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February 8, 2010 LSCU eNews Weekly
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Action alert: Administration proposes increasing funds for community banks to lend; credit unions are not included and remain disadvantaged by lending cap

President Obama talked about increasing funds for community banks to lend, but didn't mention credit unions. The action alert from last week on member business lending is updated . [ Read Full Article ]

NCUA Town Hall Meeting held February 4 in Orlando

The final NCUA town hall meeting to discuss corporate credit union issues was held in Orlando February 4. Chairman Debbie Matz continued to call for comments from credit unions on proposed changes to the corporate rules. [ Read Full Article ]

Dorety appointed to board of CO-OP Financial

Tom Dorety, president/CEO of Suncoast Schools FCU, Tampa, Fla., has been appointed to the Board of Directors of CO-OP Financial Services to fill one of the unexpired terms of retiring Florida and Alabama credit union executives. [ Read Full Article ]

Children's Miracle Network Hospitals support Haiti relief efforts

Children’s Miracle Network hospitals are supporting Haiti relief efforts by taking sick and injured Haitian children into hospitals and sending medical personnel and supplies to Haiti. New fund will support Children’s Miracle Network Hospital efforts to care for sick, injured Haitian children. [ Read Full Article ]

Florida Credit Union Executive Society Council donates to Haitian relief

Florida CUES Council donates to Haitian relief through World Council of Credit Unions. [ Read Full Article ]

Governmental Affairs News
Alabama Credit Union Administration looking for board nominations
The Alabama Credit Union Administration board has two seats open. Nominations are currently being accepted for the positions for state chartered credit unions.
[ Read Full Article ]

LSCU to conduct webinar for GAC attendees

In preparation for GAC, LSCU makes an informational webinar available to attendees on February 17. [ Read Full Article ]

There's still time to register for GAC

CUNA's Governmental Action Conference is just around the corner. If you haven't registered, there is still time to be there and help deliver the credit union message. [ Read Full Article ]

CUNA GAC audio podcast available

The CUNA GAC is coming up in less than two weeks. The LSCU President/CEO Patrick La Pine welcomes the LSCU contingent with an audio podcast.  [ Read Full Article ]

PAC Fundraising looks to 2010

Alabama and Florida had a good 2009 year for PAC fundraising and now both states look to 2010.  [ Read Full Article ]

Washington D.C. Legislative Update
Here's a rundown of what is scheduled to take place on Capitol Hill this week.
[ Read Full Article ]

State Legislatures look to tackle budget issues

The State Legislatures in Alabama and Florida continue to look at budget issues and potential shortfalls.  [ Read Full Article ]

Chapter News
Tampa Chapter of LSCU sponsors Sixth Annual Cruise for Kids

Sixth Annual Credit Union Cruise for Kids Motorcycle Ride set for Sunday, March 21 [ Read Full Article ]

News from You
Alabama Teachers Credit Union raises money for Haiti

Alabama Teachers Credit Union sends money to WOCCU for disaster relief in Haiti. [ Read Full Article ]

Power Financial CU teams with Staples for Small Business Makeover Contest

The winner of Power Financial Credit Union’s Small Business Makeover Challenge will receive an examination of their company’s financial platform, evaluation of their marketing communications plans, and a $1,000 Staples Gift Card. [ Read Full Article ]

Credit Union Job Postings
Credit union employment opportunities posted online

View job opportunities in Alabama and Florida credit unions. [ Read Full Article ]

Calendar
Schedule of Events

Governmental Affairs events

February 21 – 25 - CUNA GAC (Washington D.C.)

Education events

February 9 - Succession Planning (Webinar) 12 - 1:30 p.m. CST/1 - 2:30 p.m. EST

February 10 -  Credit Card Act for February 22 Requirements (Webinar) 12 p.m. CST/1 p.m. EST

February 11 - Selling: Frontline (Webinar) 12 - 1:30 p.m. CST/1 - 2:30 p.m. EST

February 16 - Navigating the Uncertain Path to Economic Recovery (Webinar) 12 p.m. CST/1 p.m. EST

March 4 - Bank Secrecy Act (Webinar) 12 - 1:30 p.m. CST/1 - 2:30 EST [ Read Full Article ] [ Read Full Article ]

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