Maine Credit Union League Weekly Update

Volume 29  •  Issue 4  •  January 24, 2020  •  
Atlantic FCU President Roger Sirois Retires

After more than 30 years of dedicated service, Roger Sirois is retiring as President of Atlantic Federal Credit Union.  He leaves the credit union in a position of strength to successfully serve the growing membership needs of more than 49,000 Mainers.

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Fraudulent Bills in Shared Branching Network

Earlier this week, a counterfeit $10 bill was discovered in a large deposit from a shared branching account in Southern Maine. While the bill looks real, there are some key discrepancies.

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Volunteer Opportunities Await at Junior Achievement of Maine

Junior Achievement of Maine provides financial education to elementary, middle, and high school students across the state and is looking for volunteers. Would you be interested in lending your time and financial expertise to help support this great organization?

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CFPB Accepting Applications for Advisory Committees

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau is currently accepting applications for four advisory committees: the Consumer Advisory Board, the Community Bank Advisory Council, the Credit Union Advisory Council, and the Academic Research Council.

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Bangor Federal Donates Clothing to Two Area Organizations

Bangor Federal understands how challenging the cold winter months can be for many local families. To help, staff have been collecting hats, mittens, coats, gently used clothing, and other items for those in need, and on January 21, delivered these goods to two worthy organizations.

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Town & Country FCU Announces Two New Hires

Town & Country Federal Credit Union has announced two new hires for newly-created positions. Daniel Funk will serve as the credit union’s Senior Project Manager and Tara Hill will serve as the Director of Community Development.

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An All-Weather Trademark FCU Crew Gets Down to Work

Progress continues on Trademark FCU’s newest branch in South Portland. Despite some snowy weather, a team of Trademark FCU board members and employees laced up their boots, fit hardhats over their knit caps, and inspected the progress onsite recently in South Portland.

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Six Creative Gen Z Marketing Strategies for Financial Institutions

Gen Zers are beginning to surpass Millennials as the most-studied generation. The Financial Brand explores how these insights are assisting credit unions in shaping their messaging, products, and capabilities as this distinctive generation comes of age.
 

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Tickets Are On Sale For Ending Hunger Night at the Mariners

March 14 is Ending Hunger night at the Maine Mariners and we need your help to promote this special event, which will directly benefit the Campaign for Ending Hunger.

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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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January 28, 2020
Governance for Volunteers
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January 29, 2020
Advanced Issues in Dormant Accounts, Unclaimed Property & Escheatment
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January 30, 2020
Deposit Account Series: UCC 3 & 4 Check Issues: Stop Payments, Postdated, Stale-Dated & Endorsements
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February 4, 2020
Action Plan for Reg CC Rule Changes Effective July 1, 2020
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February 4, 2020
Annual Campaign for Ending Hunger Celebration Luncheon
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February 5, 2020
ACH Tax Refunds: Exceptions, Posting & Liabilities
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February 6, 2020
Diversity Self-Assessment: Regulatory Guidance & Best Practices
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February 7, 2020
 Effective Time Mastery: Working Smarter, Not Harder
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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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