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Maine Credit Unions Announce Statewide Fundraising Initiative To Raise Funds for Tornado Victims in Oklahoma

Published: May 21, 2013

The Maine Credit Union League, in conjunction with the National Credit Union Foundation (NCUF), has activated a safe and secure web site to raise money for the thousands of credit union employees, volunteers and members, as well as the general public, that have been affected by the devastating tornadoes in Oklahoma. Read More...

Maine’s Credit Unions Highlight Hunger Among Seniors During National Older Awareness Month

Published: May 16, 2013

On Thursday, May 16, the Maine Credit Unions' Campaign for Ending Hunger, which has raised and contributed more than $4.8 million to help end hunger in Maine since 1990 including a record-setting $471,000 in 2012, distributed some of those funds in the form of five checks for $300 each to the Agencies on Aging Meals on Wheels' programs in Maine in recognition of National Older Americans Month in Maine. Read More...

Changing Of The Guard: Maine CUs Appoint New CEOs

Published: May 14, 2013

To replace retiring leaders, five credit unions across Maine have recently appointed new Presidents/CEOs. Each of the new CEOs have lengthy credit union experience, and will all be in their new positions by July 1st. Read More...

Credit Unions Announce Fundraising Initiative For Lewiston Fire Victims

Published: May 8, 2013

In response to the recent fires in the city of Lewiston, area credit unions have joined together to create an easy and secure way to raise funds for those who have been affected by these recent events. Through an initiative titled, LIFTING LEWISTON: Credit Unions Coming Together to Support Our Neighbors, community members can make a donation at a number of area credit union locations. All funds raised will go to the American Red Cross - United Valley Chapter. Read More...

”New Student Lending Bill Becoming Law Is Good News For Consumers,” States Maine CU League

Published: May 1, 2013

Maine’s Credit Unions Provide Record 41,000+ Hours To Community-Service

Published: April 23, 2013

To coincide with National Volunteer Week (April 21-27, 2013), Maine's credit unions have released the final figures of volunteer efforts by Maine's credit unions in 2012. In the results announced as part of its National Volunteer Week celebration, Maine's credit unions volunteered a record-setting 41,536 hours in 2012, an impressive 19% increase over 2011 totals. Read More...

Maine Credit Unions Help Young Members Become ”Savings Sleuths” for Credit Union Youth Week

Published: April 19, 2013

Maine Credit Union Youth Week 2013 is April 21-27! Maine's theme for Credit Union Youth Week is "Be a Savings Sleuth with Maine's Credit Unions" and many credit unions are holding fun events just for their youngest members! Read More...

Thousands Of Maine Consumers Stayed Warm, On Budget This Winter Thanks To Maine CUs

Published: April 15, 2013

Helping Maine consumers afford to heat their homes has become an annual part of credit union operations for many Maine credit unions. As prices for heating oil and other forms of heat have risen significantly in recent years, Maine credit unions have continued to respond with special heating loans to help consumers. Read More...

Maine’s Credit Unions Launch Third Online Search for Young & Free Maine Spokesperson

Published: April 12, 2013

Maine's Credit Unions have officially launched the third search for a creative, tech-savvy individual to represent Generation Y (ages 18 to 25) as the "Spokester" (spokesperson) for the Young & Free Maine program. The search runs from April 12-May 24. Read More...

Maine Legislature Recognizes Maine CUs

Published: April 5, 2013

With a number of credit union representatives in attendance at the State House in Augusta, the Maine House and Senate passed and highlighted a Joint Resolution recognizing the "important value and role of Maine's credit unions to the people of Maine." The Joint Resolution was part of Maine CU Day at the State House, which took place recently in Augusta. Read More...