CU Social Good, a microsite hosted by the Credit Union Association of the Dakotas (CUAD) that captures the positive impact that credit unions have in the lives of their members and their communities, accounted for $11.3 million in benefits to local communities in 2017, CUAD announced this week.
The National Credit Union Foundation has announced the addition of Chad Helminak as the new director of Credit Union Development and Cooperative Values Engagement, effective Jan. 29. Helminak will lead the Foundation’s popular Credit Union Development Education Training and engage the growing corps of Credit Union Development Educators.
CUNA’s National Awards Committee recently selected the recipients of the 2017 Dora Maxwell Social Responsibility Community Service Award, the Louise Herring Philosophy-in-Action Member Service Award, and the Desjardins Awards for Financial Education.
In recognition for his almost forty years of service to the credit union movement and innovative spirit pushing the movement forward, the National Credit Union Foundation Chuck Purvis, resident/CEO at Coastal CU, Raleigh, N.C., as the recipient of a 2018 Herb Wegner Memorial Award for Outstanding Individual Achievement.
An article in the October issue of Wyoming Business Report highlights the fraud prevention potential of CULedger, a credit union consortium supported by the efforts of CUNA and the Mountain West Credit Union Association.