1st Financial Federal Credit Union (Wentzville) created the Helping People 1st Grant to support non-profit organizations who are focused on housing, financial literacy, job training, or education efforts in the St. Louis area. In June, the downtown branch on Washington Avenue continued this support by working with Redevelopment Opportunities for Women (ROW).
Kansas City Credit Union (KCCU), in partnership with the National Credit Union Foundation, LINC (Local Investment Commission) and the Kansas City Public Schools District, recently hosted their fourth “Biz Kid$ Event.” The event continues to focus on financial literacy in hopes of building students' economic educational skills, and it also provides kids with some summertime fun.
Tens of thousands of people from across America came to Whiteman Air Force Base to witness the "Wings Over Whiteman" air show. The air show serves as a way to let the public interact with the men and women of the U.S. military as well as get a glimpse of static displays and aerial acts.
Central Missouri Community Credit Union (CMCCU) participated in the two-day event.
First Missouri Credit Union's staff and volunteers attended the Tasting for Change event Friday, May 29, 2015, at River City Casino. For three years, First Missouri has sponsored this event that benefits the Lemay Housing Partnership (LHP).
On May 5, the Missouri Credit Union Charitable Foundation (MCUCF) was one of the 790 nonprofits participating in Give STL Day. On this day of giving, these nonprofits raised more than $2.1 million to support the St. Louis metropolitan community.
It's scholarship season! Credit unions, both large and small, around the state are awarding their annual 2015 scholarships. Check out a recap of the latest scholarship recipients below (by credit union).
BluCurrent Credit Union (Springfield) is happy to announce the three winners of the BluCurrent David Bailes Memorial Scholarships: Kara Brantley, of Springfield, Lauren Claussen, of Springfield, and Kaelyn Yarbrough, of Willard.
Backed by sponsor Electro Savings Credit Union (St. Louis), MoKan Educational Institute will begin its first Department of Labor certified construction apprenticeship program session on May 5, 2015. The inaugural class consists of 25 minority and female students ranging in age from 20- to 58-years old, who desire full-time employment in construction trades.