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Dreams Thrive Here! Governors in Ark., Okla., and Texas Declare 10/19 as Credit Union Day
Thursday, October 19, 2017 7:00 AM

Arkansas ICU Day Proclamation
International Credit Union Day in Arkansas proclamation with Gov. Asa Hutchinson. (L to R) Skeeter Brosius, Grassroots and Advocacy Manager, Arkansas Credit Union Association; Terry Tucker, Operations Manager, Pine FCU; Claudetta and Ron Harrod, Arkansas Credit Union Association Lobbyist; Gov. Asa Hutchinson; Vicky Salkeld, President, Arkansas Credit Union Association; Bobbie Threlkeld, President/CEO, Baptist Health FCU; Linda Jeffery, President/CEO, TruService Community FCU; and Linda Stanton, President/CEO, UP Arkansas FCU.

Cornerstone Wishes You a Happy Credit Union Day!

Every day, in America and around the world, millions of people are touched by credit unions. As not-for-profit financial cooperatives, credit unions are governed not by financial gain, but by an unwavering commitment to help people meet their financial goals so their dreams have a chance to thrive.

That's why governors from all three states in the Cornerstone region have made official proclamations declaring Oct. 19, 2017, as Credit Union Day in addition to International Credit Union Day. Gov. Mary Fallin in Oklahoma, Gov. Asa Hutchinson in Arkansas, and Gov. Greg Abbott in Texas have announced their support and acknowledged the many contributions of credit unions to the communities they serve.

The proclamations are a great way to show the public that credit unions are a strong economic and social force. This year's theme, "Dreams Thrive Here" emphasizes the distinct positive impact credit unions have on communities around the world. Following are the links to the proclamations.

Arkansas

Arkansas Proclamation

Oklahoma

Oklahoma Proclamation

Texas

Texas Proclamation

 
We hope you're celebrating this special day with your members and your community. And afterward, we'd love to hear about it, so please send your stories and pictures to kcockrill@cornerstoneleague.coop.