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Maine CUs Part Of Coalition to Prevent Elder Financial Exploitation

Published: February 20, 2014

For years, the Maine Credit Union League and Maine’s credit unions have been leaders in working to prevent financial exploitation of the elderly through training, awareness and advocacy. At a recent press conference at the State House, the League and credit union representatives joined others to announce a new initiative called Senior$afe in the effort to help Maine’s elderly protect their finances. Read More...


Young & Free Maine Sound Off Finalists Revealed

Published: February 18, 2014

After receiving nearly 30 talented entries, the winner of Young & Free Maine’s Third Annual Sound Off Competition will be decided at a live audition on February 21 at Main Street Studios in Bangor. Read More...


A Milestone! Maine Credit Unions Announce Record-Setting Total Raised For Ending Hunger In 2013

Published: February 11, 2014

On Tuesday, February 11, more than 100 representatives from Maine’s credit unions were joined by Miss Sue Mitchell, a memorable character from the award-winning movie, The Blind Side, and who was portrayed in the film by Oscar-winner Kathy Bates, in announcing that the 2013 Maine Credit Unions’ Campaign for Ending Hunger raised a record-setting $513,309.19. Read More...


Credit Union CEO Mourned

Published: February 10, 2014

The Maine Credit Union League joins many others across the Credit Union Movement in mourning the loss of long-time Northeast CU, an Associate Member of the League, President/CEO, Peter Kavalauskas, who was killed in a snowmobiling accident in New Hampshire this past weekend. Read More...


Senate President Applauds Maine CUs For Childhood Hunger Efforts; To Include CUs In Further Discussions

Published: February 4, 2014

The efforts and partnerships that Maine’s credit unions have facilitated with hunger organizations received praise from one of the leaders of the Maine Legislature, Senate President Justin Alfond, recently. Read More...


Maine CUs' Coordinated Charity Bball Tournament Fastbreaks To A New Record

Published: January 27, 2014

Sunday, January 26, a record number of more than 300 players and 52 teams took the court to help swish-out childhood cancer at the 20th Annual Dr. Noel Paradise Memorial Swish-Out Childhood Cancer Challenge. Coordinated by Maine's credit unions, this is Maine's longest, continuous-running, charity 3-on-3, co-ed basketball tournament. Read More...


Mobile Deposit Capture Adding Convenience For Maine CU Members

Published: January 17, 2014

With a Shared Branch Network that offers more branches than any single bank in Maine, the largest surcharge-free ATM Network in Maine and, now, more Maine's credit unions offering Mobile Deposit Capture and with significant growth in its usage, the convenience of Maine's credit unions continues to be nearly unmatched for financial institutions in Maine. Read More...


Maine’s Credit Unions Introduce A ‘Spirited’ New Sponsorship!

Published: January 13, 2014

The Maine Credit Union League’s Statewide Awareness Committee has introduced an exciting new sponsorship! In an effort to raise both awareness for credit unions, and funds for Ending Hunger, Maine’s Credit Unions are sponsoring WGME’s School Spirit Challenge, which began on Friday, January 10, and continues through the end of February. Read More...


Maine Credit Unions Giving Aspiring Musicians A Chance To 'Sound Off' In Statewide Music Competition

Published: January 3, 2014

Young & Free Maine, a program coordinated by Maine's credit unions, is again asking to hear from Maine musicians ages 18-25 through the 3rd Annual Sound Off Music Competition! From January 3 to January 27, the contest is open to individuals, groups or artists statewide. Read More...


Credit Unions Top of the Consumer Satisfaction Heap

Published: December 30, 2013

Credit unions in Maine and across the country continue to hold a high reputation in customer satisfaction, resulting in a 3.7% increase this year over last year’s ranking in the American Customer Satisfaction Index (ACSI). Read More...