Power Financial Credit Union, Miami, invited the community to bring their children in to the credit union for a free DNA LifePrint. The event provided parents with tools recommended by the FBI and the Department of Justice. Approximately 200 children received certified biometric 10 digital fingerprint profiles, high-resolution, full color digital photographs of the child, a child safety journal and a home DNA identification kit. The event also featured an AutoSales area where parents could test drive and purchase new and pre-owned cars. Clowns, face painting, balloon creations and food and refreshments were also provided.

First Ohio Community Federal Credit Union, North Canton, Ohio, hosted a financial seminar for teens to help them learn the basics of managing money. Teens that attended the event learned how to write checks, maintain and balance a check register and how to use a debit card. Participants also won prizes by answering financial questions correctly.

Kennedy Space Center Federal Credit Union, Merritt Island, Fla., hosted a blood drive to assist Florida’s blood centers during a blood shortage. Credit union members and employees took the time to donate was well as employees from surrounding businesses. Overall, 24 units of blood were donated, which could save 72 lives. Kennedy Space Center FCU also held a shred day for all members of the credit union. At least, 35 people came to shred boxes and bags of papers that were too much for their home shredders.

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