Maine Credit Union League Weekly Update

Volume 28  •  Issue 7  •  February 15, 2019  •  
Ending Hunger Campaign Luncheon Celebrates Record-Breaking $792,900.68 Raised in 2018

Representatives from credit unions from across the state gathered at the Harraseeket Inn in Freeport this week for the annual luncheon celebrating the conclusion of the Maine Credit Unions’ 2018 Campaign for Ending Hunger. A record-breaking $792,900.68 was raised in 2018!

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Campaign for Ending Hunger Logo Gets Redesigned for 2019

Maine credit unions’ successful Campaign for Ending Hunger is getting a fresh new look in 2019.  

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York County FCU Members Approve Merger with Atlantic FCU

With more than 2,100 ballots cast, the members of York County Federal Credit Union have agreed to merge with Atlantic Federal Credit Union.

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The League is Now Accepting Entries for the State and CUNA Awards Programs

Entries for the prestigious state Dora Maxwell, Louise Herring, and Desjardins Awards are being accepted through March 31.  Winners are entered automatically in CUNA’s National Awards Program.

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Ellen Parent Joins League as the New Regulatory & Legislative Advocacy Coordinator

The League is pleased to announce the arrival of Ellen Parent as the League’s new Regulatory & Legislative Advocacy Coordinator. Ellen will fill a critical role helping credit unions with compliance.

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Save the Date: Credit Union Day in Augusta

It’s that time of year again – time to join your League and other credit union officials from across Maine in Augusta on Thursday, March 28.

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Five CUs Recognized as 2019 CUNA Diamond Award Winners

Five credit unions from Maine have been named a 2019 CUNA Diamond Award winner.

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Financial Tips: What You Should Remove From Your Wallet

Your League’s Financial Literacy Outreach Coordinator has developed a list of items you shouldn’t carry with you. Do you need to remove anything from your wallet?

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Town & Country FCU Promotes Lisa Bellefleur

Town & Country FCU announced the promotion of Lisa Bellefleur to the position of Vice President of Mortgage Lending.

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Pot Banking Goes to Washington: 3 Takeaways

With legal hurdles for financial institutions to serve marijuana businesses under the spotlight in Congress, two things are clear: Members of both parties want to make it easier for legal cannabis businesses to access financial services, but meeting that goal is still fraught with challenges.

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Credit Union BSA Officers Targeted in Phishing Scam

Bank Secrecy Act officers at credit unions have recently been targeted by malware-filled phishing attacks.

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Job Opportunities

Below is a list of credit union job opportunities in Maine.  Full descriptions can be found by clicking “Careers” at the top of the Maine Credit Union League website.  To post a position, please email Jen Burke at jburke@mainecul.org.
Information Technology

Lending Management Member Services Collections/Credit

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UPCOMING EVENTS

 

February 19
Determining Cash Flow from Personal Tax Returns After 2018 Tax Reform Part 2: Schedules D, E & F
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February 20
Credit Analysis & Underwriting Series: Debt Service Coverage Calculations in Underwriting
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February 21
The New NIST Digital Identity Guidelines: Impact on Passwords, Security Questions & Account Lockouts
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February 25
Debit Card Chargebacks: Understanding Visa Claims Resolution
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February 27
ACH Specialist Series: ACH Dispute Resolution
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February 28
Flood Insurance Compliance Update & FAQs
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Register for any training or event online by using the Event Calendar link found under the Education Tab at www.mainecul.org

 

Editor:
Jen Burke
Communications and
Outreach Manager
jburke@mainecul.org


Weekly Update is written by the Maine Credit Union League.

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