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With CU-Support, Radiothon From Children’s Hospital Raises Nearly $300,000

Published: March 15, 2013

Maine's credit unions' on-going commitment to community-service was evident during the recent Caring For Kids Radiothon in conjunction with 99.9 The Wolf, 107.5 Frank FM and The Barbara Bush Children's Hospital in Portland. As part of its partnership with the radio stations, Maine's credit unions were provided with the opportunity to support the event through the Maine Credit Unions' Phone Bank. The three-day event raised nearly $300,000 to help treat children and families at the hospital. Read More...


Maine CU Members Can Now Use 5,000 Shared Branch Locations Nationwide

Published: March 8, 2013

The convenience of credit unions just passed another milestone! The Credit Union Shared Branch Network recently added its 5,000th location nationwide. With more than 80% of Maine's credit unions belonging to the shared branch network, the continued growth of locations is great news for Maine CU members. In Maine, there are nearly 160 shared branch locations, close to three times as many branches as any single bank in Maine. Read More...


Memories From Past CU Leaders Part Of League’s 75th Anniversary Plans

Published: February 28, 2013

As preparations for the 75th Anniversary Meeting & Convention of the Maine Credit Union League continue in earnest, the League is reaching out to past credit union leaders and pioneers seeking their reflections and memories of the Maine CU Movement and their own involvement over the years. Many of these will be highlighted as part of the Convention to be held on June 14-15, at the Holiday Inn by the Bay in Portland. Read More...


Skosh is Young & Free Maine’s Sound Off Music Competition Winner

Published: February 19, 2013

After receiving nearly 40 talented entries, the winner of Young & Free Maine's Second Annual Sound Off Competition was decided at a live audition on February 15 at Main Street Studios in Bangor. Skosh was awarded the grand prize, with One Shot Nothing and Lauren Crosby coming in as 1st and 2nd runners up. Read More...


Maine’s Credit Unions Announce New Fundraising Record Of $471,744.19 For Ending Hunger In 2012

Published: February 13, 2013

On Wednesday, February 13, at South Portland's Marriot Hotel Ballroom, Maine's Credit Unions announced that the 2012 Maine CUs' Campaign for Ending Hunger was another record-setting year with $471,744.42 raised, nearly $25,000 more than last year's record. Through buying power, the funds will enable food pantries and hunger organizations to purchase nearly $7 million worth of food to help Maine's hungry. Read More...


Record Amount, Record Participation! The 19th Annual Swish-Out & Junior Swish-Out Childhood Cancer Challenge Dribbles To New Heights

Published: February 11, 2013

On Sunday, February 10, a record number of more than 300 players and 52 teams took to the court to help swish-out childhood cancer at the 19th Annual Swish-Out and Junior Swish-Out Childhood Cancer Challenge, held at USM in Gorham. Coordinated by Maine's credit unions, this year's Tournament raised a record-setting $28,525 for the Maine Children's Cancer Program. Read More...


League Meets With Maine Senate President, Speaker Of The House

Published: February 7, 2013

The Maine Credit Union League and Maine's credit unions received a warm reception from Maine's top legislative leaders, the Senate President and Speaker of the House, during separate meetings held recently at the State House in Augusta. Read More...


Voting In Young & Free Maine’s Sound Off Competition Is On

Published: January 30, 2013

Chances are one of the bands or musicians that entered the Young & Free Maine's second 'Sound Off' competition is playing your song. With the entry phase of the competition now complete, battle to become the next Young & Free Maine Sound Off Champion has begun and voting is underway! Read More...


2013 Marks 75th Anniversary Of Maine Credit Union League

Published: January 23, 2013

With the arrival of 2013, the year-long celebration of the 75th Anniversary of the Maine Credit Union League has officially begun. Read More...


Membership At Maine’s Credit Unions Reaches New High

Published: January 10, 2013

As of September 30, 2012, membership at Maine's credit unions reached its highest ever and now stands at 626,765 members statewide. Read More...