In This Week's Leaguer

Posted: Oct 20, 2021 | Author: Cornerstone League

International Credit Union Day is our chance to celebrate the many ways credit unions help their members build financial health for a brighter tomorrow. I hope you’re celebrating with outreach on social media. #ICUDay

How better to celebrate Cyber Security Month than with a new Cornerstone Podcast episode featuring Cornerstone Resources’ cyber expert Idrees Rafiq? #BeCyberSmart Also on this episode, Cornerstone Foundation’s Courtney Moran. It’s a good one!

Cornerstone League is proud to contribute to Credit Unions for Kids and CMN hospitals. Now, celebrating 25 years, CU4Kids announces a new challenge. Find out how your credit union can participate and help children in greatest need.

When the weather gets chillier, we all get hungrier for heartwarming food. Cornerstone Foundation’s Cooking with Cornerstone has incredible recipes for the holidays and all year-long. Buy a cookbook today and give back to your Foundation’s disaster relief fund.

Cornerstone League advocates for international engagement with other credit unions and cultures around the world, and now we’ve launched a web page dedicated to sharing the good works and stories of credit union people from the region. Check it out.

The NCUA issued a warning that cybercriminals are targeting organizations that use popular cloud-based email services to conduct business email compromise scams. Credit unions can take steps to prevent this type of fraud. Find out more.

As we hit the 18-month mark of the pandemic, life insurance is experiencing a bit of a paradox. Find out what TruStage’s Kevin Cummer has to say about breaking down barriers to buying life insurance.

Congratulations go to Tinker Federal Credit Union after its triple win for the Desjardins Adult Financial Education Award, the Desjardins Youth Financial Education Award, and the Dora Maxwell Social Responsibility Community Service awards for the region.

Our good friend Gary Parker, of 1st University FCU, is stepping down from the Lending and Collections Council Executive Committee after serving for 20 years. But his fellow committee members couldn’t let him go without honoring his legacy.

Over the years, Oklahoma credit unions have raised a total of $4 million in support of two children’s hospitals in Oklahoma City and Tulsa, and all of it was through Credit Unions for Kids. This is the power of “people helping people.”

Greater Texas Credit Union held a grand opening for its new free-standing branch in downtown San Marcos and presented a $50,000 scholarship to a worthy recipient.

Thank you for reading and for your membership. We are here to serve and appreciate your feedback. Have a productive week.


Caroline Willard
Cornerstone League


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