Maine Credit Union League Weekly Update

Volume 29  •  Issue 47  •  November 20, 2020  •  
League Wins National CUNA Award; Community CU Receives Recognition

Maine is once again in the spotlight for excellence in financial education and outreach. Both the League and Community CU received CUNA awards recognition.

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Women’s Leadership Event Will Help CU Professionals Maintain Momentum

The League’s annual Women’s Leadership Conference is being held virtually on December 9 in cooperation with the Global Women’s Leadership Network. This timely event will explore topics to help credit union professionals achieve further success.

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Maine Legislature Elects New Leaders

Even though they won’t be officially sworn into office until December 2, the incoming legislators of the 130th Legislature already have begun their work. They have chosen their leaders for the upcoming Legislature.

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Pot Banking Could Get New Life on Toomey-Led Senate Panel

Senator Pat Toomey is expected to chair the Senate Banking Committee if his party maintains control, giving the industry new hope that Congress will enable credit unions and banks to serve legal cannabis businesses.

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Register Now for Webinar on NCUA’s Response to COVID-19

Federally insured credit unions can learn more about the National Credit Union Administration’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic by participating in a webinar hosted by the agency on December 3 at 1 pm.

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Teaching Children About Charitable Giving

When it comes to educating children about finances, parents also should focus their efforts on teaching kids about the value of donating and volunteering. Jake Holmes, the League’s Financial Literacy Outreach Coordinator, explores this topic in his latest blog.

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CU Marketing Council to Hold December Workshop

The Maine CU Marketing Council will hold its last virtual lunch and learn session of the year on December 2. The topic for the workshop is Marketing to Millennials and Gen Z.

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Atlantic FCU and Fork Food Lab Announce Scholarship Recipient

Atlantic FCU congratulates Tina Nop of Westbrook for receiving the 2020 Entrepreneurial Empowerment Scholarship.

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Richard Lipari Named NECU Vice President of Operations

Northeast Credit Union (NECU) is pleased to announce Richard Lipari as the new Vice President of Operations.

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Why Investment Services Are Crucial to Your Members

Frank Smith, the Director of Investment Solutions at CUNA Mutual Group, describes why he believes credit unions should offer investment services to members. He also provides best practices for building a successful strategy.

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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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November 23, 2020
Leading a Remote Workforce
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November 30, 2020
Handling Formal & Informal Trust Accounts: CIP, Documentation & Compliance
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December 1, 2020
Using Notary & Corporate Seals Accurately
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December 1, 2020
Maximizing the Virtual Collections Process
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December 2, 2020
Avoiding BSA Compliance Violations
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December 2, 2020
Maine Credit Union Marketing Council Lunch & Learn Workshop
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We will not be distributing Weekly Update next Friday, November 27.
Happy Thanksgiving!
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Register for any training or event online by using the Event Calendar link found under the Education Tab at www.mainecul.org

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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