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LSCU eNews Weekly April 16, 2012
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President's Point
"Leave behind" ground broken in St. Pete
LSCU Top Headlines
This week's top League headlines
Governmental Affairs News
This week in Alabama politics: Public deposits hearing this week, right of redemption introduced
This week in Florida politics: CU CEOs host fundrasier for Rep. Posey, bankers form SuperPAC
News from the Hill: Grassroots advocacy still important on MBL, committee considerations
McCarty to leave LSCU in May
Compliance Corner
League InfoSight highlight: Small Business Health Care Tax Credit
FinCEN proposes consumer due diligence rules
CUNA Regulatory Advocacy Report - Week of April 16, 2012
Compliance calendar and training
Cooperative Initiatives News
'Dance For the Kids Marathon' raises more than $20,000
2012 Annual Convention & Exposition
“Like” LSCU’s AC&E Facebook fan page for continuous information and updates about this year’s AC&E
May 11, 2012: Last day to receive LSCU AC&E hotel room group rate
LSCU Councils, CUES to offer dynamic sessions at AC&E
Education News
2012 LSCU Disaster Preparedness Workshops in Miami, Montgomery next week
BSA Training Workshop taking place in Birmingham in May
Education Calendar
LEVERAGE News
Diversification strategy aids strong financial results for CMG
CUES article highlights Achieva CU 30 percent ePurchasing savings
News from You
Pen Air FCU, Mastercard highlight one lucky winner with Arnold Palmer Sweepstakes
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President's Point

"Leave behind" ground broken in St. Pete

The “leave behind” project, in honor of the Republican National Convention, is becoming closer to a reality. Last week we broke ground on the site at All Children’s Hospital in St. Petersburg. It was a nice ceremony with a good mix of credit unions, state and federal lawmakers and hospital staff in attendance. We also had two Tampa television stations cover the event.

What made Wednesday’s groundbreaking special was the fact that we had a handful of young patients in attendance. It really brought home how much this playground is needed at the hospital and how many kids and their families will benefit. During his remarks, Dr. Jonathan Ellen, physician-in-chief and interim president of All Children’s Hospital, said that “play is essential to helping kids recover.” It’s so true. As soon as we got the shovels to turn over the soil for the groundbreaking, the kids jumped right in and started digging. They all had smiles on their faces.

Every four years, CUNA and the leagues collaborate on a project in those states where the Republican and Democratic National Conventions are being held. The St. Pete project is a great way for credit unions to reinforce their philosophy of “People helping People.” With the Republican National Convention in Tampa this August, All Children’s Hospital was chosen because it’s a Children’s Miracle Network Hospital and there was a need for a therapeutic playground for patients and their families. A similar project is being built in Charlotte, site of the Democratic National Convention in September.

Before the groundbreaking began in St. Pete, the League accepted a check from USF FCU in Tampa. USF CEO Rick Skaggs attended the ceremony along with a number of other Tampa-area credit union officials. Earlier in the week, Corporate One FCU contributed $10,000 and CO-OP has committed $25,000 to the project.  Our fundraising is going well, but we need $300,000 to build this playground. LEVERAGE, the League Service Corporation, contributed $30,000 to get the fundraising going.

While we are accepting donations from credit unions across the country, our hope is that credit unions in Alabama and Florida will donate generously.  We have started to receive checks from credit unions in both states, with Alabama credit unions stepping up with early support. With member business lending and supplemental capital being discussed by our lawmakers in Washington, D.C., this project is a shining example of what each of you stands for. Credit unions are behind this project, not because they are mandated to give back, but because it means so much to All Children’s Hospital and its patients.

With a quick turn of the soil, the project has begun. I hope you will consider being a part. We will have a volunteer day coming up in early June. If you can’t contribute, you can come out and help us begin to put the playground together.  If you would like to know more about the “leave behind” project, visit the Southeastern Credit Union Foundation website or contact LSCU VP, Cooperative Initiatives Laura Vann at 866.231.0545 ext. 2181.

I welcome your thoughts and feedback.

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LSCU Top Headlines
This week's top League headlines

Registration open for Orlando NCUA listening session
Credit unions have an opportunity to interact with the NCUA to have a greater discussion about the challenges and demands of the examination process. It allows for a number of points of view to be discussed. The NCUA hopes the listening sessions will help build a constructive working relationship. The Orlando listening session is June 12 between 1 - 4 pm. Click here to register.

