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Two Scholarships Awarded by Joplin Metro Credit Union

Jun
05
Two Scholarships Awarded by Joplin Metro Credit Union

Joplin Metro Credit Union is proud to support higher education. Recently, Joplin Metro awarded two $500 scholarships to winners of its annual essay contest. The essay asked, “How can your credit union help you and others of college age financially prepare for the future?” 

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BluCurrent Credit Union Awards $6,000 in Scholarships

Jun
04
BluCurrent Credit Union Awards $6,000 in Scholarships

BluCurrent Credit Union (Springfield) awarded three students a college scholarship this spring. The BluCurrent Memorial Scholarship Program was established in 1994 as a way to honor former elected officials, while also helping young members of the credit union that plan to pursue higher education. Since its inception, the scholarship has awarded more than $40,000 to more than 40 southwest Missouri high school seniors.

The 2014 John Schlichting Memorial Scholarship awarded $2,000 each to three graduating high school seniors.

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Mid Missouri Awards $10,000 in Scholarships

Jun
03
Mid Missouri Awards $10,000 in Scholarships

Mid Missouri Credit Union (Fort Leonard Wood) is proud to announce the Marion Dale Summerford Memorial Scholarship. Mr. Summerford, who was known by many as Dale, was a longtime volunteer on the Mid Missouri Credit Union Board of Directors.

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Alliance Awards Five College Scholarships

Jun
03
Alliance Awards Five College Scholarships

Alliance Credit Union (Fenton) awarded $1,000 to five recipients of the Dennis J. Sommer Scholarship for Excellence in Education at its 66th annual meeting on May 22, 2014.

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Arsenal Credit Union Offers Financial Education Seminars During Money Smart Week

May
29
Arsenal Credit Union Offers Financial Education Seminars During Money Smart Week

Arsenal Credit Union (Arnold) helped reach more than 3,800 St. Louis-area residents with financial education offerings during Money Smart Week, April 5-12.

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Electro Savings Honors First Director, Awards Scholarships at Annual Meeting

May
27
Electro Savings Honors First Director, Awards Scholarships at Annual Meeting

Electro Savings Credit Union honored Edward G. Halliburton at its annual meeting on May 20, 2014, electing him as the credit union’s first Director Emeritus. Halliburton began his volunteer service for the credit union in 1967. He has held the leadership positions of Board Chair and Vice Chair, as well as serving on numerous committees.

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Missouri’s Credit Unions Bring in $1.1 Million for Youth Saving Challenge

May
27
Missouri’s Credit Unions Bring in $1.1 Million for Youth Saving Challenge

In April, 7,592 youth caught the save wave thanks to credit unions in Missouri. These young savers deposited more than $1,126,000, and more than 340 new youth saving accounts were opened. On a national level, 94,466 youth deposited $20.5 million with 238 credit unions participating in this year’s National Youth Saving Challenge.  

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1st Financial Federal Awards Grant, Volunteer Hours

May
22
1st Financial Federal Awards Grant, Volunteer Hours

Through the Helping People 1st monthly grant program, 1st Financial Federal Credit Union (Wentzville)​ gives its employees the opportunity to make a positive difference in the community. The Hazelwood branch, located at 5916 North Lindbergh, chose to award a $500 grant and employee volunteer hours to work with PAKT Community Resource Center in April.

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Vantage Receives Award for Community Outreach Volunteerism

May
21
Vantage Receives Award for Community Outreach Volunteerism

Vantage Credit Union (Bridgeton) was honored as the Community Outreach Volunteer of the Year at a Foster & Adoptive Care Coalition luncheon. In addition to Vantage, seven other organizations were honored at the event.

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Electro Savings Celebrates Youth Week

May
19
Electro Savings Celebrates Youth Week

Electro Savings Credit Union participated in Youth Savings Month by raising funds for Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals (CMN) in April. The credit union ran account specials with a $5 donation to CMN for each new youth account opened, or each deposit more than $50 in an existing youth account.

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