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Strong Support for MCUCF, Credit Unions on Give STL Day

May
21
Strong Support for MCUCF, Credit Unions on Give STL Day

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.

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Credit Unions Around the State Award Scholarships

May
20
Credit Unions Around the State Award Scholarships

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). 

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BluCurrent Credit Union Awards 2015 Scholarships

May
12
BluCurrent Credit Union Awards 2015 Scholarships

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.

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Electro Savings Partners with MoKan to Train Construction Apprentices

Apr
24
Electro Savings Partners with MoKan to Train Construction Apprentices

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.

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1st Financial FCU Awards New Grant to Help At-Risk Children in Ferguson

Apr
13
1st Financial FCU Awards New Grant to Help At-Risk Children in Ferguson

As part of its Your Community 1st Grant program, 1st Financial Federal Credit Union awarded $500 to J. Toni Burrow, executive director of PAKT Community Center in Ferguson. This grant will be used to support  educational, multi-cultural, recreational, and artistically enriched activities for the youth population in the Ferguson area of North St. Louis County.

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AECU to Host Free College Planning Seminar

Apr
09
AECU to Host Free College Planning Seminar

American Eagle Credit Union (AECU) will host a free college planning seminar on Tuesday, April 21, 2015, at the Holiday Inn in South County. Doors open at 6 p.m. with light refreshments provided. The informative program will begin at 6:30 p.m. and conclude at 8:30 p.m.

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1st Financial FCU & Little Bit Foundation Partner to Help St. Louis Children

Apr
03
1st Financial FCU & Little Bit Foundation Partner to Help St. Louis Children

1st Financial Federal Credit Union (Wentzville) continued its Helping People 1st Grant program in February by partnering with the Little Bit Foundation (Little Bit) to support disadvantaged children in the St. Louis area. 1st Financial’s Helping People 1st Grant program supports organizations that are working to help members of the community achieve personal or financial growth in the areas of housing, financial literacy, job training and education.

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Horizon Credit Union Awards $2,500 in Scholarships

Mar
30
Horizon Credit Union Awards $2,500 in Scholarships

Horizon Credit Union (Macon) hosted its 61st annual meeting on Thursday, March 26, 2015. During the event, President Kay Lucas presented five students with scholarships; the scholarship winners represented three separate school districts. Each student received $500 to use toward their college expenses. In all, Horizon awarded $2,500 in scholarships. 

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BluCurrent Mingles with More Than 3,000 at Nixpo 2015

Mar
24
BluCurrent Mingles with More Than 3,000 at Nixpo 2015

BluCurrent Credit Union (Springfield) attended Nixpo, an annual Business Expo on March 14, 2015. More than 3,000 Nixa residents attended the event. This is the fourth consecutive year that BluCurrent hosted a booth.

Kyle Wilson, branch manager of BluCurrent’s Nixa location was very pleased with BluCurrent’s involvement in the event this year.

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April 1: Financial Fitness Day Helps Raise Funds for Financial Ed

Mar
21
April 1: Financial Fitness Day Helps Raise Funds for Financial Ed

Want to easily help raise awareness of credit unions’ financial education activities, as well as support them? Here's your chance.

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