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From left, Barbara Bean, CEO Cal Poly FCU; Lt. Bruce Wilson, Cal Poly Pomona Police Department; andd Joy Tafarella, vice president of Cal Poly FCU.

The $11 million CalPoly Federal Credit Union would have been powerless from Dec. 27 to Dec. 30 this past year, but it was saved by some of the relationships it has made throughout the years.

CalPoly, located on a Pomona, Calif., university campus that was re-wiring and shutting off electricity while students were home on break, was expected to be open for business – even if the university was not – over those few days by its faculty, staff, students and former students.

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