Maine Credit Union League Weekly Update

Volume 28  •  Issue 38  •  September 20, 2019  •  
Celebrate International Credit Union Day Through Storytelling

On October 17, credit unions in Maine and around the globe will celebrate International Credit Union Day.  This special day recognizes the positive impact our network has on members and in the communities we serve. We hope all Maine credit unions will join us in commemorating this occasion by collecting and sharing member stories.

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Community CU & the League Invite You to a Special Business After Hours Event

The Lewiston Auburn Metropolitan Chamber of Commerce and Uplift LA will hold a special Business After Hours on October 17 to raise awareness about Maine’s CUs’ Campaign for Ending Hunger. The event, hosted by Community CU and the League, takes place at the Good Shepherd Food Bank and you are invited!

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CUNA Invites CUs to Attend the Largest Advocacy Event of the Year

Registration is now open for the 2020 CUNA Governmental Affairs Conference, taking place February 23-27 at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center in Washington, DC.

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Changing Seasons FCU Selects New CEO

The Board of Directors of Changing Seasons FCU is excited to announce the hiring of Rob Picard as their new President/CEO. Rob will be replacing long-term CEO, Sue Cross, effective September 30.

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Five Maine CUs Receive NCUA Grants

Five Maine credit unions have been awarded grants by the NCUA that are designed to help credit unions increase outreach to underserved communities, improve digital services and security, or train employees. The recipients are Brewer FCU, Community CU, Eastmill FCU, Katahdin FCU, and Lincoln Maine FCU.

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Infinity FCU Is Doing What It CAN to End Hunger

Infinity FCU joined the United Way of Greater Portland at its Annual United We CAN Sculpture Contest and Food Drive. The event invites area businesses to construct sculptures made of canned goods. Following the event, Wayside Food Programs distributed the cans to area food pantries in Cumberland County.

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Trademark FCU Announces Several Promotions

Trademark FCU is pleased to announce the promotions of several employees at their Augusta and Scarborough branches.

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NCUA Holds September Board Meeting & Adopts New Payday Alternative Loan Rule

The NCUA Board held its eighth open meeting of 2019 on September 19 and approved three items including a final rule allowing federal credit unions to offer an additional payday alternative loan option to members.

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Evolve to Satisfy Changing Consumer Tastes

CUNA Mutual Group’s Susan Sachatello discusses how credit unions should evolve to engage consumers and meet their ever-changing behaviors by sharing four key themes to keep in mind.

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Job Opportunities

To post or remove a position, please email Jen Burke at jburke@mainecul.org. Lending

Management Member Services

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September 24
BSA Conference
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September 24
Certified Teller Day 3 & 4 and Graduation
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September 24
Mitigating a Data Breach: Forensics & Incident Response
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September 25
Hiring in the Digital Age: What Every HR Manager Needs to Know About Social Media
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September 26
Supervisor University – Managing Employees 102
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September 26
What Directors Should Know About CECL, ALLL & the New Credit Impairment Standards
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October 1
2019 Management Roundtable
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October 2
New BSA Officer Training Part 1: Compliance, Risk Assessment, CTRs, Exemptions, Forms & Regulator Expectations
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October 3
SAR Hot Spots & New Guidance: Email Compromise, Hemp, Elder Abuse & More
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Editor:
Jen Burke
Public Affairs and
Communications Manager
jburke@mainecul.org


Weekly Update is written by the Maine Credit Union League.

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