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Woman Uses Her Hanscom FCU MemberPoints™ to Help Others

Posted by Diana Burrell on May 4, 2018 2:36:44 PM

Ruth Ladd’s church in Lexington, Massachusetts, has a special relationship with Russell School in Dorchester, a Boston public elementary school. When the school’s library was in dire need of reading material, parishioners donated or purchased books for the children. Volunteers work with the kids in the classroom and help out during Field Days. Unfortunately many students experience homelessness, so when a child’s family finds housing, it’s not only a positive turning point in their lives, but a celebratory event at the school and for people like Ruth.

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Topics: Hanscom FCU, Community, Charity

Support Pours In During Rainy Boston Marathon

Posted by Diana Burrell on Apr 27, 2018 8:28:32 AM

The Boston Marathon, in its 122-year history, has never been cancelled because of weather. Nothing has stopped its runners: snow, sleet, heat, humidity…the race always goes on.

And 2018 was no different with its driving rain, gusty winds, and lower-than-normal April temperatures.

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Topics: Hanscom FCU Community, Boston Marathon, Community

Hanscom FCU’s Ray Phillips On Running The Boston Marathon At 70

Posted by Diana Burrell on Apr 3, 2018 8:56:16 AM

Ray Phillips thought running the Boston Marathon in 2000 would be a one-time thing. He was over 50 and thrilled to get a coveted bib number as a charity runner for Team Hanscom FCU, which supports Credit Unions Kids at Heart.  Yet while he looked forward to the challenge, he didn’t have a compelling reason to put himself through more training seasons and possible injury in the future.

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Topics: Boston Marathon, Community, Charity

Cut the Cost of Debt with a Balance Transfer

Posted by MoneyWisdom Newsletter on Oct 25, 2017 10:03:49 AM

There is no magic wand to poof away debt. But you can save money and pay what you owe faster by thoughtfully managing your credit card balances. Start with a close look at your finances, and follow our tips to power down your balances.

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Topics: Hanscom FCU, Boston Marathon, Community

Chairman's Corner: Reflections From A Volunteer

Posted by MoneyWisdom Newsletter on Oct 25, 2017 10:00:51 AM

Paul Marotta was named 2017 Volunteer of the Year for the National Association of Federally Insured Credit Unions (NAFCU). Dan Berger, NAFCU President and CEO (left) and Charles A. Rutan, NAFCU Board of Directors (right) presented the award at NAFCU’s 50th Annual Conference and Solutions Expo in Honolulu.

We recently celebrated International Credit Union Day. It was a great time to recognize the power of the credit union cooperative spirit.

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Topics: Hanscom FCU, Community

Purple Heart Recipient Honored by Hanscom FCU

Posted by MaryJo Kurtz on Aug 30, 2017 2:02:32 PM

The crowd cheered as James Capozzi took the mound for a ceremonial first pitch at the Lowell Spinners game this week. The Wilmington resident was joined by family and friends for star treatment at Edward A. LeLacheur Park, where he was honored in Hanscom Federal Credit Union’s annual Heroes Among Us program.

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Topics: Hanscom FCU, Community, Hero

Hanscom FCU Honors Army Veteran as a Hero

Posted by MaryJo Kurtz on Aug 29, 2017 11:48:06 AM

With his name in lights on the Jumbotron, Michael Mabee drew crowd applause as he threw out the ceremonial first pitch at a Lowell Spinners game this week. Mr. Mabee was honored at Edward A. LeLacheur Park as a hero in Hanscom Federal Credit Union’s annual Heroes Among Us celebration, a program that recognizes U.S. military veterans nominated by the community.

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Topics: Hanscom FCU, Community, Hero

Chairman's Corner: Spring 2017

Posted by MoneyWisdom Newsletter on Apr 11, 2017 3:52:47 PM


Paul J. Marotta, Chairman

The Best of Both Worlds

I am excited to announce our newest branch location at the Treble Cove Plaza in Billerica, Massachusetts. The branch is now open six days a week, with ATM access anytime for deposits, cash, and transactions.

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Topics: Hanscom FCU, Community

Hanscom FCU in the Community

Posted by MoneyWisdom Newsletter on Jan 23, 2017 9:46:44 AM

golf tourney raises $50,000 for veterans health

David Sprague, Hanscom FCU President/CEO; Michael Allard, Home Base Program Chief Operating Officer; Brigadier General (ret.) Jack Hammond, Executive Director of the Home Base Program; and Paul Marotta, Hanscom FCU Chairman at the Red Tail Classic sponsored by the Hanscom FCU Charitable Foundation. The Foundation raised $50,000 for the Red Sox Foundation and Mass General Hospital Home Base Program. Home Base helps post-9/11 service members, veterans and their families heal from the invisible wounds of war: traumatic brain injury (TBI), post-traumatic stress (PTS) and related conditions.

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Topics: Hanscom FCU, Community

Join Us at the Annual Meeting

Posted by MoneyWisdom Newsletter on Jan 23, 2017 9:42:34 AM

Where can you learn more about your credit union and also enjoy an evening out? At the 63rd Annual Meeting, held Saturday, May 6 at Moseley’s on the Charles in Dedham, MA. Doors open at 5:30 pm.

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Topics: Credit Union, Hanscom FCU, Community

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