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ICUL Service Corp. announces Discover Orange Bowl winners

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NAPERVILLE, Ill. (1/6/12)--The Illinois Credit Union League Service Corporation (LSC) and Discover Financial Service recently partnered to offer a credit-card cross-selling contest for credit union employees. Eight winners have been announced.

The Illinois Credit Union League Service Corp. and Discover Financial Service recently sponsored the Discover Orange Bowl Employee Sales Contest, a cross-selling contest for credit union employees. Kristi Lockhart, left, business development manager, Discover Network, congratulates Connie Aldrich, branch supervisor for Potelco United CU, Inkhom, Idaho, who was the grand-prize winner of the contest. (Photo provided by Illinois Credit Union League)
Connie Aldrich, branch supervisor for Potelco United CU, Inkhom, Idaho, was the grand-prize winner of the Discover Orange Bowl Employee Sales Contest. Aldrich received a three-day/two-night trip for two to attend the Orange Bowl, which took place Wednesday.

"What motivated me was offering the best credit card service to our members and helping them with their new Discover card," said Aldrich. 

Aldrich was also one of the eight first prize winners awarded $300 each through a random drawing. Other first-prize winners included:

  • Sandy Patterson, C&O United CU, Edgewood, Ky.;
  • Bernice Cook, Potelco United CU;
  • Amanda Peterson, Potelco United CU;
  • Jean Taylor, Everyone's FCU, Tucumcari, N.M.;
  • Heather Sanchez, Everyone's FCU;
  • Rhonda Litt, Spirit of America CU, Lincoln, Neb.; and
  • Parese Hall, Maroon Financial CU, Chicago.
"It was a great opportunity to be knowledgeable about the products we are offering and what was the best fit for the member," Hall said. 

LSC offers Discover programs designed to help credit unions compete in the credit market.

2012 Discovery Webinar Series scheduled

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MADISON, Wis. (1/6/12)--Ed Meier, senior portfolio manager of MEMBERS Capital Advisors, will explore the fixed-income markets and discuss the future of the bond market during CUNA Mutual Group's first Discovery Webinar of 2012, "Fixed Income Markets in 2012: Implications of a Political Stalemate," at 12:15 p.m. (CT) Jan. 18.   

Other 2012 Discovery events and CUNA Mutual's presenters include:

  • Jan. 25--Equity Markets: Risk, Safety & Opportunity, presented by Jay Sekelsky;
  • March 14--Simplify Human Capital Management, presented by David Martin;
  • March 28--Firmly Balanced on the Edge: An Economic Update, presented by Dave Colby;
  • April 11--Mobile Lending: The Trends and Issues Impacting Your Credit Union, presented by John Putman;
  • April 18--Regulatory Compliance Update, presented by Bill Klewin;
  • May 2--Mobile Financial Services: The New Frontier, presented by Ann Davidson;
  • May 23--Member Business Lending: Get the Volume Without the Noise, presented by Brad Mundine;
  • June 17-20--Seventeen Discovery sessions will be offered at the Credit Union National Association's America's Credit Union Conference in San Diego; and
  • Oct. 9--Third Annual Online Discovery Conference.