley will now manage both Deschutes County locations of the credit union. Travis Credit Union, Vacaville, Calif., has named Tim Dunahay to head...

  • SOUTH

    SRP Federal Credit Union, North Augusta, S.C., has promoted Lisa Shuford to project assistant to the president and Curt Schachtner to manager of operations. L. G. & W. Federal Credit Union, Memphis, Tenn., has named Ken Newberry president/CEO. Memphis Area Teachers' Credit Union, Memphis, Tenn., has appointed Cheryl Morman to...

  • SOUTHWEST

    Firstmark Credit Union, San Antonio, has named Lester Warby III vice president information technology and chief information officer.

  • MIDWEST

    Scott Credit Union, Collinsville, Ill., has promoted Karen Johnson and Stacey Knebel to assistant branch managers of its Scott AFB office and its Highland office respectively. The CU has also appointed Charlene Stovall and Jenna Stanko to head its Edwardsville office. SAC Federal Credit Union, Omaha, Neb., has promoted Robin...

In Memoriam

  • Longtime Navigator CU President Pete Avara Dies

    W.T. "Pete" Avara Jr., president of Navigator Credit Union for 50 years, died Sept. 25 after a yearlong battle with chronic lung disease. Avara was 79 and the father of three sons, including Navigator CU's acting president/CEO Laurin Avara. An NCU spokesperson said the senior Avara never retired from his...

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