In This Week's Leaguer

Posted: Nov 17, 2021 | Author:

Heads up! Cornerstone League will not produce a Leaguer next week, due to office closure and observance of the Thanksgiving holidays. We will resume the Leaguer on Dec. 2.

We’re pleased to roll out a new episode of the Cornerstone League Podcast where host Tanya Dittberner interviews Cornerstone League Associate Regulatory and Compliance Counsel Nathan Behncke on the basics of crypto, blockchain technology, and decentralized finance.

Cornerstone recently marked the 40-year anniversary of employee Janine “Momma J” McBee. See how McBee stood the test of time. Also celebrating Momma J’s 40 years, see how the SMCS Alumni Association has recognized her contributions.

Time to update your Project Zip Code software and upload the relevant member and constituent data in advance of legislative meetings like the CUNA Governmental Affairs Conference. 

Be part of the cooperative spirit in action! Ensure you’re making a payroll deduction to the Cornerstone Foundation to help others without affecting your budget and with the confidence that your dollars will be well spent in your credit union communities.

Texas Credit Union Commission has voted in favor of adopting proposed changes to its Field of Membership rule to remove the definition of “local service area” and related physical office requirement. Get all the details.

A judicial panel has consolidated 34 lawsuits challenging the Biden administration’s workplace COVID-19 vaccination rule in the 6th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals. Find out what this means for your credit union.

CFPB has announced a return to enforcement of critical protections for homeowners as the majority of more than one million remaining COVID-19 forbearances are expected to end before the end of the year.

New research reveals that cost-conscious consumers are moving to digital auto refinancing. Find out what the new research means for your credit union, thanks to our friends at CUNA Mutual Group.

In our continuing series recognizing Cornerstone-member credit unions that have won the regional community service awards, we highlight American Airlines Credit Union, which won second place for Desjardins Adult Financial Education.

Congratulations to Alcoa Community Federal Credit Union President/CEO Steve Brown who has been appointed to represent Arkansas credit unions on the State Treasurer’s Financial Education Commission.

Several Cornerstone members were among the winning credit unions regionally and then moved on to win a national award. We’re looking at you, GECU and Southwest 66 Credit Union!

Texas Trust Credit Union has named a new chief financial officer, and the credit union raised $11,862 for the North Texas Food Bank’s virtual peanut butter drive.

More than 50 children with life-threatening illnesses experienced the fun of Halloween at a special Trunk or Treat event hosted by Texans Credit Union in Richardson.

United Texas Credit Union has announced a new VP business relationship manager for its Fort Worth market.

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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