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Northeast Community Credit Union Supports CareerConnect in Rural Schools

Roughly six years ago, the Niswonger Foundation announced CareerConnect, a workforce readiness and career exploration initiative for 10th through 12th graders. The program, in partnership with schools and local industry, was designed to provide local students the opportunity to explore career paths, develop soft skills, earn workforce readiness credentials, and gain real-world work experience. From […]

Ascend Federal Credit Union Awards $25,000 in Academic Scholarships

Ascend Federal Credit Union, the largest credit union in Middle Tennessee, announced that it has awarded $2,500 scholarships to 10 members. This is the 21st consecutive year Ascend has supported the ambitions of its members to further their education. Winners of the 2023 Ascend Federal Credit Union Scholarship are: Aeriana Anderson – Manchester, Tenn. – […]

Veritas Federal Credit Union Celebrates 50th Anniversary with Groovy Party

Veritas Federal Credit Union (VFCU), originally chartered as Nissan’s credit union in 1973, is proudly celebrating its 50th anniversary on Thursday, July 13, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., with events at its branches in Smyrna and Franklin, Tenn., and in Canton, Miss. With food trucks in Smyrna and Canton, the public is invited to […]

Attendee Takeaways from the Tennessee Elder Justice Conference

Financial scams targeting seniors have more than doubled since 2020. Researchers estimate that the average victim loses $120,000, but sadly since so many are unreported the actual average is likely significantly higher. To help drive awareness and build like-minded relationships, the League and credit union professionals attended the Tennessee Elder Justice Conference last week in […]