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Ten Maine Credit Unions Recognized For Service To Community, Members & Financial Education Initiatives

Published: July 12, 2013

Recently, ten Maine credit unions were recognized with a record nineteen awards as the 2013 honorees of the Dora Maxwell Social Responsibility Community Services Awards, the Louise Herring Philosophy In Action Member Service Awards, and the Desjardins Youth and Adult Financial Education Awards. The state awards were presented at the Maine Credit Union League's Annual Meeting & Convention in Portland. The Awards are part of a national awards program coordinated by the Credit Union National Association. Read More...


Handful Of Maine CUs Welcome New CEOs

Published: July 8, 2013

Over the past two months, with the retirement of long-time CEOs, five Maine credit unions have welcomed new leaders including Changing Season FCU in Hampden; Midcoast FCU in Bath; NorState FCU in Madawaska; Gardiner FCU in Gardiner; and York County FCU in Sanford. All five new President/CEOs have significant credit union. Read More...


Franklin-Somerset FCU & Infinity FCU Join Maine’s Largest Surcharge-Free ATM Network, Bringing Total Locations to Nearly 230!

Published: July 1, 2013

Maine Credit Union League is pleased to announce that as of July 1, 2013, Franklin-Somerset FCU and Infinity FCU will become a part of the SURF Surcharge-Free ATM Network. Read More...


Strong First Quarter For Maine Credit Unions; Membership Approaches 630,000 Members

Published: June 26, 2013

Assets, shares and membership at Maine credit unions continue to surge. According to first quarter statistics provided by the Maine Credit Union League for Maine's 61 credit unions, combined total assets at Maine credit unions topped $6 billion for the first time, up nearly 3% over year-end, while deposits grew to $5.2 billion, an increase of close to 4% in three months. Finally, membership at Maine credit unions continues to experience strong growth reaching a new high of 629,000 members, reflecting the addition of almost 4,000 new members since the end of the year. Read More...


New Young & Free Maine Spokester Announced

Published: June 21, 2013

After a search that drew applicants from 18 to 25 year-olds from throughout the state, one has emerged victorious in her pursuit of the ultimate prize-a dream job as the Young & Free Maine Spokester. Lauren Reeves, a 21-year-old from Windham, is the winner of the third Young & Free Maine spokesperson job search! Read More...


Nearly 800 Turnout To Help Celebrate Maine Credit Union League’s 75th Annual Meeting & Convention

Published: June 18, 2013

A turnout of nearly 800 people attended the Maine Credit Union League's 75th Annual Meeting & Convention June 14-15, at the Holiday Inn by the Bay in Portland. Perhaps, even more impressive is the fact that 57 of Maine's 61 credit unions were represented at this year's event. Read More...


Maine Credit Union League Unveils New Logo

Published: June 17, 2013

After spending part of its milestone Annual Meeting reflecting and honoring its past and heritage, the Maine Credit Union League concluded its 75th Annual Delegates' Meeting by unveiling a new logo that "puts the focus on the next 75 years." Read More...


Past, Present and Future Set To Connect At League’s 75th Annual Meeting

Published: June 10, 2013

On Friday, June 14th, the Maine Credit Union League will host its 75th Annual Delegates' Meeting at the Holiday Inn by the Bay in Portland. The Meeting is part of the League's 75th Anniversary Meeting and Convention, which takes place June 14th and 15th. Read More...


Finalists To Be Maine’s Next Young & Free Spokester Named

Published: June 7, 2013

Because the scores of four of the candidates interviewed to be the next Young & Free Maine Spokester were nearly identical, this year's voting phase features a final four, a departure from the final three in the first and second year of the program. Voting takes place June 7 through June 18 at 3:00 p.m. Read More...


A+ Work! League, Maine CUs Capture National Financial Education Awards

Published: June 3, 2013

For once again taking a leadership role in youth financial education efforts in Maine, and for the carry-over effect on building awareness of youth financial education nationally, the Maine Credit Union League and Maine's credit unions were presented with the national 2012 Desjardins Financial Education Award at a special ceremony in Washington, D.C. Read More...