E.J. FACE, JR.
COMMISSIONER OF
FINANCIAL INSTITUTIONS



STATE CORPORATION COMMISSION
BUREAU OF FINANCIAL INSTITUTIONS


1300 EAST MAIN STREET
SUITE EIGHT HUNDRED
P.O. BOX 640
RICHMOND, VIRGINIA 23218-0640
(804) 371-9657
FAX (804) 371-9416
TDD (804) 371-9206
www.state.va.us/scc



W E E K L Y   I N F O R M A T I O N   B U L L E T I N

  August 04, 2000

SECTION I

Section I of the bulletin is a record, for the preceding week, of the receipt of, and actions on all applications by state chartered banks, bank holding companies, savings institutions, credit unions, industrial loan associations and other entities or persons for: (1) certificates of authority to begin business, (2) acquisitions, (3) branches, (4) trust powers, (5) charter conversions, (6) name changes, (7) changes of location, (8) EFT facilities, and (9) mergers or consolidations. In addition, it lists structural changes of state chartered banks and savings institutions, such as opening and closing of offices and the effective date of mergers, acquisitions and relocations.

This bulletin constitutes the only notice of such activities that you will receive from the Bureau of Financial Institutions. If you desire a public hearing on an application, a written request for such a hearing must be received within 15 days from the date of this bulletin. The request should be addressed to:

E. J. Face, Jr.
Commissioner of Financial Institutions
Post Office Box 640
Richmond, Virginia 23218-0640

Communications other than requests for hearings related to an application will be welcomed and will receive careful consideration. All written communications will be made a part of the application file.

SECTION II

Section II of the bulletin is a record, for your information, of notices received in this office during the preceding week pertaining to various applications by national banks and federal savings institutions to the federal agencies shown below:

Comptroller of the Currency
Southeastern District Office
Marquis One Tower
245 Peachtree Center Ave., N.E.
Atlanta, Georgia 30303
Office of Thrift Supervision
1475 Peachtree Street, N.E.
Post Office Box 105217
Atlanta, Georgia 30348-5217

Any comments you may wish to make regarding these applications should be addressed directly to the respective federal agency. A copy of your letter will be appreciated.

Weekly Information Bulletin -- prepared and distributed by the
Bureau of Financial Institutions, State Corporation Commission, Commonwealth of Virginia
August 04, 2000

SECTION I




APPLICATIONS FILED PURSUANT TO SECTION 6.1-383.1 OF THE CODE OF VIRGINIA

DATE
DESCRIPTION
ACTIVITY
07-28-2000 Mercantile Bankshares Corporation, Baltimore, MD to acquire The Bank of Fruitland, Fruitland, MD Filed

BRANCHES OF VIRGINIA BANKS

DATE INSTITUTION LOCATION
ACTIVITY
06-23-2000 The Bank of Floyd
Floyd, VA
2105 Roanoke Street,
Christiansburg, Montgomery County, VA
Opened
07-31-2000 Highlands Union Bank
Abingdon, VA
410 Highway 66 South,
Rogersville, TN
Approved

CREDIT UNION REQUESTS FOR FIELD OF MEMBERSHIP EXPANSION
PURSUANT TO SECTION 6.1-225.23:1 OF THE CODE OF VIRGINIA

DATE
DESCRIPTION
ACTIVITY
06-30-2000 Fort Monroe Credit Union, Fort Monroe, VA, requests permission to expand its field of membership to include employees of CTR Corporation, Newport News, VA (currently 30 employees) Filed
07-14-2000 Newport News Shipbuilding Employees' Credit Union, Newport News, VA, requests permission to expand its field of membership to include employees of Kelly Engineering Resources, Newport News, VA (currently 250 employees) Approved
07-27-2000 Virginia Credit Union, Inc., Richmond, VA, requests permission to expand its field of membership to include employees of Handcraft Cleaners and Launderers, Inc., Richmond, VA (currently 175 employees) Approved
07-27-2000 Virginia Credit Union, Inc., Richmond, VA, requests permission to expand its field of membership to include employees of Care Advantage, Inc., Richmond, VA (currently 70 employees) Approved
07-27-2000 Virginia Credit Union, Inc., Richmond, VA, requests permission to expand its field of membership to include employees of Childhelp, Inc., Lignum, VA (currently 120 employees) Approved
07-27-2000 Virginia Credit Union, Inc., Richmond, VA, requests permission to expand its field of membership to include employees of Riedman Corporation, Glen Allen, VA (currently 30 employees) Approved
07-27-2000 Virginia Credit Union, Inc., Richmond, VA, requests permission to expand its field of membership to include employees of Metro Information Services, Richmond, VA (currently 194 employees) Approved
07-27-2000 Virginia Credit Union, Inc., Richmond, VA, requests permission to expand its field of membership to include employees of PPD, Inc., (PPD Development Richmond Lab), Richmond, VA (currently 200 employees) Approved


SECTION II
APPLICATIONS OF NATIONAL BANKS

NONE RECEIVED

NO OTHER APPLICATIONS RECEIVED