The Maine Credit Union League and Synergent Announce Senior Leadership Changes to Address Evolving Credit Union Needs

The Maine Credit Union League and Synergent announced changes to its senior leadership team. These changes are focused on improving speed to market, product development, and coordination of services to address the growing complexities credit unions face. With rapidly evolving consumer expectations, credit unions must be able to deliver the right service, at the right… Read more »

Maine CU League President talks success of Maine CUs in interview with Maine’s leading business publication

In the latest issue of Mainebiz, the state’s leading bi-weekly business publication, Maine CU League President Todd Mason goes ‘On the Record’ as the feature interview for that regular segment.  With record-setting statistics across the board with assets, loans, savings and membership, Mason had a positive story to tell, as well as sharing his background… Read more »

Maine CUs announce emergency grant for Bath Area Food Pantry

Upon hearing the news that the Bath Area Food Pantry was without power for nearly a week, losing all food from nearly two-thirds of their entire inventory in freezers and refrigerators, the Maine CUs’ Campaign for Ending Hunger has announced it is making an emergency contribution of $2,500 to the Food Bank. “The Maine Credit… Read more »

For ending hunger and Maine CUs, the journey continues

The 16th Annual Maine CUs’ Ending Hunger Walking and Awareness Tour is off and running (er…walking).  Brenda Davis left Maine State CU on Friday, October 27, and will journey across the state visiting credit unions and food pantries until finishing in Hampden on November 28. “The mission is two-fold – to help make a difference… Read more »

Maine CUs cite cooperation, preparedness in ‘weathering’ storm’s impact

When a powerful storm made its way to Maine Sunday night and continued into daybreak on Monday morning, its impact was significant.  With more than 400,000 customers throughout the state without power immediately following the storm, a number higher than the devastating ice storm of 1998, businesses, including credit unions, were forced to quickly move… Read more »

New Name, New Location: Two Maine CUs celebrate changes

Recently, two Maine CUs completed some exciting projects.  In South Portland, Maine Solutions FCU had an official grand opening for its new, retail location on Western Avenue in South Portland.  In Lewiston, Rainbow FCU unveiled its new name – Dirigo FCU. For Maine Solutions FCU, the CU celebrated its move that took place several months… Read more »

Extra Credit! Maine Credit Unions make significant contribution to expand school backpack and pantry programs across Maine

At one of the state’s earliest school food pantries, the Maine Credit Unions’ Campaign for Ending Hunger presented a check for $33,000, a portion of the record-setting $675,000 Maine’s credit unions raised for ending hunger in 2016, to support the Good Shepherd Food Bank’s school backpack and pantry programs across Maine.  The contribution was the… Read more »

Maine CUs impress in final 2017 Best Places to Work in Maine rankings

As previously reported, credit unions or related organizations represented nearly 20% of the companies and organizations on the 2017 Best Places to Work in Maine list.  On Tuesday, October 10, the final rankings were revealed and five Maine CUs placed in the Top 10 in their respective categories, quite an impressive showing for Maine CUs…. Read more »