Starion raises $2,100 for Cops and Kids

Twenty men at Starion Bank in Bismarck and Mandan participated in No Shave November, which resulted in a $2,100 donation to Cops and Kids, which is coordinated by the Fraternal Order of Police Missouri Valley Lodge No. 3.

Mitch Wardzinski, vice president for the organization, said about 85 children in Bismarck and Mandan went shopping and had lunch with a police officer.

Domino’s contributes to mentoring program

Domino's Pizza gave Big Brothers Big Sisters of Bismarck-Mandan a donation of $10,000 to support one-on-one mentoring in the community.

Credit unions move toward merger

First Community Credit Union, based in Jamestown, and Citizens Community Credit Union, based in Devils Lake, have entered into an agreement to merge.

First Community Credit Union is the largest credit union in North Dakota and, after the merger is finalized, will have assets of about $800 million.

The combined credit unions will be headquartered in Jamestown and operate under the First Community Credit Union name.

Steve Schmitz, president and CEO for First Community Credit Union, will serve in those roles for the combined credit unions. The transaction is expected to close Jan. 1, with an operational merger later in 2018.

Slumberland donates mattress sets

Slumberland Furniture in Bismarck donated 12 mattress sets and some quilts, with the help of the Salvation Army, as part of the company’s Making Homes for the Holidays program.