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December 15, 2011

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Michele Gipp talks about how Marinette County Employees Credit Union helped to raise money to buy an ice rescue boat for the local fire department. 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 2.2 million members in Wisconsin count on credit unions
Credit unions serve members in ways that for-profit institutions won't extend themselves. Your credit union's membership in The Wisconsin Credit Union League really matters because – as a single united League – all credit unions can tap a wealth of resources, knowledge, support and advocacy to grow and extend their outreach. FULL STORY

League thanks early dues payers & CU House & Foundation donors
The League, as always, is very grateful for the many credit unions that send in their dues payments early as well as those that have made additional gifts to support the Credit Union House and Wisconsin Credit Union Foundation. FULL STORY

State GAC great opportunity to strengthen the Wisconsin CU movement
Your participation at the upcoming State Government Affairs Conference, Jan. 24, is crucial in light of the unusually high number of first term legislators and recent redistricting which may have affected who represents you and your credit unionFULL STORY

Reserve your room! State GAC hotel room release dates approaching
Hotel room block release dates for the 2012 State Government Affairs Conference are fast approaching. Make sure you've booked your room at the discounted rate before these deadlines. FULL STORY

Make your credit unions effective advocates, update PZC
With redistricting, it's important to take the time before the 2012 State Government Affairs Conference to reassess where, Wisconsin's credit union members are located. FULL STORY

League Board nominations for Classes A, B, C & D due Feb. 15
Those interested in running for The League Board for Classes A (Less than $20 million in assets), B (20 million to $100 million in assets), C ($100 million to $500 million) and D (More than $500 million in assets), must return their nomination forms to The League by Feb. 15. FULL STORY

Compliance Compass:
In the latest Compliance Compass column, Paul Guttormsson, The League's Legal Counsel, reminds credit unions about some upcoming regulatory deadlines.
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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

Ca$h Calendar raises $16,740 to benefit The Foundation
The Wisconsin Credit Union Foundation's December Ca$h Calendar fundraiser was a huge success, raising $16,740 in support of Foundation programs like the brass|STUDENT Program, as well as grants and scholarships for credit union staff development. With over 1,674 calendars sold, the raffle fundraiser is making the holidays a little more festive for its winners. Thanks to everyone who participated!

Three Wisconsin credit unions win national awards
Three Wisconsin credit unions are national winners for the 2011 Dora Maxwell, Louise Herring and Desjardins award programs. 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
Effective online training for credit unions
CUNA's CPDOnline, the premier web-based training service, includes everything you need to manage your credit union's training program from start to finish. FULL STORY

Use MemberCONNECT to add non-interest income
MemberCONNECT is a powerful way to add non-interest income to your credit union.  Here's a closer look at two of the online tools that make it so effective and easy. FULL STORY

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