Interest risk assessment webinar on April 17
Interest rate risk is a hot topic right now with credit unions and examiners. CUNA and the NCUA are holding a joint webinar to help credit unions fall into compliance. The webinar willl feature CUNA Senior Economist Mike Schenk, three NCUA officials and a credit union CEO. Click here to register. 

"Leave behind" ground broken in St. Pete
Credit union officials from the LSCU and CUNA, along with state and federal lawmakers, the National Journal and All Children's Hospital broke ground on a new therapeutic playground in St. Petersburg. The $300,000 "leave behind" project is in honor of the Republican National Convention in August in Tampa. Click here to read the full story.

Free webcast with CFPB Director Richard Cordray
On April 24, CFPB Director Richard Cordray will discuss his vision for the agency and its impact on credit unions in a free webcast hosted by the National Association of Federal Credit Unions (NAFCU). Click here for more information on the webcast.

2012 Credit Union House first-quarter newsletter
The CU House first-quarter newsletter highlights events hosted over the past few months as well as the newest Hall of Leaders inductees. To read the newsletter, click here. [ Return to Top ]

Governmental Affairs News
This week in Alabama politics: Public deposits hearing this week, right of redemption introduced

Public Deposits in Senate Committee this Week

On Wednesday, April 18, SB 299 sponsored by Sen. Bill Holtzclaw (R-Madison) will be heard in the Senate Banking & Insurance Committee at 9 a.m. SB 299 is legislation that allows credit unions in Alabama to become qualified public depositories and is a main priority for the League and credit unions throughout the state. There will not be a vote taken at the hearing on Wednesday, but this is an important first step for the legislation as the push continues for this aggressive legislative agenda.

Now is the time for credit unions to act, take a moment and reach out to members of the Senate Banking & Insurance Committee. Let them know that this legislation is on the committee agenda for a public hearing on Wednesday, and explain to them the importance of this bill for all credit unions in the state. Ask them to support SB 299, and support Alabama’s credit unions. For a list of Senate Banking & Insurance Committee Members, click here, and for talking points on SB 299, click here.

Right of Redemption Introduced in the House
On April 10, Rep. Mike Hill (R-Columbiana) introduced legislation, HB 673, to reduce the redemption period on foreclosed property from one year to 90 days. In addition to the redemption period being reduced, Rep. Hill has placed two other measures that strengthen the legislation tremendously from what has been seen in the past.  In current law there is a prohibition on pre-sale waivers of someone’s right of redemption, HB 673 removes that prohibition. In other words, if a property is foreclosed, the lender can have the borrower waive their right of redemption making the property much more attractive to potential new buyers. HB 673 also includes language that states that “any” improvement to a property is considered a permanent improvement regardless of necessity and the value of any improvements must be used when determining redemption.

Even though it is late in the legislative session, there is hope that HB 673 can move through the process. The League supports HB 673, and has already been in contact with representatives of other financial institutions working to see this bill move as quickly as possible. HB 673 has been referred to the House Financial Services Committee, chaired by Rep. Steve Clouse (R-Ozark). The League will be hand-delivering a letter voicing its support to him on Tuesday of this week.  For a copy of this letter, click here.

Follow the GA team updates on Twitter throughout the session by clicking here.

For questions regarding legislative affairs issues in Alabama, contact LSCU Director, Legislative Affairs Jason Cochran at 866.231.0545, ext. 2159. [ Return to Top ]

This week in Florida politics: CU CEOs host fundrasier for Rep. Posey, bankers form SuperPAC

Florida Politics Week in Review:

As the League reported last week, Attorney General Pam Bondi has petitioned the Florida Supreme Court for final approval on the Senate’s redrawn map. Oral arguments on the map are set for this coming Friday, and a decision will come by mid-May. If the court again rejects the Senate’s plan, it will be up to the Justices to redraw the map, utilizing the 2010 US Census data. The Congressional map was set to be reviewed in circuit court today, though that hearing has been postponed with no make-up date yet. The Florida House of Representatives map has been approved. The League will continue to monitor the progress on the maps and keep you informed of when decisions are made. The final week for qualifying for all candidates in Florida is June 4-8, unless an executive order is issued extending this time.

The League’s Governmental Affairs (GA) team will also continue to focus on meeting with members in their districts to educate them on the importance of credit unions, what its priority issues will be heading into the 2013 Legislative Session, and why it believes credit unions are the best choice for consumers.

