December 1, 2011

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Bob Sackmann, First Community Credit Union of Beloit, talks about how his credit union gives back to the community throughout the year. This is just one of many videos that credit unions are sharing directly with their lawmakers after uploading them to The League's For A Reason website. Learn how your credit union can submit a video.

…because education is key to success
The League's in-person, telephone and Internet programs better equipped credit unions' front line staff, board members, and management to fulfill their roles. FULL STORY

Services Corp. staff members earn Accredited ACH Professional status
Services Corp.'s current Compliance Specialists – Kate Johnson, Stacy Picard and Lynn Schaufenbuel – have each earned the status of Accredited ACH Professional. FULL STORY

Credit unions' dedication to financial education still strong
Financial education has always been a top priority for credit unions. Check out some of the things credit unions have been doing to raise awareness and expand their efforts. FULL STORY

CUNA CPDOnline upgrades learning management system & website
Last week, CUNA CPDOnline launched its upgraded learning management system and website. Working closely with current users, CUNA CPDOnline enhanced the user experience to provide an even more user-centric, impactful online learning environment. FULL STORY

State GAC hotel room deals available
Although the 2012 State Government Affairs Conference will only be one day, hotel room blocks have been made available. FULL STORY

Opportunities for young professionals explained at FREE Dec. 8 webinar
The League and its Young Professionals Council took several new and exciting steps in 2011 to expand efforts to connect and grow the YP Network. The League has scheduled a webinar for 1 to 2 p.m. Dec. 8 to share ways that young credit union professionals ages 35 and under can network, develop skills, harness innovation, advance their careers and benefit the credit union movement.

Reminder: Small CUs can claim two FREE Keys to Compliance webinars
Small credit unions, $20 million or less in assets, can receive two Keys to Compliance webinars for free. Don’t miss this opportunity to get essential training at no cost to your credit union! Access your free webinars by registering for the Dec. 13 Keys to Compliance webinar entitled "Basic Closed-End Mortgage Lending" or by choosing one of the archived webinars from 2011. For more information, contact Judy Phillips at (262) 408-6020.

Personal finance guru Clark Howard to speak at League's Convention
Clark Howard - whose personal finance advice is heard on more than 200 radio stations nationwide as well as the "Clark Howard Show" on cable TV - will speak at The League's 78th annual Convention & Exposition in 2012, set for May 9-12 at the Frontier Airlines Center in Milwaukee. FULL STORY

League honors long-term credit union staff & volunteers
Join The League in honoring credit union staff and volunteers who have shown their long-term commitment to credit unions by dedicating more than 25 years to the movement. FULL STORY

Save the headache – Let The League Services Corp. file your Form 990
With a total of 78 pages all written in IRS code, the Form 990 is more headache than anything. Let The League Services Corp. relieve that stress by filing your credit union's Form 990 for you. FULL STORY

Start your non-interest income engine today through MemberCONNECT
Give your members the protection they need – and meet your need for greater non-interest income and member loyalty with MemberCONNECT. FULL STORY

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