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Food drives in Maine receive strong support from Maine's credit unions

Published: November 18, 2016

From the St. John River Valley in Aroostook County and Bangor to Augusta/Waterville and Greater Portland, Maine's credit unions are one of the strongest supporters of the state's largest food drives once again this year. In November, the four food drives will collectively raise food and funds that will provide hundreds of thousands of meals. Read More...


Maine CU League-endorsed candidates have high success rate on Election Day

Published: November 10, 2016

Although several automatic recounts will likely be triggered in a few races, unofficial results from Election Day point to a big winner - Maine's credit unions. Of the 160 legislative candidates endorsed by the Maine Credit Union League, 143 were victorious giving the League an overall endorsement success rate for the Maine Legislature at an impressive 89%. By chamber, the League had an 87% success rate in the Maine Senate, and a 91% success rate in the Maine House. Read More...


Legislative Candidates value endorsement, support of Maine's credit unions

Published: November 4, 2016

When the endorsement by the Maine Credit Union League is featured in multiple newspaper articles, including a prominent Op-Ed piece by the current President of the Maine Senate, there is no doubt that the strength of the League and Maine's credit unions is understood by many legislative candidates. "It is great to see so many candidates proudly noting the support of the Maine Credit Union League in their campaign materials. Endorsements are an important part of political involvement, and are critical to building and strengthening support for our issues in the Maine Legislature," remarked John Murphy, President of the Maine Credit Union League. Read More...


CU Rock Star Named For Maine

Published: November 1, 2016

As part of the Co-op month and International Credit Union Week celebration, each year Credit Union Magazine selects a 'CU Rock Star' from each state. The Maine Credit Union League is pleased to report that one of its own, Jon Paradise, Vice President of Governmental and Public Affairs for the League, was selected to represent Maine in this year's issue. Read More...


15th Annual Maine CUs Ending Hunger Walking Tour launches on longest journey yet

Published: October 26, 2016

The Maine Credit Unions’ Campaign for Ending Hunger launched the 15th Annual Maine Credit Union’s Ending Hunger Walking Tour at Maine State CU in Augusta, a walk that will be the longest yet. The walk is part of the Campaign’s mission to not only raise funds but also awareness about the issue of hunger in Maine. Read More...


Maine Credit Unions Announce Largest-Ever Commitment to End Childhood Hunger in Maine

Published: October 13, 2016

On Thursday, October 13, the Maine Credit Unions’ Campaign for Ending Hunger announced its largest-ever commitment to fight childhood hunger in Maine, pledging a three-year $100,000 contribution to expand the school backpack and school pantry programs in Maine. Read More...


In Mid-Year Statistics, Maine credit unions surpass significant milestones in Assets, Savings and Membership

Published: October 11, 2016

According to recently-released mid-year statistics of Maine credit unions, the first six months of 2016 was marked by the achievement of significant milestones including total membership reaching a new record of nearly 680,000 members. Read More...


CUPromise 'keeps' growing in popularity

Published: September 30, 2016

The promise to deliver a mortgage that is easy, simple, a great value and is offered by credit unions is being kept and, as a result, continues to grow. The success of the CU Promise Loan is continuing to result in strong mortgage activity for CUSO Home Lending, which the League is a part owner of and serves a number of Maine credit unions. Read More...


When It Comes To Supporting Youth Sports, Maine CUs Are 'In The Game'!

Published: September 15, 2016

From coordinating and sponsoring successful basketball tournaments to youth football and numerous baseball and softball teams, Maine credit unions are in the game in communities across Maine. Over the past few years, support of youth sports by Maine CUs has continued to grow, and is now visible on uniforms, in gyms and on fields in many communities throughout the state. Read More...


Maine CU System Well-Represented on Best Places To Work In Maine List

Published: September 9, 2016

Not only are Maine credit unions the best value in financial services, an impressive number are also among "Best Places to Work in Maine" recipients for 2016. The recently-announced list of "Best Places To Work" in Maine for 2016 features nine credit unions or credit union-related organizations including the Maine Credit Union League and Synergent. Read More...