CURRENT Newsletter | May 12, 2023
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CUs, League Meet with Rep. Jennifer Wexton
Credit union leaders from Northwest Federal Credit Union and Apple Federal Credit Union joined the League Thursday in a meeting with Congresswoman Jennifer Wexton (D-10) in her office in Washington, D.C. to highlight the impact of Virginia’s credit unions and ask for her support of the SAFE Banking Act.
CUs, League Meet With State Sen. Lionell Spruill
Credit union advocates from ABNB Federal Credit Union, BayPort Credit Union and your League today met with state Sen. Lionell Spruill (D-05) at an ABNB branch in Chesapeake.
As High School Graduations Near, CUs Can Lend a Helping Hand
Langley Federal Credit Union is assisting graduating high school students who can't afford to pay for their caps and gowns for graduation. "We think this is a wonderful idea and hope other credit unions will consider helping students in need in their own communities," said League President/CEO Carrie Hunt.
Just Added at IGNITE 2023: Education Session Will Highlight NCUA’s Central Liquidity Facility
Learn how the National Credit Union Administration’s Central Liquidity Facility works and how it can fit within your credit union’s broader liquidity risk-management program. Tim Dodds, vice president of the CLF, will offer a program at IGNITE on CLF membership and an overview of liquidity advances, including information on types and terms of advances, qualifications, and collateral requirements.
VACUPAC Wine-Tasting & Networking Lunch Set for May 24; Registration Deadline May 14
We’re pleased to announce a new private wine-tasting and networking event at IGNITE 2023 (hosted at the Williamsburg Winery), which will benefit the Virginia Credit Union Political Action Committee! Although this event is part of IGNITE 2023, you don’t need to be registered for IGNITE to attend the Lunch! VACUPAC is the non-partisan PAC of Virginia-based credit unions, which supports lawmakers and political candidates who support credit unions! Deadline to register is May 14. Sponsorship opportunities are available, as well … see below.
#iLoveMyCreditUnion Social Media Campaign Set for July 28
It's back! The third annual credit union social media blitz, the #ILoveMyCreditUnion initiative, is set to take place on July 28. We hope your credit union will participate!
Get Recognized for Your Good Works in Community Involvement, Financial Education and Member Service
Every credit union is engaged with its community at some level and your League and CUNA want to recognize and honor your good work through the Dora Maxwell Social Responsibility Community Service Award, Louise Herring Philosophy-in-Action Member Service Award, and the Desjardins Financial Education Awards. Deadline for award submissions is June 30, 2023.
In Other News…
- Tidewater Chapter Awards $19,500 in Education Scholarships
- EPN Networking Event at Precarious Beer Project May 24
- CU Directors: Registration Now Open for SE Regional Directors’ Conference
- Register Now for NCUA’s May 18 Webinar on Elder Financial Abuse
- CUNA Mutual Group Discovery Conference Set for Aug. 10