Community Credit Union Donates to Seniors Plus Meals on Wheels Program

LEWISTON – On June 8, 2018, Community Credit Union was proud to present SeniorsPlus with $500. SeniorsPlus is the Aging and Disability Resource Center for Western Maine, providing services to older adults, adults with disabilities and their families in Androscoggin, Franklin and Oxford Counties. They are well known for their Meals on Wheels Program. In… Read more »

“Find Your Platinum Lining in Credit Unions” – International Credit Union Day to Be Celebrated on October 18

On October 18, credit unions across the state and around the world will celebrate the 70th International Credit Union Day. This year’s nationwide theme, “Find Your Platinum Lining in Credit Unions,” incorporates a reference to this platinum anniversary while highlighting the positive attributes of this cooperative industry. Since 1948, this day has been observed on… Read more »

CUAid Activated to Assist Credit Union People Affected by Hurricane Michael

Madison, Wis. – The National Credit Union Foundation (the Foundation) has opened CUAid to receive disaster relief funds to assist credit union people affected by Hurricane Michael; a Category 4 hurricane that has caused catastrophic effects across Florida and Georgia and is expected to reach the already hurricane-soaked Carolinas today. Donations to CUAid are being… Read more »

CUSO Home Lending Hires Russell Cole as its New CEO

(Hampden, ME) – The board of directors of Maine’s top mortgage lender, CUSO Home Lending (CUSO), announce the selection of Russell Cole as its new President and CEO. Cole will also serve as President and CEO of CUSO’s subsidiary, Business Lending Solutions (BLS), starting his new role effective October 9, 2018. Cole succeeds long-time CEO… Read more »

Town & Country Announces 2018 Better Neighbor Fund Nominees

Scarborough, Maine – September 27, 2018 – The final list of non-profit organizations eligible for a share of $25,000 from the Town & Country Federal Credit Union’s Better Neighbor Fund charitable giving campaign have been announced. The Better Neighbor Fund has already distributed $200,000 in grants since it was introduced in the fall 2010 to… Read more »

Town & Country Federal Credit Union Launches 8th Annual Better Neighbor Fund for Area Non-Profits

Scarborough, Maine — September 4, 2018 – Town & Country Federal Credit Union’s 2018 Better Neighbor Fund charitable giving campaign kicked-off today. Since 2010, Town & Country has granted over $200,000 to support 64 local charitable programs through the Better Neighbor Fund.  This fall, the credit union will grant another $25,000 to local non-profit organizations… Read more »

Contribution from Maine CUs to provide 80,000 meals during difficult season

Earlier this week, the Maine Credit Unions’ Campaign for Ending Hunger ‘shared the bread’, a share that will provide 80,000 meals to food pantries across Maine.  The contribution comes at a time when access to meals, and contributions to pantries are done because of the summer season. “While many people are enjoying all that summer… Read more »

CUs honored for community-service, other initiatives

From community-service and member education to financial education for youth and financial education for adults, Maine CUs have a long and storied history of helping members and communities.  For those efforts, eleven Maine CUs were recognized with the Maine CU League’s Annual State Awards during the League’s Annual Meeting on Friday, May 18. A total… Read more »

League Board elects 2018-19 Table Officers, Announces election results

At the conclusion of the Maine CU League’s 80th Annual Meeting on Friday, May 18, the Maine CU League Board met briefly to elect new Table Officers for 2018-19. The Board met and unanimously elected the following officers for 2018-19: Chair – Tucker Cole, President/CEO of Maine State CU; Vice Chair – Joann Bisson, President/CEO… Read more »