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CURRENT Newsletter | September 9, 2022

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GROWTH Conference Next Week; Still Time to Register 

Next week, your League will host its inaugural GROWTH Conference in Virginia Beach (Sept. 14-16). This is a must-attend event for anyone responsible for driving growth and exceptional member experience at their credit union! Registration is still open for this event.  

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Quarterly Compliance Webinar Sept. 21 

Our quarterly compliance roundtable is set for Sept. 21. Compliance attorney Jay Spruill will cover the latest regulatory compliance issues and updates. This webinar is a dues-supported service and is free-of-charge for member credit unions.  

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Seminar Offers Overview of CU System, Financials & Philosophy 

On Sept. 22 in Richmond, your League will host a special seminar as part of our EMERGE Leadership Certification program. We will cover credit union financials, the structure of the credit union industry, our philosophy, and the importance of your role as a credit union advocate. Anyone can participate in this training, including your Board and Supervisory Committee members.  

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NOTE: This is the second module of our EMERGE Leadership Certification program, but anyone interested in this program is encouraged to register! Your League is offering the certification program to foster leadership skills in up-and-coming credit union professionals. The certification program consists of five core "modules" of training and educational sessions – the multi-day EMERGE Conference and four single-day events. You can register for the program at any point and each module is offered annually. 

Tidewater Chapter Donates $10,318 to CHKD 

The Tidewater Chapter donated $10,318.54 to Children's Hospital of the Kings Daughters, the Norfolk-based Children's Miracle Network Hospital. The Chapter raised the funds through its June charity golf tournament, with a matching contribution of $4,000 through the Co-op Miracle Match Program

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Women’s Leadership Conference Oct. 5-7 in New Orleans 

On Oct. 5-7 in New Orleans, your League will join its partner Leagues in TRGroup to offer our inaugural Womens Leadership Conference, which features two full days of education, programming and networking.  

Additional details available here

GWLN Virginia Sister Society Will Host Free Virtual Event Oct. 20 

The Virginia Sister Society of the Global Women’s Leadership Network will host a virtual event on Oct. 20. Titled “Making Herstory: Building Your Legacy,” program moderator Sarah Snell Cooke, of Cooke Consulting Solutions, will facilitate discussion for a panel comprised of women who will be part of the inaugural class of inductees into the HERSTORY exhibit at the America’s Credit Union Museum! Learn more about that here: acumuseum.org/herstory.html  

In addition to the panel discussion, this event will feature break-out discussions about building one’s own legacy, sharing of key takeaways from the breakouts, and a workshop about goal setting, leadership and taking action. This virtual event is free to attend. 

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Registration for League's CEO Forum Now Open 

While emerging credit unions face a host of challenges, they're also learning to navigate and thrive in today's demanding, hyper-competitive marketplace. 

Join us Oct. 18 for the League's CEO Forum, a special low-cost conference targeted to small- and mid-sized credit unions featuring industry experts and regulators addressing current opportunities and challenges. 

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Virtual IRA Training Set for Oct. 25-26 

Join the highly skilled trainers from Ascensus for virtual IRA Training on Oct. 25 & 26. Take advantage of both Essentials & Advanced sessions! Whether you are new to IRAs or an experienced administrator wanting an update, you'll find the training you need. 

Register (Our friends at the Mississippi Credit Union Association are hosting registration.) 

Register Now for Sept. 15 Webinar on Climate-Related Preparedness 

The National Credit Union Administration Office of Consumer Financial Protection is partnering with the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to host a webinar on Sept. 15, focused on how credit unions and their members can prepare for, and remain resilient in the face of, climate-related disasters. 

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