Maine Credit Union League Weekly Update

Volume 30  •  Issue 38  •  September 24, 2021

Your CU Can Participate in the Take a Chance to End Hunger Raffle
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Football season is here and Patriots fans across New England are gearing up for what we hope will be a winning season with a new QB at the helm! Given the excitement surrounding our beloved team, the League is coordinating a statewide Take a Chance raffle with proceeds benefiting the Campaign for Ending Hunger. Your credit union can participate and raise money toward your 2021 Ending Hunger fundraising results.

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CU Marketing Council to Host Last Virtual Workshop of 2021
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The Maine CU Marketing Council will be hosting a virtual lunch and learn session on Tuesday, October 19, from 11:30 am-12:30 pm featuring Marnie Grumbach, Emily Broadbent, and Becky Gauthier of fluent imc, an integrated marketing communications agency. This event will be the last workshop held this year.

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TruChoice FCU and Blue Cross Blue Shield of Maine Employees FCU Announce Plans to Merge
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TruChoice FCU and Blue Cross Blue Shield of Maine Employees (BCBSME) FCU have announced their intent to merge, subject to NCUA and member approval. It is anticipated that the proposed merger will occur in early 2022.

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Atlantic FCU Announces Foundation
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Atlantic FCU has announced the creation of the Atlantic Foundation. The mission of the new Atlantic Foundation is to help strengthen, support, and promote the common good in the communities served by the credit union.

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Evergreen CU Renovates Its South Portland Branch
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Evergreen CU recently celebrated the completion of significant renovations to its branch on Broadway in South Portland. The five-month project included the addition of a new exterior leading to a larger entryway into a redesigned interior. These additions, plus new technology, were installed to improve their members’ banking experience.

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CUs Encouraged to Promote Virtual Financial Fitness Fairs This Fall
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Amid rising COVID-19 numbers and the uncertainty of in-person teaching opportunities, Maine credit unions are encouraged to offer the new Virtual Financial Fitness Fair to their local schools this fall. The virtual fair was launched in April and utilizes Google Classroom, making it easily accessible for students following an in-person, hybrid, or remote learning model.

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Registration Is Open for the 2022 CUNA GAC
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CUNA is holding its annual Governmental Affairs Conference (GAC) in-person in 2022 and registration is now open! You can join your credit union colleagues in Washington, DC, February 27-March 3, to share the credit union difference with lawmakers and advocate for the financial well-being of more than 120 million people.

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NCUA MDI Mentoring Grant Round Reopens 10/11
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Federally insured credit unions with both the minority depository institution and low-income designations are eligible to apply for the National Credit Union Administration’s MDI mentoring grants between October 11 and October 29.

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InfoSight eNewsletter
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Topics in this week’s edition include:

  • Webinar – Money Laundering from Environmental Crime
  • Treasury Acts to Counter Ransomware
  • OFAC Releases Advisory on Ransomware Payments
  • FinCEN SAR Guidance Regarding Child Exploitation
  • NCUA Pilots Post-Examination Survey
InfoSight is FREE to League CU employees as a benefit to membership and provides state and federal compliance and operations resources. Information on InfoSight, including overviews of state regulations, are reviewed annually by compliance professionals across the country, including the League’s own Compliance team. Request your login today.

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