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  • Texas Trust launches virtual financial wellness webinars

    Jan 20, 2021
    Keeping in line with its mission to help Texas consumers build brighter financial futures, Texas Trust Credit Union is launching a virtual financial wellness program. The True Dollar web series will be simulcast on Facebook live from noon to 1 p.m. the second Tuesday of each month throughout 2021.
  • 2021 CUNA GAC: The national advocacy event of the year

    Jan 20, 2021
    Are you registered for the national advocacy event of the year? The virtual 2021 CUNA Governmental Affairs Conference will be held March 2–4 and delivered in real time via a full-featured, interactive digital platform.
  • Election results announced for 2021 Asset Category At-Large Directors

    Jan 20, 2021
    The Cornerstone League board of directors election for the Asset Category At-Large Director positions has closed, and the following candidates have been elected for three-year terms.
  • Register for IMPACT Virtual! and save with early bird rate

    Jan 20, 2021
    Registration is now open for the Cornerstone League IMPACT Virtual!, April 8-9. Register today and save $100 with the early bird rate. Members are also encouraged to sign up for the Cornerstone Foundation 24th Annual Golf Tournament, occurring on April 7.
  • Cornerstone Foundation awarded 160K in disaster funds in 2020

    Jan 20, 2021
    In 2020, the Cornerstone Foundation granted $160,125 in disaster relief funds to credit union employees and volunteers in the Cornerstone region, aiding in the recovery from hurricanes, tropical storms, ice storms, house fires, and wind and hail storms.
  • Keep your regulatory guard up

    Jan 20, 2021
    COVID-19 will continue to impact the way credit unions conduct business for months—if not years—to come. Effectively navigating an environment of lower interest rates, reduced revenue opportunities, and the added logistics and costs of providing safe working and service environments due to the pandemic will be critical to maintaining healthy performance results.
  • Keeping you informed on League and Foundation news

    Jan 20, 2021
    In this week’s edition of the Leaguer, we provide you with the latest League and Foundation news with stories on the election results for the 2021 Asset Category At-Large Directors, disaster relief grants awarded in 2020, and registration information for three important events: the virtual 2021 CUNA GAC, IMPACT Virtual!, and the Foundation 24th Annual Golf Tournament.
  • Neches FCU promotes five employees

    Jan 20, 2021
    Neches Federal Credit Union promoted five employees. Jacob Devillier now serves as AVP of operational support/product and service development; Maegan Gay has been promoted to head teller/ITM specialist; Deanna Griggs is now a front-line supervisor; Jacey Rossi now serves as a web loan officer; and Roxanne Sasser has been promoted to compliance officer.
  • Energy Capital CU promotes senior leaders

    Jan 20, 2021
    Energy Capital Credit Union has promoted three employees to senior management positions. Corey Cunningham now serves as the chief financial officer; DJ Contreras was promoted to vice president of member services; and Deana Price is now vice president of human resources.
  • Alcoa Community FCU employees donate to Boys & Girls Club

    Jan 20, 2021
    On Jan. 6, employees at Alcoa Community Federal Credit Union presented Emmy Rogers, resource development director for the Boys & Girls Club of Saline County, with a check for $1,182.50. The Boys & Girls Club was one of two charities employees supported in 2020.
  • Employees recognized for outstanding efforts in 2020

    Jan 13, 2021
    Two employees at Cornerstone were recently recognized for their outstanding efforts in 2020.
  • Staff training provides focus, insight on boundaries and bias

    Jan 13, 2021
    The Cornerstone League kicked off the year with an all-staff meeting held Jan. 4-5. President/CEO Caroline Willard opened the training, sharing some thoughts and accomplishments from 2020.
  • Early bird deadline right around the corner for Pinnacle Awards

    Jan 13, 2021
    Don’t delay. With the Jan. 29 early bird deadline coming up quickly, it’s time to submit entries for the 2021 Pinnacle Awards.
  • Handling stimulus payments, increasing focus, and recognizing employees

    Jan 13, 2021
    This issue of the Leaguer contains important information on how to handle stimulus payments. It also includes recognition from our all-staff training and insights on feeding your focus, as well as examples of credit unions demonstrating the “people helping people” philosophy.
  • Education First FCU announces selection of chief financial officer

    Jan 13, 2021
    Education First Federal Credit Union in Beaumont, Texas, announced the appointment of Bruce Clark as its chief financial officer.
  • TruService Community FCU rolls out 90-day financial fitness program

    Jan 13, 2021
    To help members who don’t have credit or those who need to reestablish it, TruService Community Federal Credit Union, based in Little Rock, Ark., is kicking off TruStart, a 90-day financial fitness program.
  • To offset or not to offset? Handling the latest round of stimulus payments

    Jan 12, 2021
    With the passage of HR 133, credit unions will see (and most already are seeing) a rash of new deposits in their members’ accounts from the U.S. Treasury Department. The question is, are these protected funds?
  • 3 ways credit unions can help members with new stimulus payments

    Jan 12, 2021
    As the second round of economic impact (stimulus) payments begins rolling out, we want to provide some advice for credit unions on how to best help their members.
  • Texas Trust donates 25K to feed the hungry in three communities

    Jan 12, 2021
    With the pandemic making hunger an urgent need to address, Texas Trust Credit Union, headquartered in Arlington, Texas, recently donated $25,000 to three charities that provide food for the hungry.
  • Neighborhood CU’s annual prize savings delivery goes virtual

    Jan 12, 2021
    As it has for 13 years in a row, Neighborhood Credit Union surprised one of its members last week with a $49,999 grand prize to kick off the new year as a reward for good savings habits in her Prize Savings Account.

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