American Eagle Federal Credit Union, East Hartford, Conn., donated $2,000 to the Literacy Volunteers of America's central and northern Connecticut chapters. Also, seven employees participated in the fourth annual scrabble challenge hosted by the northern chapter. The credit union scrabble team was organized by Enfield Branch Manager Cheryl Ross. Last year, the central chapter served 470 students with the help of 207 volunteer tutors and the northern chapter served 65 students with help of 45 volunteer tutors.

Visions Federal Credit Union, Endicott, N.Y., employees participated in the 19th annual American Heart Association southern tier heart walk. The Visions team of 84 employees plus family members and volunteers collected $10,000 for the cause. In addition to the money raised, Visions was the team photo sponsor and provided free popcorn to all attendees.

MidSouth Federal Credit Union, Macon, Ga., presented a sponsorship check to members of Volunteer Macon. For the second consecutive year, MidSouth partnered with Volunteer Macon to bring a volunteer income tax assistance site to their Lasseter Place office. VITA offers free electronic tax filing to low- and moderate-income people who need help preparing their own tax returns.

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