Maine Credit Union League Weekly Update

Volume 28  •  Issue 44  •  November 1, 2019  •  
The Ending Hunger Walking & Awareness Tour Is Officially Underway

The annual Maine Credit Unions’ Ending Hunger Walking & Awareness Tour is officially underway. Throughout the next two months, advocate Brenda Davis will meet with every credit union chapter in the state and travel across Maine to call attention to the severity of hunger.

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More Can Be Done to Feed Hungry Children After School

More than 1.3 million children benefited from afterschool suppers according to the Food Research & Action Center. Four states, including Maine, increased the number of children participating in supper by more than 50 percent over 12 months, but more should be done to ensure low-income children have access to meals.

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Central Maine CU Supports Meals on Wheels

On October 23, Central Maine CU donated $2,000 to Meals on Wheels to support seniors living in the communities of Lewiston, Auburn, Lisbon, Sabattus, Greene, and Livermore Falls.

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Community CU Makes Multiple Donations to Help End Hunger

Community CU recently presented donations to several deserving organizations as part of the credit union’s commitment to ending hunger.

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Cumberland County FCU Raises Over $3,000 at Annual Bag Toss Tournament

Cumberland County FCU is pleased to announce it raised $3,829 at its annual Bag Toss Tournament held at the Italian Heritage Center last month. Proceeds from the event benefit the Campaign for Ending Hunger.

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Fraud Alert: Shared Branching Network

Fraudulent cashier’s checks are circulating within the Shared Branching network. The checks appear to be originating from Triangle Credit Union and Louisiana Federal Credit Union and are being generated as part of a Craigslist scam.

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Bill Would Enhance Federal Regulators’ Cybersecurity Programs

Earlier this week, CUNA wrote to House Financial Services Committee leadership to stress the importance of protecting personal information. The committee conducted a markup of several bills, including the CUNA-supported Cybersecurity and Financial System Resilience Act (H.R. 4458).

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Inmates at Windham Correctional Facility Receive Financial Education

On October 25, the York County Chapter of Credit Unions hosted a Financial Fitness Fair at the Maine Correctional Facility in Windham. The chapter has hosted nine fairs at the facility since 2014.

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New Federal Hemp Program Expected to Help Growing Maine Industry

The U.S. Department of Agriculture announced the creation of a federal hemp growing program, offering some new protection for Maine’s rapidly expanding hemp industry.

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Job Opportunities

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November 5
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November 5
Year-End Compliance Checklist
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November 6
Regulatory Compliance Conference Day 2
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November 6
Top 10 Compliance Mistakes in Advertising
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November 7
CU Professional – Communication 102
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November 12
Regulation E Series: Provisional Credit Under Reg E: Rules, Best Practices & FAQs
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November 13
2019 Legislative Forum
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November 13
Certified Teller, Part 3 & Graduation
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November 13
Closing or Changing Accounts for Consumers & Businesses
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November 14
Mortgage Lending Hot Spots Series: Critical Timing Requirements in the Mortgage Lending Lifecycle
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November 14
SU – Learning the Science Behind Relationships: Emotional Intelligence in the Workplace
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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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