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WASHINGTON – When Congressional FCU was forced to temporarily close its four branches on Capitol Hill, with no prior notice due the anthrax attacks, the Credit Union Family Service Centers Shared Branching Network helped the credit union offer members several service locations. With over 25 locations in Virginia, Maryland and Michigan the $310 million credit union’s approximately 46,000 members were still able to process their transactions. The Capitol and Rayburn branches have now reopened, however there is no word on when the remaining branches will be permitted to reopen. Plans are underway for the Credit Union Family Service Centers to join forces with the National Shared Branch Network to provide members hundreds of locations nationwide.

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