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CU System briefs (07/21/2014)
  • LANSING, Mich. (7/21/14)-- Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder bestowed the 2014 Corporate Community Leader award on American 1 CU, Jackson, Mich., with $272 million in assets. The award, one of the Governor's Service awards, honors businesses that demonstrate excellent corporate citizenship by giving back to their community ( Monitor July 17). In 2013, American 1 CU's donations and sponsorships totaled more than $100,000, and it hosted 12 annual events, the proceeds from which go to local nonprofits. The credit union also offers a scholarship program for high school seniors in which credit union members donate $25 to skip one month's loan payment. Last year, 15 $1,000 scholarships were awarded to local students. Snyder, second from left, presents the Corporate Community Leader award to board member Terry Krieg, with Mary Culler, director of governmental affairs, Ford Motor Co., left, and Carolyn Bloodworth, board chair, Michigan Community Service Commission, flanking Snyder and Krieg (Michigan Credit Union League Photo) ...
     
  • ST. PAUL, Minn. (7/21/14)-- The Minnesota Credit Union Network is offering young credit union professionals an opportunity to crash its Fall Leadership Conference Sept. 5-7 in Brainerd ( The Pulse July 16). Members of the league's Crew-- a group of credit union professionals under age 35--will receive an exclusive discounted package, while a limited number will receive a complimentary conference registration ...


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