A killer tornado obliterated a Tinker Federal Credit Union branch in Moore, Okla., but its steel safe deposit vault encased in concrete saved the lives of Branch Manager Jan Davis, eight members and 14 employees.
The $47 million Secure First Credit Union was cleaning up Tuesday after a tornado swept over its main office on Monday in Birmingham, Ala.
Credit unions re-open, relocate in wake of most deadly tornado in recorded U.S. history.
All four credit unions in Joplin, Mo., were damaged and closed after a devastating tornado tore through the town Sunday night.
The misery index for credit union managers, employees and members who survived the April 27 sweep of killer tornadoes across seven states was no less than that shared by most residents.
Recovery efforts go on in storm-struck Alabama.
The National Credit Union Foundation has activated the CUAid.coop online system.
A branch of the $5.7 billion American Airlines Federal Credit Union was damaged in the tornado that struck the St. Louis airport last Friday.
A roof was damaged at a Raleigh, N.C., branch of State Employees' Credit Union during the weekend storms that pummeled the South.