When a growth mindset takes root, the results can be amazing, Executive Director of CU Awareness Chris Lorence wrote Friday in Credit Union Times. Lorence says that mindset has led to the growth of the Open Your Eyes to a Credit Union® campaign.
Legislators across the Northwest are well educated about the credit union difference thanks to the robust army of advocates who joined the Northwest Credit Union Association for Credit Union Day at the Capitol events in the past three weeks.
Opal Ellyse Tomashevska of CUNA Mutual Group lives by the saying “we are blessed to be a blessing to others.” She remembers people throughout her life that were good to her "for no reason at all," and looks to do the same for the next person.
First Credit Union marked its 90th anniversary with a service campaign called #90DaysofGiving that gave back to the communities and members it serves. The credit union, and its 140 employees donated time and money in celebration.
CUNA is launching a campaign focused on getting credit union members to vote in the November elections. It includes the launch of CreditUnionsVote.com, where members can register to vote, participate in early voting and locate their polling place.
The World Council of Credit Unions' Global Women’s Leadership Network continues to grow as credit union women in five African nations and two U.S. states started new Sister Societies, bringing the new total to 108 chapters in 26 countries.
It was nearly a year ago when then-CUNA Board Chairman Maurice Smith suggested an eighth principle in the cooperative movement: diversity and inclusion. Since then, CUNA has advanced DEI both internally and as a leader within the credit union movement.
More than 30 credit union advocates representing 15 unique credit unions, in addition to league staff, united in their message at South Dakota's Capitol in Pierre Jan. 29th for Credit Union Association of the Dakotas’ annual Legislative Credit Union Day.
CUNA wrote in support of NCUA’s proposal to raise the residential appraisal threshold earlier this month, and several credit union leagues around the country also wrote to NCUA in support of the proposal.
Members of the World Council Young Credit Union Professionals program are in the middle of a week-long immersion trip designed to foster the creation of a toolkit that can be used to replicate the Sicredi Youth Committee model at credit unions across the globe.
Recently, PSECU presented the American Heart Association with a check for $45,000, representing its annual contribution to the organization. AHA also bestowed PSECU with an award to commemorate its 2019 Silver Level Workplace Health Achievement.
Mary Hansen, CEO MEFCU, was awarded a Minnesota ICON award recently in recognition of her more than three decades of community leadership. The award is given to leaders who have made a long-term and extraordinary commitment to leadership.