Maine Credit Union League News & Views

Volume 3 - Number 12 - December 6, 2018 | Print
League President Joins Board of the Maine State Chamber of Commerce

The Maine Credit Union League is pleased to announce the appointment of Todd Mason to the Maine State Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors. Mason will serve a three-year term beginning in January 2019.

“I am honored to be selected to the ...Read the full article »

17th Annual Maine’s Credit Unions’ Walking and Awareness Tour Concludes with Special Event in Hampden

On Friday, November 30, the 17th Annual Maine Credit Unions’ Ending Hunger Walking and Awareness Tour concluded with a special ceremony at Changing Seasons Federal Credit Union in Hampden. Brenda Davis, a resident of Old Town and one of the state’s ...Read the full article »

Gardiner FCU is Among the Finalists for President’s Choice Award

On October 31, the staff at Gardiner FCU was visited by Katie Doherty, president of the KV Chamber of Commerce, along with KV Chamber board member Eric Jermyn. They came to announce that Gardiner FCU is one of three finalists for this year’s President’s ...Read the full article »

CU News & Events

As we wind down 2018, credit unions around the state are contributing to the Ending Hunger campaign, launching websites, receiving awards, and participating in all kinds of community events and fundraising efforts. Here’s a quick look at what Maine ...Read the full article »

Amazon Eyes Blockchain

From Pymnts.com – Amazon Web Services (AWS) is rolling out two new solutions designed to enhance the transparency of corporate transactions for companies that have full audit requirements.

An announcement Wednesday (November 28) said AWS is ...Read the full article »

Honor Roll »

From certificates to designations, check out the latest list of individuals from Maine credit unions recognized for their accomplishments.

The following individuals were awarded a certificate and/or designation for completing a program in November.  Congratulations to all.

Credit Union Compliance Expert
Amanda Heath, Down East CU

Supervisor University Graduate
Brenda Robbins, York County FCU

Certified Credit Union Financial Counselor
Gayle Relyea, PeoplesChoice CU
Miranda Stein, Cumberland County FCU
Amanda Whittier, PeoplesChoice CU

Certified Teller Professional
Brooklyn Allen, Lisbon FCU
Melissa Arey, Brewer FCU
Karen Durling, Evergreen CU
Emily Fitzmorris, Changing Seasons FCU
Whitney Gaudet, Seaboard FCU
Taylor Hart, Evergreen CU
Kristen Lajoie, Dirigo FCU
Sarah Lamontagne, Evergreen CU
Michelle Loureiro, Winslow Community FCU
Lorena Perez, New Dimensions FCU
Christina Theriault, Evergreen CU
Erica Turmel, Seaboard FCU
Bonnie Veilleux, Lisbon FCU
Brenna White, Brewer FCU
Matthew Yates, Dirigo FCU

Event Calendar – December 2018
10 Member Services Live Online Webinar (in partnership with CU Webinar Network) – Filing the New SAR Form, Deadline January 1, 2019
11 Member Services Live Online Webinar (in partnership with CU Webinar Network) – Call Report Series: Auditing Call Reports
11 CU Professional – Teamwork for High Performance
13 Member Services Live Online Webinar (in partnership with CU Webinar Network) – Your Depositor Has Died: Actions to Take, Mistakes to Avoid
18 Member Services Live Online Webinar (in partnership with CU Webinar Network) – Closing or Changing Deposit Accounts for Consumers & Businesses
19 Member Services Live Online Webinar (in partnership with CU Webinar Network) – BSA Officer Reports to the Board
20 Member Services Live Online Webinar (in partnership with CU Webinar Network) – Handling Government ACH Payment Returns & Reclamations

Words of Wisdom

If you are always trying to be normal, you will never know how amazing you can be.
– Maya Angelou