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19 09, 2019

CUNA GAC hotel blocks open for reservations

By |2019-09-19T18:17:06+00:00September 19th, 2019|Advocacy, CU Stories, Education, Top News Stories|0 Comments

Registration for the hotel blocks available for CUNA GAC 2020 open today. All LSCU credit union professionals who plan to attend this critical advocacy event are encouraged to make their reservations as soon as possible. The room blocks book up quickly. The League of Southeastern Credit Unions will have hotel blocks at three properties: Courtyard [...]

19 09, 2019

Georgia Credit Union Foundation hosts 14th annual memorial tournament

By |2019-09-19T14:19:38+00:00September 19th, 2019|CU Stories, Foundation, LSCU, Top News Stories|0 Comments

The Georgia Credit Union Foundation will host the 14th annual Ed Collins Memorial Golf Tournament on Sept. 26 at Harbor Club on Lake Oconee. Credit union professionals from Alabama and Florida are encouraged to participate in the event, interacting with Georgia credit union executives and enjoying a premier golf venue that has been named one [...]

18 09, 2019

Registration opens for CUNA GAC, Feb. 23-27

By |2019-09-18T15:21:33+00:00September 18th, 2019|Advocacy, CU Stories, LSCU, Top News Stories|0 Comments

More than 5,000 credit union advocates will converge in Washington, D.C., Feb. 23-27, for the 2020 CUNA Governmental Affairs Conference, the premier credit union advocacy event of the year. This is our chance to meet with lawmakers face-to-face and share our members' stories. Together, we can illustrate how we're improving the financial futures of 115 [...]

17 09, 2019

Important CDFI changes coming in October

By |2019-09-17T15:06:46+00:00September 17th, 2019|Cooperative Initiatives, CU Stories, Foundation, Top News Stories|0 Comments

With the "people helping people" philosophy at work every day, credit unions know it is essential to generate economic growth and opportunity in some of the most distressed communities. Federally insured, low-income credit unions that want to become certified Community Development Financial Institutions have until Oct. 5 to apply to use the National Credit Union [...]

16 09, 2019

Creating value for credit unions is key focus for new LSCU CEO, Mike Mercer

By |2019-09-16T21:59:03+00:00September 16th, 2019|Communications, Cooperative Initiatives, CU Stories, LSCU, Top News Stories|0 Comments

I am excited to be writing here for the first time as the CEO for the LSCU & Affiliates. As you know, we have been working hard over the last 18 months to bring credit unions in Alabama, Florida and Georgia together under the LSCU flag. We completed the strategic consolidation at the end of [...]

16 09, 2019

First Commerce Credit Union expands with purchase of The Citizens Bank

By |2019-09-16T21:46:06+00:00September 16th, 2019|CU Stories, Top News Stories|0 Comments

First Commerce Credit Union announced plans to purchase and assume certain assets and liabilities of The Citizens Bank, headquartered in Nashville, Ga. Business will continue as usual at the bank until the transaction closes, which is expected during the second quarter of 2020, subject to customary closing conditions and shareholder and regulatory approvals. The purchase [...]

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