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San Antonio CU Leaders Meet with Lawmakers
November 24, 2015

San Antonio credit union leaders met with Sen. Jose Menendez and Rep. Trey Martinez Fischer recently at SACU's headquarters. The meetings provided an opportunity to discuss issues impacting credit unions and the local community.

Coastal Community Stewards Little Free Library
Coastal Community Becomes Steward of Little Free Library
November 24, 2015

Coastal Community Federal Credit Union shared its excitement about becoming a steward for the Little Free Library, Charter Number 30261, on behalf of their neighbors and their community.

Generations FCU Chief Operating Officer Retires After 44 Years
November 24, 2015

Generations Federal Credit Union recently celebrated outgoing Chief Operating Officer Christine Voigt for her 44 years of service to the credit union and the industry. 

NCUA May Return to 18-Month Exam Cycle
November 24, 2015

National Credit Union Administration Chair Debbie Matz, during open board meeting discussion of the agency's 2016-2017 annual performance plan, indicated that the federal regulator may return to an 18-month examination cycle in the future.

World Council Takes Tech, Growth Strategies to Latin America
November 24, 2015

Nearly 200 credit union professionals from Latin America convened last week for a technical workshop in Cartagena, Colombia, to explore payment trends and innovative initiatives to engage more young members. 

Juntos Avanzamos Arrives in California
November 24, 2015

On Nov. 16, the California credit union movement made its first public entrance into Juntos Avanzamos (Together We Advance), a community development initiative whose leaders are helping credit unions become the preferred financial resource for local organizations serving underserved Hispanic immigrants.

CUNA Mutual Holiday Giving for Financial Literacy via Social Media
November 24, 2015

CUNA Mutual Group is launching #CUGiveBack, a holiday giving campaign to support the National Credit Union Foundation. The company will donate $5 (up to a total of $10,000) to the Foundation for every photo or video showing holiday giving or volunteering that’s shared with the company through Twitter, Instagram, or Facebook, now through Dec. 31.

Oklahoma CUs Welcome Rep. Lucas
Oklahoma CUs Welcome U.S. Rep. Lucas
November 23, 2015

On Nov. 13, Oklahoma credit union CEOs welcomed Fourth District Congressman Frank Lucas (R) at the Credit Union House. Lucas is a senior member on the House Committee on Financial Services, serves on the House Committee on Agriculture, and is vice chair of the House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology.

Smart Financial Awards
Smart Financial Foundation Bestows Lifetime Achievement & Community Impact Awards
November 23, 2015

Community members, local businesses, and civic leaders gathered for the inaugural Smart Financial Foundation Fall Luncheon on Oct. 30 at the Junior League of Houston. The luncheon celebrated the achievements of two individuals who exemplify the Smart Foundation’s mission to change lives, improve communities, and achieve dreams: Dick Ensweiler, CEO of Cornerstone Credit Union League, and Dee Koch, director of engagement for the George Foundation. 

Reg Relief Bills Approved, Await Full House Action
November 23, 2015

CUNA-backed regulatory relief bills were approved last week in the House after a two-day markup. These are bills that CUNA and the state credit union leagues continue to advocate for as they await full House action.  

House Votes Yes on Mortgage QMs
November 23, 2015

The U.S. House approved a bill Wednesday that would allow credit unions and other lenders to treat mortgages held in portfolio as qualified mortgages (QM) for purposes of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau’s mortgage lending rules. The vote was 255-174.

Date Event Location
12/2/2015 - 12/3/2015 IRA Seminars Little Rock, AR
12/7/2015 Fort Worth Chapter Holiday Party Fort Worth, TX
12/8/2015 Green Country Chapter Bowling Tournament Tulsa, OK
12/8/2015 Central Texas Holiday Gathering Waco, TX
12/10/2015 Greater Oklahoma Chapter Meeting Oklahoma City, OK
12/16/2015 Building Blocks of Excel: Part II Webinar Online
2/9/2016 - 2/10/2016 IRA Seminars Houston, TX
2/11/2016 Compliance Review Seminar Houston, TX
2/16/2016 - 2/17/2016 Mortgage Lending Seminars Dallas, TX
2/18/2016 CEO Roundtable Dallas, TX
2/21/2016 - 2/25/2016 CUNA GAC Washington D.C.
2/23/2016 - 2/24/2016 Bankruptcy & Collections Seminars Dallas, TX