ST. LOUIS (8/19/11)--The Missouri Credit Union Association is hosting the first Crash Missouri “outside but alongside” the 2011 Missouri and Oklahoma Credit Union Convention & Exposition, Sept. 20-22 in Branson, Mo. The crash event will be hosted by Brandon Michaels, chief financial officer of Mazuma FCU, Kansas City, and Laura Eblen, branch manager of Central Missouri Community CU, Warrensburg, (The Missouri Difference Aug. 16). Crash Missouri is looking for young credit union professionals from Missouri and Oklahoma to attend the event. Applications are due Aug. 26. The Crash Network is a grassroots organization of more than 150 young credit union professionals that seeks to catalyze the industry through meet-ups, mentorships, online collaboration and development projects.