Virtually all of the state’s 136 credit unions remained closed Monday after Hurricane Irma poured more than a foot of rain in several areas of South Florida, such as Palm Beach and Fort Pierce, whipped Naples and Marcos Island with winds of 130 to 142 mph, and knocked out power at more than 6.5 million Florida homes and businesses.

“The League of Southeastern Credit Unions’ disaster preparedness/response team has a conference call scheduled for tomorrow [Tuesday] morning,” LSCU President/CEO Patrick LaPine said. “After that, we will begin contacting Florida credit unions to check on their status and needs.  Based on media reports, I assume we will have many credit unions and credit union employees impacted by Irma.”

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