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CURRENT Newsletter | February 9, 2024


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IGNITE 2024 Keynote Speaker Announced: Personal Finance Columnist and Acclaimed Author Michelle Singletary

Your League is thrilled to announce Michelle Singletary as the Keynote for IGNITE | the League Annual Meeting 2024! Michelle is a personal finance columnist for The Washington Post and an acclaimed author. Her award-winning column, "The Color of Money," appears twice a week in newspapers across the country and is syndicated by The Washington Post News Service.

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League Plans March 4 Legislative Reception on Capitol Hill

Your League will host a Legislative Reception on March 4 in Washington, D.C. We have invited Virginia’s entire Congressional delegation as part of our Governmental Affairs Conference Hike the Hill efforts. Please note, however, that you do not need to be registered for the Governmental Affairs Conference to participate. All credit union advocates are welcome! Location: Rayburn House Office Building (Room 2168). Time: 3 p.m. until 5 p.m. Refreshments will be served. Please register here to aid us in planning.

REGular Blog: Big Banks Using the Credit Union Playbook - More Branches and a SEG Strategy?

A couple of banking news articles caught our eye this week because they highlighted a couple of big banks using some familiar strategies for those of us in the credit union world.

Essentials, Advanced IRA Training Set for Feb. 13-14 as Virtual Event

Your League is partnering with the Kentucky Credit Union League on virtual IRA workshops covering both essential and advanced IRA topics! Whether you are new to IRAs or an experienced administrator wanting an update, you'll find the training you need to serve your members' IRA needs. There’s still time to register!

Training Session on Employee Engagement, Inclusion Feb. 15

LAST CHANCE TO REGISTER IS FEB. 13: We'll examine the importance of fostering an inclusive mindset in the workplace and how that helps us grow as individuals and support others. An inclusive, engaged environment improves our ability to recruit and retain top talent; aids us in navigating conflict; and fosters innovative, high-performing, and highly productive organizations. Location: Richmond.

CU PolicyPro Training March 14

Join us and InfoSight on March 14 as we dive into the intricacies of CU PolicyPro and help you take full advantage of the features and resources available within the policy management system. This free webinar will teach you how to customize PolicyPro’s model content, best practices for formatting, and how to publish and distribute policies and procedures to your staff, board members, and examiners. New and experienced users will benefit from this training.

Credit Unions: Apply for Grants to Support Your Financial Education Initiatives; Deadline March 15

Through the generosity of Vizo Financial Corporate Credit Union, Virginia's credit unions can apply for grants that will fund financial education projects or programs. Up to $50,000 annually will be allocated to Virginia, provided the funds are utilized. Looking to start a financial education partnership with a local school? Need an age-appropriate curriculum? Need computer equipment or software licenses? All these items -- and more – would be eligible uses for the grant funds! Submit your grant application no later than March 15, 2024, to be considered.


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