In advance of International Credit Union (ICU) Day, the National Credit Union Foundation (the Foundation) is hosting a Twitter chat for credit unions on Oct. 13 at 3 p.m. (CT). The Foundation invites credit unions to discuss ICU Day and their everyday efforts involving the nine credit union operating principles.

During the Twitter chat, credit unions and their staff are encouraged to share best practices and examples of their efforts around board elections, providing exceptional service to members, socially responsible activities, education, working with other cooperatives, and more. Co-op Credit Union in Black River Falls, WI, will be featured in the Twitter chat as a special guest.

The Twitter chat is a live streaming conversation, free and open to anyone with a Twitter account. For this Twitter chat, the hashtag will be #foundationchat. Twitter users can either type #foundationchat into theTwitter search box or utilize other tools such as Tweet Chat, etc. to follow the conversation.

Credit union professionals and organizations are invited to follow the Foundation at @NCUFoundation for news and updates. The@NCUFoundation account will be leading the Twitter chat. Questions will be tweeted using a Q1, Q2, etc. format, which can be replied to with a corresponding A1, A2, etc. format. All questions and answers should contain the #foundationchat hashtag. To see wrap-ups of past Foundation Twitter chats, click here.