X

Thank you for sharing!

Your article was successfully shared with the contacts you provided.

TAMPA, Fla. – The catastrophes playing out across the Gulf Coast and New Orleans in the wake of Hurricane Katrina hits close to home for GTE Federal Credit Union staffers. Four branches staffed by some 27 employees are located in New Orleans. GTE FCU acquired the branches in a merger with New Orleans Municipal Employees Credit Union in the fall of 2004. GTE FCU’s senior management team have been unable to assess the damage to the employees’ homes and to the branch facilities because of the extensive damage and flooding which has hampered communications into and out of the region. The GTE FCU Charitable Foundation board of directors has voted to match member donations to the American Red Cross Hurricane Katrina Relief Fund dollar for dollar. GTE FCU has posted a banner on its Web site, www.gtefcu.org, with information about how credit union members can contribute to the Katrina Relief Fund and video posters also began airing in GTE FCU branches on August 31 encouraging employees and members to make donations.

Complete your profile to continue reading and get FREE access to CUTimes.com, part of your ALM digital membership.

Your access to unlimited CUTimes.com content isn’t changing.
Once you are an ALM digital member, you’ll receive:

  • Critical CUTimes.com information including comprehensive product and service provider listings via the Marketplace Directory, CU Careers, resources from industry leaders, webcasts, and breaking news, analysis and more with our informative Newsletters.
  • Exclusive discounts on ALM and CU Times events.
  • Access to other award-winning ALM websites including Law.com and GlobeSt.com.

Already have an account?

Credit Union Times

Join Credit Union Times

Don’t miss crucial strategic and tactical information necessary to run your institution and better serve your members. Join Credit Union Times now!

  • Free unlimited access to Credit Union Times' trusted and independent team of experts for extensive industry news, conference coverage, people features, statistical analysis, and regulation and technology updates.
  • Exclusive discounts on ALM and Credit Union Times events.
  • Access to other award-winning ALM websites including TreasuryandRisk.com and Law.com.

Already have an account? Sign In Now
Join Credit Union Times

Copyright © 2020 ALM Media Properties, LLC. All Rights Reserved.