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You still have time! Hike the Hill takes place in Washington, DC, on June 22–24, and that means you still have time to take advantage of this annual opportunity. The credit union movement needs your participation to make our advocacy efforts a success for all credit unions.
This year's agenda includes not only a legislative day but also a day focused on regulatory related issues. As credit unions continue to struggle with increasing regulatory burdens, this event provides the perfect opportunity to speak up and let your collective voices be heard with the agencies that regulate us. We intend to meet with NCUA, CFPB, and other agencies.
The CFPB's Gary Stein will speak to visiting credit unions regarding the overdraft project; and Ricky Alwine, supervisory special agent in the FBI Cyber Division, Major Cyber Crimes Unit will speak on cybercrime.
While there is no fee to attend Hike the Hill, we ask that you please visit the Cornerstone League website to register for the event.
If you have questions about this event, contact Gretchen Ziegler at (469) 385-6484 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
CUNA and Cornerstone have been urging Congress to address the data security breach issue, and now they are finally beginning to take action. We must take advantage of this new position we've attained and amp up the pressure so Congress doesn't drop the ball.
The effort is intended to activate all credit unions in an urgent grassroots campaign that will impact policy on a national level when we deliver the strong message to Congress: "Stop the Data Breaches."
Here's how your chapter can take action and be part of this nationwide effort today:
Chapter Leaders, Resources is giving $1 for every person in your chapter who updates his/her profile on the Cornerstone League website.
Since the profile update campaign began on April 1, more than 1020 people have updated their individual profiles. That translates to $1020 that will go to the chapters in which those individuals belong.
Talk about this campaign in your chapter meetings and get every credit union to participate by having their staff update their profile.
Why would you want to update your profile?
Cornerstone Credit Union League and Credit Union Resources want to enhance your membership experience and provide you with more relevant information. Help us target the messages you receive so you get the communications you want and avert those you don't want.
The process for updating our profile is quick and easy. Here's how:
The Profile Update Campaign runs through September 4. Profile progress reports will be emailed to chapter leaders periodically. Results will be announced at the Leadership Conference in September.
Are you feeling lucky today? If so, your odds of winning a 2015 Ford Mustang through the Cornerstone Credit Union Foundation's Mustang Mania campaign are considerably better than winning the lottery!
Mustang Mania, launched at the League Annual Meeting, offers an incredible opportunity for YOU to support the Foundation's three main initiatives: financial education programs for youth and adults, professional development for credit union staff and volunteers, and disaster relief for credit union staff when disaster strikes.
The Foundation is thrilled to announce that at the League's Leadership Conference and Expo in September they will be giving away a 2015 Red Ford Mustang, provided in part by Sam Pack's Five Star Ford.
Chances to win are $35 each, or three for $100, and only 3,000 tickets will be sold. The odds are absolutely in your favor. The drawing will be held on September 10, and the winner does not need to be present to win. The winner will be responsible for tax, title, and license fees.
Tickets will be available at various events in the Cornerstone region or to purchase today, please contact the Foundation staff. To view a list of events where tickets will be available and to learn more about the Foundation's initiatives, please visit the Foundation's website, www.cscuf.coop. The winner will be announced at the League Leadership Conference on September 10.
Mark your calendars for the Foundation's Annual Golf Tournament on Wednesday, Sept. 9, at Canyon Springs Golf Course in San Antonio, held in conjunction with the 2015 Cornerstone Credit Union League Leadership Conference.
This year, more than ever, the Foundation needs your support. As one of its major fundraising efforts, the Foundation is seeking chapter and credit union sponsors for the event, as well as encouraging early registration to ensure a spot.
The Foundation is excited to announce that the tournament will go back to one shotgun start this year rather than two. Registration will begin at 10:30 a.m., with the shotgun start at 11:30 a.m. Brunch/lunch will be served prior to the tourney as well.
Interested in sponsorship opportunities?
Please visit the Foundation's website at www.cscuf.coop to view online registration and sponsorship information.
Cornerstone Credit Union League offers a convenient and cost-effective opportunity for asset/liability management (ALM) training in various locations within the Cornerstone region. The ALM Essentials Workshop and the ALM Implementation Workshop will be offered in Lubbock, McAllen, Port Arthur, Oklahoma City, Dallas, Little Rock, and now Tulsa.
Day One: ALM Essentials Workshop
The essentials ALM workshop is a full-day session designed for all credit union employees and board members who desire a better understanding of basic asset/liability management fundamentals. Some of the topics include:
Day Two: ALM Implementation Workshop
The advanced ALM workshop is a 5-hour session providing tools needed to implement an effective asset/liability management process in your credit union. It addresses these areas:
Led by ALM Resources VP Deborah Rightmire or OnBalance AVP Howard Bufe, these two-day workshops are excellent opportunities for management, staff, ALCO members, and board members to enhance their knowledge of asset/liability management.
Cornerstone Credit Union League offers a convenient and cost-effective opportunity for asset/liability management (ALM) training in various locations within the Cornerstone region. Select one of the following workshops in or near your city to register:
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Need Grant Assistance?
The Cornerstone Credit Union Foundation is accepting grant applications for League training events based on financial need. Applications must be received by application deadlines. Please visit the Foundation's website to view all grant applications, guidelines and deadlines. Contact Emily Moreno, foundation grants manager, at 469-385-6483 for more information.
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