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May 19, 2011

Ask lawmakers to remove CU conversion language from budget bill
The League urges all credit unions to contact state legislators to request the credit union conversion language be removed from the budget bill. FULL STORY

Reminder: Contact Congress on debit interchange rule delay
All credit union employees, directors and members are urged to contact their federal lawmakers and ask for their support on proposed debit interchange fee legislation, S. 575 and H.R. 1081, which would delay implementation of the Federal Reverse's proposed debit interchange rule. FULL STORY

The League's Convention provided tools for moving forward
More than 920 credit union representatives attended The League's Annual Convention, May 4-7, to gain tools and tips to help their credit unions more forward. This year's convention theme, "Forward" reflected the many opportunities credit unions have to create a brighter and better future. FULL STORY

Bill Cheney offers updates on CU issues during Membership Address
Bill Cheney, CUNA's President & CEO, talked about current issues facing the movement including the latest on interchange, the member business lending cap, taxation and supplemental capital, during the Membership Address, May 5, during The League's Annual Convention. FULL STORY

League President, Board Chair highlight new developments
While The League continues its commitment to help credit unions through more traditional services like education and training, compliance and advocacy, they continually strive to be "Forward" thinkers and find new ways of serving the credit unions of Wisconsin. That was the message imparted by League President & CEO Brett Thompson and League Board Chair Kevin Hauser to delegates attending the League's annual meeting in Wisconsin Dells. FULL STORY

Crash Forward provided tools & inspiration to 16 YPs
Sixteen young credit union professionals earned a chance to rub elbows with some of the top influencers in the movement during The League's Annual Convention, thanks to the first crash event held in the state – Crash Forward. FULL STORY

League unveils CU Member Survey at Convention
Credit unions that attended The League's Convention, May 4-7, had the first opportunity to check out The League's newest effort to build pro-credit union relationships, the Credit Union Member Survey. FULL STORY

2011-'12 Boards & Executive Committees
The 2011-'12 members of the League Board and Executive Committee, as well as members of the Services Corp. Board and The Wisconsin Credit Union Foundation Board were introduced during The League's Annual Convention. FULL STORY

Join us in 2012 for The League's 78th Annual Convention May 9-12
Save the date! The League's 78th Annual Convention will be held at the Frontier Airlines Center in Milwaukee, May 9-12, 2012. Stay tuned for more details.

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Nominations being accepted for the League's committees and councils
Would you like to serve on one of The League’s committees or councils? The League is seeking interested credit union staff or volunteers to serve on several of its councils and committees, which serve in an advisory capacity. If you would like to serve on one, please contact Karen Raether by June 13. Council and committee members will be named in early July.

Lasertec and The League Services Corp. have already saved several Wisconsin Credit Unions thousands of dollars! Imagine how much money we can save you on your statement printing costs. FULL STORY

Rehab financing solutions will take a diamond in the rough and turn it into your member's sparkling gem Have you ever heard a member say, "This house is perfect, except..." with a long list of items they cannot see past improving? FULL STORY

Foundation's CUNA Management School Scholarship winner announced
Carl Mundth, Badger Campus Credit Union, is the recipient of the Wisconsin Credit Union Foundation’s CUNA Management School scholarship. He will be attending the upcoming CUNA Management School July 10-22 in Madison.

Advance your efforts with these REAL Solutions® grants
Get help to enhance your credit union’s REAL Solutions® efforts by applying for grants from The Wisconsin Credit Union Foundation and the National Credit Union Foundation. FULL STORY

Sponsor a local teacher at the National Institute
The National Institute of Financial & Economic Literacy is a fantastic opportunity for teachers – as well as credit union staff who are financial educators – to learn how to improve their lessons on the basics of personal finance. Sponsor someone from your credit union or local school! FULL STORY

Get recognized for the difference your credit union makes daily
Credit unions that make a difference through the uniqueness of credit union philosophy, financial education and community service can get recognized for those efforts by applying for one of these awards. FULL STORY

League shows appreciation for long-term credit union staff and 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

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