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Maine CUs Partnership To Help Purchase 8,000 Thanksgiving Meals

Published: November 19, 2013

As part of an event celebrating the 8th anniversary of the state's first Food Mobile's visit to Eastern Maine, the Maine Credit Unions' Campaign for Ending Hunger celebrated its partnership with the Good Shepherd Food Bank with a contribution that will help purchase 8,000 Thanksgiving meals for Maine people and their families across the state. Read More...


Maine CUs Continue To Be Leaders On Protecting Seniors, Others From Financial Exploitation

Published: November 13, 2013

The financial exploitation of seniors and other at-risk individuals has received lots of attention lately. The Maine Sunday Telegram and other media outlets have done in-depth stories on the issue of elder abuse in Maine with particular focus on financial exploitation of the elderly. For many years, the Maine Credit Union League has been actively involved in helping to generate awareness, strengthening laws and developing a training program to help combat elder financial abuse in Maine. Read More...


Senate President Praises Maine CUs’ Ending Hunger Efforts

Published: November 8, 2013

In a recent meeting with the Maine Credit Union League, Senator Justin Alfond, President of the Maine Senate, had strong praise for the Maine Credit Unions’ Campaign for Ending Hunger. Read More...


Collector CD/DVD Returns In Time For Holidays

Published: November 4, 2013

In just two weeks last holiday season, the 25th Anniversary Christmas In Maine Live from the Gracie Theater CD/DVD sold nearly 1,000 copies. As of November 1, the CD/DVDs are back at most Maine credit unions with hopes high that even more will be sold. All proceeds benefit the Maine CUs' Campaign for Ending Hunger. Read More...


Michaud Earns Endorsement Of Maine Credit Union League

Published: October 31, 2013

On October 31, The Maine Credit Union League, which represents Maine’s 61 credit unions with 633,000 members, announced it was endorsing the campaign of U.S. Rep. Mike Michaud for Governor of Maine. Read More...


12th Annual CUs' Ending Hunger Walking Tour Begins

Published: October 28, 2013

On Friday, October 25, at Maine State Credit Union in Augusta, representatives from Maine’s credit unions joined Brenda Davis, Executive Director of Cross Roads Ministries, an Old Town-based hunger agency that serves thousands in Eastern Maine, to launch the Twelfth Annual Maine Credit Unions’ Ending Hunger Walking Tour, the only such Walk of its kind in the country. Read More...


Credit Union Is First Financial Institution In Maine To Offer New Education Loan

Published: October 25, 2013

A Maine credit union has become the first financial institution in Maine to introduce a new private education loan for Maine students and families. Seaboard Federal Credit Union has begun offering this new private education loan effective immediately. Read More...


One Day Record! Maine CUs Reach Nearly 500 Maine High School Students With Financial Fitness Fairs

Published: October 18, 2013

On Wednesday, October 16, nearly 500 Maine high school seniors participated in one of three Financial Fitness - Money Management Experience events, coordinated by Maine's credit unions. This sets a single-day record in the number of students participating in a fair. Read More...


Celebrate International Credit Union Week With Maine's Credit Unions

Published: October 11, 2013

From October 13-19, 2013, the more than 633,000 Maine residents who belong to a credit union will join the 200 million credit union members belonging to over 56,000 credit unions in 101 countries worldwide to celebrate International Credit Union Week. Read More...


League, Maine CUs Among Best Places To Work In Maine

Published: October 11, 2013

The Maine Credit Union League and eight Maine credit unions and related-organizations were named Best Places to Work in Maine for 2013. The announcement was made at a special Best Places to Work Dinner held in Portland. Read More...