Maine Credit Union League Weekly Update

Volume 28  •  Issue 23  •  June 7, 2019  •  
Recognize the Signs: Elder Financial Abuse

This week, Jake Holmes, the League’s Financial Literacy and Outreach Coordinator, spent time with WGME 13’s Marissa Bodnar to talk about World Elder Abuse Awareness Month and how to spot the signs of elder financial abuse.

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Shared Branching Webinar Will Focus on Fraud Protection

With the recent rise in fraud taking place via Shared Branching across the country, it’s important to stay current on rules and regulations to mitigate your risk. To help, Synergent, your League’s service subsidiary, is hosting a complimentary webinar on June 12 at 1:30 PM on this important and timely topic.

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Young Professionals Network Advisory Group Plans Events for Coming Months

The Young Professionals Network (YPN) Advisory Group met this week to discuss topics for future events and strategize on ways to grow the network.

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Learn How the Bank Enterprise Award Program Could Benefit Your CU

The NCUA is hosting a webinar next week to discuss the benefits of the Bank Enterprise Award Program. Register today to attend the webinar, scheduled for June 12 at 2 PM, to learn more about this important program.

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Acadia FCU Announces Promotion & New Hire

At the start of 2019, Acadia FCU announced a plan for an internal reorganization to better align its management team with the institution’s strategic plan. During the ongoing effort to implement changes and new positions within Acadia FCU’s core management, Karen Daigle was promoted to Vice President of Operations and Katie Pelletier was brought on board as Vice President of Compliance.

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Bangor Chapter Supports Children’s Miracle Network

On May 23, the Bangor Chapter of CUs held their annual Children’s Miracle Network Dinner and Auction. This year’s event raised over $27,000!

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Town & Country FCU’s Rock the House Benefit Concert Raises $1,500 for Habitat of Greater Portland

Town & Country FCU raised $1,500 for Habitat of Greater Portland at its inaugural ‘Rock the House’ benefit concert at Thompson’s Point in Portland on June 1.

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How Sen. Warren’s Student Debt Cancellation Plan Would Affect First-Time Homebuyers

A new analysis examines Massachusetts Senator Elizabeth Warren’s proposal to eliminate up to $50,000 of student loan debt and the impact it could have on first-time homebuying.

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Culture Drives Strategic Execution

In this article, the Credit Union Times examines the importance of organizational culture and highlights how a leader’s communication, actions, and examples serve employees emotionally as well as intellectually.

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Job Opportunities

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

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UPCOMING EVENTS

June 10
Financial Literacy Fundamentals for New Directors: Financial Statements, Key Ratios & How to Monitor Your Credit Union
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June 11
Certified Teller One, Day One & Two
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June 12
Bankruptcy and Collections Conference
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June 13
Supervisor University – Coaching for Success
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June 18
Certified Teller, Part 3 & Graduation
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June 19
CU Professional – Communication and Professional Image
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June 20
Leadership: The Key to Maximizing Your Credit Union’s Success
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June 20
Supervisor University – Managing Employees 102
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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
Communications and
Outreach Manager
jburke@mainecul.org


Weekly Update is written by the Maine Credit Union League.

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