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News from First Community and Ozark Federal

Posted on 4/6/2021
First Community Credit Union donates $8,000 to local charities. Ozark Federal Credit Union sponsors local high school's culinary arts program.

  

PPP extended to May 31 with Kansas and Missouri support

Posted on 4/5/2021
Kansas and Missouri credit unions have more time to help members gain access to the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP). Congress approved and President Joe Biden signed legislation that extends the PPP through May 31.

  

CDFI certification deadlines

Posted on 3/30/2021
Are you a CDFI credit union or do you want to be? Check out these important upcoming deadlines.

  

CUlead Spotlight: Caroline Richardson, Volt Credit Union

Posted on 3/29/2021
We are excited to shine the spotlight on Caroline Richardson, chief retail & commercial officer at Volt Credit Union (Springfield, MO).

  

CUlead Spotlight: David Stevens, Azura Credit Union

Posted on 3/29/2021
We are excited to shine the spotlight on David Stevens, Azura Credit Union, a member of the 2021 CUlead Class.

  

CU People on the Move: Together Credit Union and Electro Savings Credit Union

Posted on 3/26/2021
Together Credit Union names Pier Alsup chief diversity, equity & inclusion officer. Electro Savings Credit Union bids goodbye to retiring CFO, Eric Hardman, and welcome to Patti Poe, new CFO.

  

COVID-19 vaccine rollout for financial sector

Posted on 3/23/2021
Credit union employees are soon eligible to access COVID-19 vaccines based on their profession in both our states, as each state opens up its next vaccination phases.

  

The digitalization of commercial lending

Posted on 3/23/2021
Commercial lending is a balance of risk and reward. Automation that was thought to be nice-to-have became critical infrastructure both to expedite loan origination and to efficiently manage the volume of loan servicing.

  

Be Better. Do Better: Credit union leaders discuss DEI

Posted on 3/19/2021
Earlier this week, HCUA and the African-American Credit Union Coalition hosted the second of a two-part webinar to candidly discuss how credit union leaders can do better in their DEI journeys, for themselves and for their credit unions.

  

CUs turn to CU Loan Source during historic deposit growth

Posted on 3/19/2021
Several credit unions in our region have recently turned to CU Loan Source as a solution for dealing with the recent high deposit growth they have experienced in the last year.

  

CUlead Spotlight: Julio Gonzalez, Mid American Credit Union

Posted on 3/19/2021
We are excited to shine the spotlight on Julio Gonzalez, Mid American Credit Union, a member of the 2021 CUlead Class.

  

Federal lawmakers hear credit union concerns

Posted on 3/15/2021
Kansas and Missouri Congressional leaders heard from credit unions during five virtual Hill visits on March 10.

  

CUlead Spotlight: Roya Cox, Columbia Credit Union

Posted on 3/9/2021
We are excited to shine the spotlight on Roya Cox, Columbia Credit Union, a member of the 2021 CUlead Class.

  

Kansas credit unions partner with Attorney General on free shred days

Posted on 3/8/2021
Twelve Kansas credit unions partner with Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt to host shredding events to help consumers fight identify theft.

  

CUlead Spotlight: Shawn Riley, Heartland Credit Union

Posted on 2/26/2021
We are excited to shine the spotlight on Shawn Riley, Heartland Credit Union, a member of the 2021 CUlead Class.