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LSCU eNews Weekly July 19, 2010
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Pres. Obama to sign reg. reform bill into law this week

President Obama is expected to sign the historic financial regulatory reform bill on Wednesday. [ Read Full Article ]

Tallahassee ABC affiliate covers interchange from credit union perspective

The local ABC affiliate in Tallahassee looked at the reg reform bill and featured the credit unions take on how it will affect consumers. [ Read Full Article ]

FL's Special Session to begin July 20; another may be called later this summer

Florida's governor called a special session to seek a state constitutional amendment to ban drilling off the Florida coast. Lawmakers want an expanded agenda and are pushing for another session to focus on economic relief for oil spill victims.
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Credit unions urged to "go easy" on members affected by oil spill

The NCUA issued a joint statement with other government financial agencies to encourage financial institutions to assist members affected by the Deepwater Horizon Gulf oil spill. [ Read Full Article ]

Member survey deadline extended one week

The LSCU member survey deadline has been extended to July 23, 2010. Don't miss out on a chance to share your perspective with the LSCU. Click here to begin the survey. [ Read Full Article ]

LSCU image campaign task force narrows agency search

The LSCU Image Task Force will get formal presentations from a couple of agencies for the creative for the 2011 campaign.  [ Read Full Article ]

Florida counties are being hit by gas-pump card skimmers

A crime wave throughout the Southeast involving gas-station pump card skimmers has local law enforcement authorities and Secret Service involved. [ Read Full Article ]

Mutual Savings Credit Union of Birmingham to be released from conservatorship

MSCU of Birmingham was informed last week by the ACUA that it would be released from conservatorship July 31. [ Read Full Article ]

Government Affairs
Alabama's primary results set stage for November

The results from Alabama's primary run-off last week sets the field for the general election.

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Washington Update: continue pressure in support of Udall Amendment

The LSCU highly encourages credit unions to take action this week.

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LSCU PAC Fundraising Guide is available; provides fundraising activities, compliance information

The LSCU PAC Fundraising Guide is valuable tool and you can access it online.
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LSCU sponsors table at Florida Democratic Party's annual Jefferson-Jackson Dinner

The LSCU helped provide a credit union presence at the Jefferson-Jackson Dinner. [ Read Full Article ]

Compliance Corner
InfoSight Highlight: make sure your hiring process is compliant

League InfoSight's Employment Eligibility topic contains the information credit unions need to remain compliant.
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Compliance calendar and training schedule

Credit unions are reminded that call report data is due THIS WEEK. [ Read Full Article ]

Education News
LSCU Supervisory Committee Conference in two weeks

The LSCU Supervisory Committee Conference is in two weeks!  Register NOW if you haven’t done so already! [ Read Full Article ]

Have you had your BSA training this year?

Bank Secrecy Act training dates are coming up. Make sure your credit union is up to speed. [ Read Full Article ]

Cooperative Initiatives News
LSCU hosts second disaster recovery workshop in Mobile

Twenty-five credit union representatives attended the LSCU disaster recovery workshop in Mobile last week. [ Read Full Article ]

Spanish Immersion program coming up in October

The World Council of Credit Unions is offering credit unions a one- and two-week course to help serve the Hispanic population. [ Read Full Article ]

LEVERAGE partner saves Florida credit union more than $33k

Statement printing and presentation services ePurchasing event saves Achieva Credit Union $33,000. 
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LEVERAGE gift card program is a great revenue generator

The LEVERAGE gift card program is an easy-to-implement revenue generator. [ Read Full Article ]

New opportunities for income through Invest in America program

Attend an upcoming webinar to learn how your credit union can earn additional income just for promoting Invest in America programs. [ Read Full Article ]

News From You
Alabama Telco hits the half-billion mark

Alabama Telco Credit Union recently reached more than $500 million in assets. [ Read Full Article ]

Community First Credit Union of FL launches new website with online scavenger hunt

Florida's Community First Credit Union uses a fun way to promote their new website. [ Read Full Article ]

Orlando based Insight Credit Union selects New Hope for Kids as beneficiary of Cruise for a Cause

New Hope for Kids will benefit from Insight Credit Union's annual charity event. [ Read Full Article ]

Credit union employment opportunities posted online
View job opportunities in Florida and Alabama credit unions. [ Read Full Article ]

Schedule of upcoming educational events

Upcoming Educational Events - Calendar at a Glance

July 29 2010, BSA Essentials Training - Tuscaloosa, AL

July 29 2010, BSA Advanced - Tuscaloosa, AL

August 1 2010, Supervisory Committee Conference - Point Clear, AL

August 10 2010, How to Read & Sell: Credit Report (webinar)

August 17 2010, Garnishments & Subpoenas (webinar)

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