Foundation Holding ICU Day Twitter Chat on 10/8

In advance of International Credit Union (ICU) Day, the National Credit Union Foundation is hosting a Twitter chat for credit unions on Thursday, October 8th at 3 pm (CT). The Foundation invites credit unions to discuss their activities around ICU Day and credit union philosophy.

Credit unions and their staff are encouraged to share best practices and examples of successful ICU Day events and how they leverage credit union philosophy with staff and members via the chat. The Credit Union National Association (CUNA), will be featured in the Twitter chat as a special guest.

46 CU Professionals Become Certified CU Development Educators (CUDEs)

Forty-six credit union professionals became Credit Union Development Educators (CUDEs) after being guided by dedicated program facilitators and mentors through the intensive Credit Union Development Education (DE) Training from the National Credit Union Foundation.

After attending the Fall DE Training, Crystal Long, President/CEO of GECU in El Paso, Texas, said, “I feel like I've learned more in one week of training than I learned in my entire 35-year career.”

On the Blog: Illinois First Host of Life Simulation for Statewide Chapter Leaders

From Christopher Morris - Illinois credit union chapter leaders expressed emotions from “frustrated”, “powerless”, and “belittled” to “lucky”, “blessed”, and “victorious” after participating in a recent eye-opening poverty simulation.

The Life Simulation was recently introduced as part of the Illinois Credit Union League’s (ICUL) Chapter Leaders Conference. Hosted jointly with the Greater Decatur Chapter of Credit Unions, this annual event brought together more than 80 volunteer leaders from around the state.