NorthRidge Community Credit Union spreads the warmth with hats and mittens drive

Pictured above from left to right: Sharon Nelson, Doris Kopp, Marissa Albright, Bonnie Siltman and Bonnie LaFrenier.

NorthRidge Community Credit Union – VIRGINIA/HOYT LAKES/BIWABIK/ELY, Minn. (November 30, 2015) – NorthRidge Community Credit Union held a Spread the Warmth hats and mittens drive from October 20 through November 20, 2015. The credit union collected 26 hats and 22 […]

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Mill City Credit Union’s Give-Back Campaign sparks $30,000 donation

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Mill City Credit Union – MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. (November 25, 2015) – Hopewell Music Cooperative North definitely has reason to be thankful this year. Providing a safe haven for underserved youth in North Minneapolis to express themselves through music, Hopewell is definitely […]

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Ideal Credit Union VIP Program wins 1st place in Best Practices Competition


Ideal Credit Union – WOODBURY, Minn. (November 25, 2015) – Ideal Credit Union’s VIP Member Rewards Program was recently selected as the winner of the OnApproach Big Data & Analytics first ever Credit Union Industry Analytics Best Practices Competition. Four finalists were […]

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Hometown woman continues rewarding career in Milaca


Mill Lacs County Times © November 28, 2015 – After living and breathing by the philanthropic ideology of her workplace for over 22 years, Laurie Leciejewski received a promotion that moved her career at SPIRE Credit Union from Princeton to Milaca. […]

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Student Credit Union Branches Growing in Minnesota

Photo: Eden Prairie High School students and State Representative Jenifer Loon

Minnesota Credit Union Network – ST. PAUL, Minn. (November 23, 2015) – The number of student credit union branches in Minnesota continues to grow. Since 2010, nine student credit union branches run by seven credit unions in Minnesota schools have opened […]

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Affinity Plus Foundation silent auction raises over $26,000 for financial literacy initiatives


Affinity Plus Foundation – ST. PAUL, Minn. (November 23, 2015) – During its 13th annual silent auction, the Affinity Plus Foundation raised a record high – over $26,000. Proceeds go toward funding the Foundation’s Community Grant and Cultivator Grant programs. The grant dollars […]

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Minn. Credit Union Foundation names grant winners

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CUNA News Now © November 20, 2015 –  The Minnesota Credit Union Foundation (MnCUF) – with a mission to provide resources for credit unions and communities to prosper and thrive – recently awarded five financial education grants to assist Minnesota credit unions with […]

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Johnson Sr High School Governors Branch Celebrates Grand Opening

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Hiway Federal Credit Union – ST. PAUL, Minn. (November 17, 2015) – State and local officials joined Hiway Federal Credit Union (Hiway) and Johnson Sr. High leadership to celebrate the Grand Opening of its Governors Student Credit Union Branch. The Student Credit […]

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In October SPIRE Wears Pink!


Falcon Heights, MN SPIRE Credit Union employees at all 16 branches recently participated in a fundraiser benefitting the American Cancer Society. Employees who purchased an “In October We Wear Pink” fundraising T-shirt would earn the privilege of wearing jeans to work […]

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SPIRE Credit Union Hires 27-Year Banking Professional for Minneapolis Branch Manager


SPIRE Credit Union – MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. (November 17, 2015) – Gari Moscatelli was recently hired as SPIRE’s Minneapolis Branch Manager. Having spent his 27-year banking career dedicated to customer service, as well as mentoring team members to expand their leadership […]

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