FARMERS BRANCH, Texas — The destruction from Hurricane Ike and the ability of credit unions to overcome tragedy and aid one another presented extraordinary “significance and meaning” to International Credit Union Day, the president/CEO of the Texas Credit Union League, Dick Ensweiler, declared in an e-mailed message to league members.

“Over the last several weeks, I have visited with our credit unions in southeast Texas who had the misfortune of being in the path of Hurricane Ike,” wrote Ensweiler. “Knowing the magnitude of this hurricane, I expected to see damage, but I was not prepared for what I saw in community after community–total devastation.”

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