Credit Union CEOs Host Fundraiser for Rep. Posey
Doug Samuels, CEO of Space Coast Credit Union and David Brock, CEO of Community CU of Florida, along with their wives, Linda Samuels and Angela Brock, co-hosted a fundraising reception for Rep. Bill Posey (R-FL) this weekend at Doug and Linda’s home. LSCU SVP, Finance & Administration Scott Morgan, represented the League at the event. The reception was an overwhelming success, and is another example of credit unions helping their friends in Congress. Rep. Posey is one of the, if not the, best friends credit unions have in Congress. He has co-sponsored legislation on member business lending, exam fairness, and supplemental capital for credit unions and continues to be a strong advocate for the credit union movement. The League would like to thank Doug, David, and their wives for being such gracious hosts and going above-and-beyond in showing support to credit unions’ friend, Rep. Bill Posey.

Bankers Form SuperPAC
A recent article in American Banker has outlined the bankers’ efforts to combat what they refer to as frustrations over blindly contributing to politicians who consistently vote against their industry. In order to rectify their “problem,” bankers have created what is known as a SuperPAC – Friends of Traditional Banking. A SuperPAC, officially known as an “independent expenditure only committee,” is not allowed to directly coordinate with a candidate’s campaign; however, they can spend an unlimited amount of money on contributions or expenditures. The SuperPAC will be utilized to target the Banks’ “industry enemies” which, obviously, will include credit union friendly candidates, as well as credit unions themselves. To read more about this endeavor, click here.

To read the complete Florida Politics Week in Review including more important information on grassroots advocacy and PAC fundraising, click here.

Should you have any questions about the legislative issues mentioned above, contact LSCU Director, Legislative Affairs Jared Ross at 866.231.0545, ext. 1012. [ Return to Top ]

News from the Hill: Grassroots advocacy still important on MBL, committee considerations

News from the Hill Update

Congress is back after a two-week break. The House and Senate are in session this week. The Senate returns today and will consider judicial nominations before voting on a motion to invoke cloture on a motion to proceed to consideration of legislation enacting the so-called “Buffett Rule.” Under this legislation, individuals who earn more than $1 million annually would pay a tax rate of 30 percent. This motion to invoke cloture is not expected to pass. If it does not pass, the Senate is expected to consider postal reform legislation for the remainder of the week. 

The House also comes back today and will consider bills under suspension of the rules. On Tuesday and the balance of the week, the House will consider H.R. 4089, Sportsmen's Heritage Act of 2012, H.R. 9, Small Business Tax Cut Act, and a transportation re-authorization bill. No votes are expected in the House on Friday.

MBL Information

At this time, the League has no new information regarding the timing of a vote on Sen. Mark Udall’s (D-CO) legislation, the Credit Union Small Business Jobs Act (S.2231). The bill remains on the Senate calendar and eligible for consideration at any time, however, based on the schedule described above, a vote is not likely to occur this week. From a legislative and grassroots standpoint, the League and credit unions need to continue grassroots efforts with the assumption that a vote could come at any time, which means not putting off until later any components of the grassroots plan. Credit union staff and small business members should continue to make phone calls to the four senate offices, and send letters today. For more information on our grassroots action plan for the upcoming MBL vote, visit the League’s MBL & Legislation Resources page.

For more information on committee considerations and upcoming chamber schedules, click here.

For questions regarding the News from the Hill Update, contact LSCU SVP, Governmental Affairs Will McCarty at 866.231.0545 ext. 2137. [ Return to Top ]

McCarty to leave LSCU in May

LSCU Senior Vice President of Governmental Affairs Will McCarty announced last week that he is leaving the League to join Trimmier Law Firm in May. McCarty has worked with credit unions for 12 years; the first 10 years with the Alabama Credit Union League and the past two with the new League of Southeastern Credit Unions. LSCU President/CEO Patrick La Pine says that losing McCarty’s institutional knowledge will be tough, but he was presented with an offer too good to pass up.

“I have known and worked with Will for more than a decade. He has been a trusted member of our Executive Management Team and was invaluable during the consolidation effort. Will has great relationships with Alabama credit unions, so while I hate to see him leave the League, I’m glad he’s still working in the credit union movement,” said La Pine.

