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El Paso Chapter Back to School Drive
El Paso Chapter Donates 100 Pounds of Back-2-School Supplies
August 29, 2016

The El Paso Chapter of Credit Unions presented more than 100 pounds of Back-2-School supplies to Region 10/Child Protective Services, the Rainbow Room (501 Hawkins Blvd. in El Paso 79925). The Donation Drop-Off took place on Aug. 19.

Ruby Sue Clifton Scholarship Recipients
Six Greater Houston Area HS Seniors Receive Smart Financial Foundation Ruby Sue Clifton Scholarships
August 29, 2016

The Smart Financial Foundation, the philanthropic arm of Smart Financial Credit Union, is proud to announce that six local high school seniors from the Greater Houston Area have been awarded $2,500 Ruby Sue Clifton Scholarships.

Louisiana Flood Relief Donations Double Within a Week
August 29, 2016

The number of Louisiana credit union employees affected by statewide flooding has reached roughly 300, and the generosity of the credit union movement is matching the pace of the need. The National Credit Union Foundation reported that donations to nearly doubled—to more than $106,000—over the course of last week.

CU Modernization Bill Passes California State Assembly
August 29, 2016

A credit union modernization bill passed its last legislative hurdle Aug. 18 in the California State Assembly by a vote of 66-0.

Storyteller/Reporter Unwinds Economic Complexities
August 29, 2016

In the well-regarded 2016 Oscar-nominated film, The Big Short, director Adam McKay faced a hurdle as he told the tale of market conditions leading up to the Great Recession. The challenge: big money jargon.

T3 Roundtables
Calling All Trainers! You're Invited to T3!
August 29, 2016

Cornerstone is hosting a T3 (Train-the-Trainer) Roundtable workshop on Wednesday, Sept. 7, offering you a fantastic six hours of self-improvement. You spend so much time developing others, now it's your turn—give yourself the well-deserved gift of T3.

Bridge the Gap and Enhance Communication Channels at Leadership
August 29, 2016

No marketing executive ever wants to hear from their frontline staff, “What marketing campaign?” Creating the most savvy and attention-grabbing campaign will lose all value if it's not well communicated throughout the organization. Many of us make the mistake of assuming that the marketing pieces we worked so hard to distribute were reviewed and understood by our member-facing staff, the primary and most important connection our members have with us.

Cornerstone GAC Hosts Legislative Summit
August 26, 2016

The Cornerstone Advocacy Department and Governmental Affairs Committee (GAC) met in Houston Aug. 15-16 to conduct their biennial Legislative Summit. The Summit is conducted to determine the state and federal legislative priorities for Cornerstone credit unions.

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Mustang Mania Begins Countdown
August 26, 2016

Only 13 days left to get your Mustang Mania tickets for the drawing to win a brand-spanking-new, cherry red 2016 Ford Mustang, a gold and diamond ring, or a trip for two anywhere in the continental U.S. or Mexico. Let the countdown begin!

Animal Therapy Program
Fort Worth Chapter Raises $40k for CMN with Annual Bowl-a-Thon
August 26, 2016

The Fort Worth Chapter of Credit Union’s held its 7th annual Bowl-a-Thon benefiting Children’s Miracle Network and Cook Children’s Hospital on Aug. 9.

Bicameral Letter Addresses CFPB’s Arbitration Proposal
August 26, 2016

The chorus of congressional voices calling for credit union regulatory relief grew louder this week with a letter to the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau regarding the agency’s proposed rule on arbitration.

Date Event Location
8/29/2016 Same Day ACH Boot Camp Oklahoma City, OK
8/29/2016 South Central Arkansas Chapter Meeting Benton, AR
8/30/2016 El Paso Chapter Meeting El Paso, TX
9/1/2016 BizKid$ Entrepreneur Contest Informational Webinar Online
9/7/2016 T3 Roundtables San Antonio, TX
9/7/2016 Foundation Golf Tournament San Antonio, TX
9/8/2016 - 9/10/2016 Leadership Conference & Expo San Antonio, TX
9/13/2016 Amarillo Area Chapter Meeting Amarillo, TX
9/14/2016 Audio Conference: Subpoenas, Liens, and Levies -
9/15/2016 HR Roundtable Dallas, TX
9/20/2016 Small Credit Union Workshop Oklahoma City, OK
9/20/2016 - 9/21/2016 ALM Workshop Abilene, TX