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John Garrison Scholarship Deadline

All John Garrison scholarship applications are due this Saturday, March 12, 2011. Applications are due either in hand at any Shell FCU branch before closing at 12:30 PM on Saturday or if submitting by mail it must be postmarked no later than March 12, 2011. The John Garrison Scholarships were established in 2000 in memory of John Garrison, a dedicated member of the Shell Federal Credit Union Board of Directors. Mr. Garrison served on the Board for over 50 years as a volunteer. His vision and volunteer spirit is still an inspiration for us all. Our hope is that applicants will embrace that same spirit and carry it forward into their own careers and beyond.

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Creating a Job Resume

The first step to finding a good job is to create a good resume. You will need this before you do any kind of job searching. Jobs like when potential future employees attach their own resume along with a job application because it shows that they are going above and beyond everyone else to get the job. Try to keep your resume short, but informative. Be sure to include the following:NameAddressPhone NumberYour email addressJob ObjectivesWork HistorySkills and EducationHonors, Awards and ActivitiesProfessional Organizations Helpful Hints:•Choose an e-mail address that is professional. Don’t use your nickname or a funny word that is like your name.•Make sure your voicemail recording is appropriate. Employers don’t want to hear a long drawn out funny voicemail of you. It could change their minds of wanting to hire you.•Be sure to include if you know any other languages. A bilingual person is more likely to get a job than a person who only knows one language. If you need help creating your resume remember there are tons of resources everywhere. You can get help from the career center at your school, job program counselors, books from your local library or the Internet.

Coolest New Movies for 2011

Going to the movies is the typical hang out thing-to-do now days. You can go to the movies for a date, just to hang out with friends, or because you are simply bored. And new movies are always coming out. Below are iLife’s top 15 2011 movie picks for the year. Keep an eye out for them! Beastly - A modern-day take on the Beauty and the Beast tale where a New York teen is transformed into a hideous monster in order to find true love. March 4, 2011 Hop - The Easter Bunny is accidentally hit by a car, and its up to the offending driver to save Easter. April 1, 2011 Soul Surfer - A young, teenage surfer girl summons the courage to go back into the ocean after losing an arm in a shark attack. April 8, 2011 Water for Elephants - A veterinary student abandons his studies after his parents are killed and joins a traveling circus as their vet. Starring Robert Pattinson and Reese Witherspoon. April 22, 2011 Prom - A group of teenagers get ready for their high school prom. April 29, 2011 Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides 3D - Jack Sparrow and Barbossa embark on a quest to find the elusive fountain of youth, only to discover that Blackbeard and his daughter are after it too. May 20, 2011 Mr Popper’s Penguins - The life of a businessman begins to change after he inherits six penguins, and as he transforms his apartment into a winter wonderland, his professional side starts to unravel. Starring Jim Carey. June 17, 2011 Cars 2: World Grand Prix 3D - All the worlds a racetrack as racing superstar Lightning McQueen zooms back into action, with his best friend Mater in tow, to take on the globes fastest and finest in this thrilling high-octane new installment of the Cars saga. Mater and McQueen will need their passports as they find themselves in a new world of intrigue, thrills and fast-paced comedic escapades around the globe. June 24, 2011 Transformers: Dark of the Moon 3D - Sam Witwicky (LaBeouf) taking his first tenuous steps into adulthood while remaining a reluctant human ally of Optimus Prime. The film centers around the space race between the U.S.S.R. and the USA, suggesting there was a hidden Transformers role in it all that remains one of the planets most dangerous secrets. July 1, 2011 Monte Carlo - Three young women vacationing in Paris find themselves whisked away to Monte Carlo after one of the girls is mistaken for a British heiress. July 1, 2011 Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part II 3D - The end begins as Harry, Ron, and Hermione go back to Hogwarts to find and destroy Voldemorts final horcruxes, but when Voldemort finds out about their mission, the biggest battle begins and life as they know it will never be the same again. July 15, 2011 Crazy, Stupid, Love - A fathers life unravels while he deals with a marital crisis and tries to manage his relationship with his children. Starring Steve Carell, Emma Stone and Kevin Bacon. July 29, 2011 The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn - Bella and Edward get married. Edward and Bella think Bella might be pregnant so they leave their honeymoon early. Carlisle doesnt think its possible for Vamps to reproduce, but he is wrong. The birth of the baby is traumatic and leaves Bella dying, so Edward turns her. The vampires and wolves become allies to protect Bella and Renesme from the Vulturi. The Vulturi accept the fact that Renesme is not a vampire-child, but a hybrid and leave the Cullen-Clan alone. November 18, 2011 New Year’s Eve: The lives of several couples and singles in New York intertwine over the course of New Years Eve. December 9, 2011 Sherlock Holmes 2 - Sherlock Holmes and his sidekick Dr. Watson join forces to outwit and bring down their fiercest adversary, Professor Moriarty. December 16, 2011

New iLife Shirt Debut!

New iLife Shirt Debut! The wait is almost over. The new iLife shirts are here and ready to be worn by all! Starting March 1 if you open a savings and checking account and you are between the age of 14 and 24 you will get a free iLife shirt! Already have an account? Open an iSave and you will still get a shirt. To learn more about the iSave account, click on “The iLife Accounts” tab at the top of the page. Opening a Shell FCU account is easy. You will need two forms of ID, $5 for your savings account and $1 for your first initial deposit into your checking account. If you are over the age of 15 you do not need a parent or guardian on the account with you. Who doesn’t like free stuff? Open an account that will save you money and get a free shirt. What could be better?!