Over the past two years, the LSCU has worked to assemble one of the best league Governmental Affairs teams in the country. Building relationships with lawmakers is a major part of working for a league. Getting them to co-sponsor legislation is key to getting their vote. Currently, member business lending legislation, HR 1418, has 11 co-sponsors from Alabama and Florida. The Financial Institutions Examination Fairness and Reform Act, HR 3461, has 17 co-sponsors from Alabama and Florida. Last year, all four senators from Alabama and Florida voted to delay the implementation of interchange fees. The Alabama Governmental Affairs team, led by Director of Legislative Affairs Jason Cochran, has set the stage for the public deposits bills, SB. 299/HB. 315, in the Alabama legislature this session. McCarty says leaving the League is difficult.

“The decision to move on was not easy, and I couldn’t have done it if I didn’t know that I would still be working with credit unions. I’m looking forward to the opportunities this change presents to me, and to remaining part of the movement which I have come to know and respect so much.”

The League will be conducting a national search to replace McCarty, whose final day will be May 25

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Compliance Corner
League InfoSight highlight: Small Business Health Care Tax Credit

The small business health care tax credit was included in the Affordable Care Act. The credit is designed to encourage small employers to offer health insurance coverage for the first time or maintain coverage they already have.

Eligible credit unions may calculate the small business health care tax credit when they file income tax returns. The IRS provides forms and instructions indicating how eligible tax-exempt organizations, such as credit unions (which do not generally file income tax returns), will claim the credit.

May 15 is the annual date for the forms to be filed in order to receive the tax credit.

To find out more about the Small Business Health Care Tax Credit, visit League InfoSight.

For more helpful reminders and tips, view the League InfoSight newsletter. Members must login to the League website (www.lscu.coop) with username and password. If you do not have access to the League website, click here to sign up. After you are logged in to www.lscu.coop, locate the InfoSight block (see graphic below) in the upper right of any of the LSCU web pages, choose your state, and click "GO."


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FinCEN proposes consumer due diligence rules

The new proposed regulations from FinCEN seek to strengthen efforts to combat financial crime, money laundering, terrorist financing, and tax evasion. Credit unions should consider and comment on the costs they would incur if the CDD rules are approved. FinCEN also asks for comment on which additional entities should be included or exempted from the changes and how they could impact credit union members. LSCU is accepting comment on the rules through April 20 and will submit affiliate member views to FinCEN on May 4.

To read the complete article about the FinCEN proposed changes, click here. [ Return to Top ]

CUNA Regulatory Advocacy Report - Week of April 16, 2012

Take a look at the most recent edition of the CUNA Regulatory Advocacy Report, which covers important issues such as: CUNA provides detailed legal analysis to CFPB on how it can use its statutory authority to eliminate on-machine ATM notices, NCUA to hold examiner conferences, CFPB releases outline of proposals on mortgage servicing, and much more.

To read the latest CUNA Regulatory Advocacy Report, click here. [ Return to Top ]

Compliance calendar and training

April 2012

          For the complete list of calendar dates and compliance trainings, visit the LSCU Compliance Calendar

          *Note: To view InfoSight content, it is required to log in to www.lscu.coop for access.

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          Cooperative Initiatives News
          'Dance For the Kids Marathon' raises more than $20,000

          The 'Dance for the Kids Marathon' held on April 14, raised an initial amount of $13,000, with CO-OP Financial Services giving a 'Miracle Match' of $10,000 pushing the total to $23,000.

          One-hundred percent of the money raised will go to help the children treated at Shands Hospital for Children in Gainesville, the local Children’s Miracle Network Hospital. Shands Hospital for Children at the University of Florida is a 155-bed hospital within a hospital. UF physicians at Shands Hospital for Children offer nearly every clinical service from basic primary care to highly specialized procedures such as organ and bone-marrow transplantation, AIDS treatment, diabetes care and monitoring, neurosurgery, and cancer treatment. There were more than 8,400 admissions at Shands Hospital for Children last year and patients made more than 142,219 visits to the outpatient clinics.

          Sponsoring credit unions of the event were: TMH Federal Credit Union; Florida Commerce Credit Union; Envision Credit Union; FSU Credit Union; First Florida Credit Union; Tallahassee-Leon Federal Credit Union; FAMU Federal Credit Union; and Southeast Corporate. Clear Channel Radio also provided tremendous logistical and promotional support for the event. Stephen Taylor of FSU Credit Union served as the event’s chairman and did an exceptional job organizing the event and ensuring that all participants had a fun day of dancing. [ Return to Top ]

          2012 Annual Convention & Exposition
          “Like” LSCU’s AC&E Facebook fan page for continuous information and updates about this year’s AC&E

          This year’s AC&E promises to be an event that you won’t want to miss! To keep you up to date with the latest news and event details, “like” the League of Southeastern Credit Unions AC&E Facebook fan page. Find pictures from previous years’ events along with important dates and educational events that will assist you in making the most of your AC&E experience.

