Volunteers from Pawtucket Credit Union, Pawtucket, RI, People’s Credit Union, Middletown, RI, and Westerly Community Credit Union, Westerly, RI answered hundreds of calls throughout the day at the phone bank during the 10th Annual Hasbro Children’s Hospital Radiothon on April 3. Rhode Island Credit Union, Providence, RI was among the many sponsors who also participated during the event.
On April 30, the 2014 Great New England Credit Union Show will kick off with a breakfast to honor twelve Rising Stars from local credit unions who go above and beyond every day to assist their members, co-workers and community. To inspire them and their family, friends and colleagues who attend the breakfast, Major General (USA, Ret.) Timothy P. McHale will talk about another group of dedicated individuals he knows well: veterans who have disabilities as a result of their valiant service to our country.
Jenefer Duane has been added to the agenda for the Asociation's April 15 program, “Preventing, Detecting and Addressing Elder Financial Abuse". Ms. Duane currently serves as the Senior Program Analyst in the CFPB’s Office of Financial Protection for Older Americans and joined the bureau in 2011.
The League’s Marketers Network gathered together at the Credit Union Center in Marlborough on March 11. The featured speaker for the meeting was League President Paul Gentile who shared the insight he has on how the media works which he gained while working as a reporter and then as the editor of Credit Union Times.
The League’s Marketers Network gathered together at the Credit Union Center in Marlborough on March 11. The featured speaker for the meeting was League President Paul Gentile who shared the insight he has on how the media works which he gained while working as a reporter and then as the editor of <em>Credit Union Times</em>.</p>
For more than 20 years the credit unions of Rhode Island have been the lead sponsor of the Annual Credit Union Championships –the Rhode Island’s girls and boys high school basketball finals. This year’s event which takes place on March 21 and March 22 will once again be held at the University of Rhode Island’s Ryan Center. It is proudly sponsored by the credit unions of Rhode Island, the Credit Union Association of Rhode Island, in collaboration with Alloya Corporate Federal Credit Union.
Credit Union CEOs in Massachusetts, New Hampshire, and Rhode Island received an e-mail Tuesday, February 18 asking them to participate in a very important survey designed to gather their thoughts and concerns regarding the NCUA’s proposed Risk Based Net Worth proposal. This proposal would mean that many credit unions that have a set percentage of loans in certain business lines would have to substantially increase the amount of capital that they hold. (Click here to take the survey.)
The Association's newsletter Daily CU Scan is staking out space on Twitter (@DailyCUScan) in order to get the latest breaking news out to member credit unions on a real time basis. “A daily newsletter is a tremendous communication tool,” said Association President Paul Gentile, “but when it is coupled with the ability to get the word out in real time we can really take the idea of timely information to the next level.”
The NCUA confirmed February 11 that there will be no Temporary Corporate Credit Union Stabilization Fund (TCCUSF) assessment charged in 2014 and the agency further stated that credit unions are much less likely to be charged another TCCUSF assessment going forward.
On Monday, credit union executives and volunteers in Rhode Island, Massachusetts, and New Hampshire are going to have access to a new daily information source from the Association called the “Daily CU Scan.” This new publication will put important credit union news in front of you while it is fresh and relevant as well as giving the Association the chance to expand coverage in a number of areas.