CU Aid opens to offer disaster relief funds

The National Credit Union Foundation (the Foundation) has opened CUAid to receive disaster relief funds to assist credit union people affected by Hurricane Michael; a Category 4 hurricane that has caused catastrophic effects across Florida and Georgia and is expected to reach the already hurricane-soaked Carolinas today. Donations to CUAid are being used for any […]

NCUA low-income CUs qualify for urgent needs grants

Hurricane Michael impacted credit unions in Florida and Alabama with NCUA low-income designation could qualify for up to $7,500 in money through NCUA’s Urgent Needs Grant funding round, which is available year-round.  Additional information on this grant funding round can be found here. NCUA’s Office of Credit Union Resources and Expansion processes Urgent Needs grants.

Credit Union closings due to Hurricane Michael

Credit union closings and status due to Hurricane Michael.  Bay Credit Union –  Beach branch is currently open. Suncoast Credit Union is sending its mobile branch to its main office on Friday as that facility has been severely damaged. Callaway branch and Lynn Haven are not open at this time. Calhoun Liberty Employees Credit Union […]

Credit Union Happenings

In order to be featured in CU Happenings, submit pictures and short articles on special events and outreach at your credit union to submissions@lscu.coop. Five Star partner with Wallace Community College to offer one-year scholarship Wallace Community College, in a partnership with Five Star Credit Union, has awarded a full one-year scholarship to Victoria Duhaime. […]

Bank Secrecy Act Education planned in Mobile

This has been cancelled due to Hurricane Michael and will be rescheduled. The Bank Secrecy Act Education in Mobile, AL  will be rescheduled. Credit union staff, board members, and volunteers have this one last opportunity to fulfill the requirements for BSA training before the end of the year. Your facilitator, Bill Berg, VP of Compliance Training […]

Sen. Hukill dies after battle with cancer

Sen. Dorothy Hukill, 72, who represented parts of Volusia and Brevard counties in the Legislature since 2004, died Tuesday after battling cervical cancer. She was the chair of the Senate Education Committee. A resident of Port Orange, FL, in November 2016, Hulkill disclosed that she had been diagnosed with cancer. She missed the 2017 Legislative Session […]