          Why should you attend?

          • Educational sessions designed to meet credit unions' continuing education needs
          • Suggested educational tracks for CEOs, executives, and directors
          • Top industry vendors all in one place
          • Keynote speakers Mark Halperin and John Heileman, authors the best seller, Game Change
          • Outstanding entertainment during the Dinner, Entertainment, & Silent Auction by Ethan Bortnick
          • Relaxing game of golf on Saturday during the Annual AC&E Golf Tournament at the Ritz-Carlton Golf Club to benefit CMN

          "Like" League of Southeastern Credit Unions (LSCU) AC&E on Facebook! [ Return to Top ]

          May 11, 2012: Last day to receive LSCU AC&E hotel room group rate

          The deadline to receive the group rate at the JW Marriott Orlando Grande Lakes for the LSCU AC&E is Friday, May 11. To reserve your room for the AC&E, visit the AC&E website.

          When making reservations at the hotel, use the group rate JUNJUNA. [ Return to Top ]

          LSCU Councils, CUES to offer dynamic sessions at AC&E

          The LSCU Councils, in collaboration with Alabama and Florida CUES, will be providing a number of stimulating sessions led by dynamic speakers at the 2012 LSCU Annual Convention & Exposition.

          Council sessions will include:

          • Credit Unions Are Increasing the Use of Alternative Delivery Channels to Meet Member Demands; What You Need to Also Look at for Required Investments to Maintain Profitability
            Speaker: Terrence Roche, Cornerstone Advisors, Inc.
          • The Bleeding Edge & The Leading Edge: Using Innovation to Move Your Credit Union Ahead of the Curve Speaker: Jackson Hataway, PhD, associate consultant, Strategic Arts & Sciences
          • Finding & Maximizing Loan Opportunities
            Speaker: Mike Bartoo, regional manager, MARQUIS
          • Organic Marketing: Good Purpose, Good Will, & Good Ideas
            Speaker: Josh Allison, CUDE, relationship development manager, Horizon Credit Union
          • Member Loyalty: Guaranteed. How to Out Smart, Out Market, Out Serve, Out Sell, & Flat Out Do What Your Competitors Can’t
            Speaker: Jeff Rendel, CSP, president, Rising Above Enterprises
          • Creating Exceptional Member and Employee Experiences Through Seamless Data Integration
            Speaker: Brian Scott, vice president of sales, The Members Group (TMG)

          To view the LSCU Council flyer, click here.

          For more information on topics and speakers at these meetings, visit the LSCU Events Calendar or contact Lisa Hammock at 866.231.0545 x1146. [ Return to Top ]

          Education News
          2012 LSCU Disaster Preparedness Workshops in Miami, Montgomery next week

          The Disaster Preparedness Workshop is a full-day event that will benefit all credit union staff involved with developing and implementing the credit union disaster preparedness plan. The goal of the workshop is “continuity of service to your members no matter what happens.” It will assist in turning FFIEC requirements, industry guidelines, best practices, and collective credit union experience to mature your disaster recovery or business continuity program.

          Workshop facilitator Don Stewart, MBCP, MBCI, CCP, director of professional services for Ongoing Operations LLC, has managed a FISERV credit union DR facility, led more than 1,100 disaster recovery exercises, and supported several hundred actual events.

          Disaster Preparedness Workshop – Miami, FL
          Tuesday, April 24, 2012 – 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. EST
          Location: South Florida Educational FCU, 7780 SW 117th Ave., Miami, FL 33183

          Disaster Preparedness Workshop – Montgomery, AL
          Thursday, April 26, 2012 - 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. CST
          Location: Guardian CU, 418 Madison Ave., Montgomery, AL 36104

          The registration fee is $199 per person. Click on the above links or visit the LSCU Events Calendar to register. [ Return to Top ]

          BSA Training Workshop taking place in Birmingham in May

          The Bank Secrecy Act requires financial institutions to assist federal and state agencies to detect and prevent money laundering. Specifically, the act requires financial institutions to report suspicious activity that might signify money laundering or other criminal activities.

          In addition to a Currency Transaction Report workshop as well as a Suspicious Activity Report workshop, attendees will hear about Bank Secrecy Act program oversight, creation and maintenance, risk assessment, filing requirements, technology, member/vendor due diligence, plus much more.

