Category Archives: Member Briefs

Security Service Federal Credit Union awarded Designation of Excellence

Security Service Federal Credit Union awarded Designation of Excellence for going above and beyond to help members save! In February, Security Service used Military Saves Week as a way to educate military members and their families on ways to save for the future and boost their financial freedom.  Those efforts are what caught the attention of the National America Saves program and earned Security Service the Designation of Excellence for going above and beyond to promote good savings behavior. This was the first year such a distinction was given and only a handful of credit unions across the country were honored recently in Washington, D.C.

The Red Cross is looking for a Volunteer Services Specialist

The Red Cross Volunteer Services Specialist is needed to work in the Harlingen, TX office. This is a Full Time position working Monday through Friday 8AM – 5PM. Evenings and Weekends will be required in times of business need.  Some Responsibilities include Relationship Management & Community Outreach, and Staff & Volunteer Management.  A Bilingual Spanish/English candidate is preferred for this position.  If interested, please forward a resume to victor.martinez@redcross.org Victor Martinez, Jr. is Regional Director, Office of Volunteer Services for the Texas Gulf Coast Region.   

Intertech Commercial Flooring Names Richter to Lead Dallas Operations

Richter’s expertise in commercial flooring installation and product knowledge has earned him numerous Excellence in Construction Awards from the Associated Builders and Contractors. “Scott’s energy and deep knowledge of all aspects of the commercial flooring business will be a great addition to our experienced team in Dallas Fort Worth and we look forward to continued success in that market,” said Intertech Commercial Flooring President CEO Bill Imhoff.

Palmer Drug Abuse Program (PDAP) has immediate openings available

Palmer Drug Abuse Program (PDAP) has immediate openings available Counselor (part-time) – requires an LCDC. Must have 2 years of direct recovery experience and 12-Step Recovery Program knowledge. Will provide individual and group services to assigned clients. Must be able to work afternoons, evenings, and possible weekends. Counselor (Contract Position) – requires an LCDC. Will provide individual and group services to assigned clients. Must have the ability to write clearly and professionally. Applicants must be able to successfully pass a criminal history background check. Bilingual preferred. If interested submit a current resume to: Nadia Ochoa Executive Director nadia.pdap@gmail.com or call 687-7714

ERO Architects to Present Hispanic Heritage Awards

ERO Architects is pleased to announce that in honor of National Hispanic Heritage Month it will present two awards during this year’s Texas Association of School Administrators (TASA) and the Texas Association of School Boards (TASB) Convention in Dallas to an individual and an organization that have advocated, supported and championed for quality education of all children in Texas. State Board of Education Member Ruben Cortez, Jr. (District 2) has been selected to receive the inaugural ERO Architects – Hispanic Heritage Award for his dedication, leadership and efforts that have positively affected legislative policy mission and goals.

DHR Named in the Top 82 Physician-Owned Hospitals to Know

Doctors Hospital at Renaissance (DHR) is pleased to announce it was named among Becker’s Hospital Review’s Top “82 Physician Owned Hospitals to Know.” The report, which was issued last month, highlights some of the highest performing hospitals that are partly or fully owned by physicians. The full list of Becker’s Hospital Review’s Top “82 Physician Owned Hospitals to Know’ can be read here: http://www.beckershospitalreview.com/lists/81-physician-owned-hospitals-to-know-2014.html

New President/CEO at Security Service Federal Credit Union

Jim Laffoon has been named president and chief executive officer (CEO) of Security Service Federal Credit Union (SSFCU) by the credit union’s Board of Directors. Since 2012, Laffoon has served as the credit union’s president. As president and CEO, Laffoon is responsible for day-to-day operations of the enterprise and strategic direction for SSFCU’s nearly 2,000 employees in Texas, Colorado and Utah. SSFCU’s