          BSA Training Workshop: May 9, 2012
          Repeat sessions:

          Morning:
          9 to 11:30 a.m. CST

          Afternoon:
          1 to 3:30 p.m. CST

          Fee: $65/person/session

          Location:
          League of Southeastern Credit Unions
          Ground Floor Conference Room
          22 Inverness Center Parkway, Suite 100,
          Birmingham, AL 35242

          For more details or to register, click on the above links or visit the LSCU Events Calendar. [ Return to Top ]

          Education Calendar

          Upcoming Events:

          Wednesday, April 18
          Frontline Series: Service EXTRAordinaire: Increasing Member Loyalty & Profitability
          3 to 4 p.m. EST - Webinar

          Thursday, April 19
          Get Serious About Offering Remote Deposit: It's Time & Here's How!
          3 to 4 p.m. EST - Webinar

          To view the full 2012 LSCU Education Calendar of Events, click here. [ Return to Top ]

          LEVERAGE News
          Diversification strategy aids strong financial results for CMG

          Bolstered by the performance of its credit union businesses, CUNA Mutual Group posted stronger-than-expected results in 2011, positioning itself to withstand continuing economic pressures in 2012.

          The company’s diversification strategy has begun to pay dividends. In 2010, when its credit union business didn’t perform as well, ProAg, CUNA Mutual Group’s crop insurance affiliate, played a significant role in growing the company’s financial results. In 2011, when natural disasters stymied crop insurance results, CUNA Mutual Group’s credit union businesses withstood the year’s economic challenges.

          “Our credit union and Wealth Accumulation businesses performed well in 2011, which offset the large amount we paid out in crop claims due to natural disasters,” said Jeff Post, president and CEO of CUNA Mutual Group. “We enter 2012 confidently, focusing on a three-pronged approach to growing our business – continuing expansion in the credit union market, crop insurance and through acquisitions via our recent mutual holding company restructuring.”

          Operating revenue grew 5.4 percent in 2011, with more than half of that growth coming from crop insurance. Credit union consumer products (Auto & Home and Life & Health) and Wealth Accumulation offset lending-related revenue due to poor economic conditions. Net income was slightly up, at $88 million, due to strong operating performance and lower investment impairments.

          Click here to read the 2011 CUNA Mutual Annual Report.

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          CUES article highlights Achieva CU 30 percent ePurchasing savings

          Achieva Credit Union in Clearwater, Fla., was dissatisfied with its existing armored car services and felt its costs were too high. The credit union turned to LEVERAGE’s Ventelligence program, which put on an ePurchasing event, during which interested vendors bid for the opportunity to provide the credit union’s armored car services. A new article by LEVERAGE Director of ePurchasing's Lori Vary on the CUES website shows that the credit union saved 30 percent with ePurchasing’s online bidding compared to what it was previously paying (buyers are not required to choose the lowest bid).

          "I am definitely a believer in the benefits and effectiveness of LEVERAGE’s ePurchasing process,” says Achieva CU Chief Financial Officer Dennis Holthaus, a CUES member. “Following our initial event, Achieva has used ePurchasing to buy hardware, software and operational services. We have saved more than 30 percent on operational costs."

          To read the full article posted on the CUES website, click here.

          To learn more about Ventelligence ePurchasing, click here.

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          News from You
          Pen Air FCU, Mastercard highlight one lucky winner with Arnold Palmer Sweepstakes

          Pen Air Federal Credit Union and MasterCard gave Eavan Malone from Milton, Fla. the trip of a lifetime. Malone, an English instructor, was the grand prize winner of the Arnold Palmer Invitational Presented by MasterCard Sweepstakes with Pen Air Federal Credit Union.

          Malone won a 5-day trip to the invitational in Orlando, Fla., with opportunities to walk inside the ropes and follow a professional golfer, access to the hospitality area, played 18 holes at an acclaimed course in Orlando, enjoyed an indulgent spa visit, and attended a meet-and-greet with Arnold Palmer.

          “This is such a neat opportunity for our member, Eavan, says Pen Air FCU AVP, Electronic Services Michelle James. "We are excited that Pen Air FCU and MasterCard could take part in this."

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          EMPLOYMENT
          View available credit union jobs

          To view the available jobs on the LSCU homepage, visit the LSCU CU Jobs Center. [ Return to Top ]

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