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Post pandemic consumer insights from CU Awareness

Posted on 7/21/2021
Safety and soundness, digital and FinFluencers are key findings in Credit Union Awareness recent post-pandemic research.


CUlead Spotlight: Kimberly Becker, Meritrust Credit Union

Posted on 7/20/2021
We are excited to shine the spotlight on Kimberly Becker, retail manager at Meritrust Credit Union (Wichita, KS).


Credit union news from First Community and Skyward

Posted on 7/13/2021
7 Missouri and Kansas credit unions made the Forbes list of America’s Best-In-State Credit Unions 2021. First Community makes Forbes' list, plus recognized for additional awards. Skyward Credit Union announced 12 recipients of annual scholarship.


CUlead Spotlight: Joshua Lyday, United Consumers Credit Union

Posted on 7/13/2021
We are excited to shine the spotlight on Joshua Lyday, accounting manager at United Consumers Credit Union (Independence, MO).


Augustine elected chair of Kansas Credit Union Council

Posted on 6/29/2021
Michael Augustine and Brenda Kliewer were elected June 22 to top spots on the Kansas Credit Union Council.


CUlead Spotlight: Brian Isham, Credit Union of America

Posted on 6/21/2021
We are excited to shine the spotlight on Brian Isham, Credit Union of America, a member of the 2021 CUlead Class.


CUA and Together Credit Union award scholarships 2021

Posted on 6/18/2021
Credit Union of America (Wichita, KS) recently award scholarships totaling $22,000 and the Together Credit Union (St. Louis, MO) awarded $13,500 in college scholarships.


News from United Credit Union and White Eagle Credit Union

Posted on 6/18/2021
United Credit Union (Ness City, KS) recently held its annual Kids Money Camp and White Eagle Credit Union donated more than $60,000 to organizations and charities they serve.


Together and West Community recognized for providing financial benefits to members

Posted on 6/17/2021
Giving back to their members - that's in the DNA of credit unions. Recently, Together Credit Union (St. Louis, MO) and West Community Credit Union (O'Fallon, MO) received recognition for providing a significant economic benefit to their members.


Missouri CDFI credit unions get Rapid Recovery Program funds

Posted on 6/17/2021
Nationwide, more than $12.5 billion was awarded to Community Development Financial Institutions (CDFIs), including five credit unions in Missouri.


CUlead Spotlight: Cristil Singers, Mazuma Credit Union

Posted on 6/11/2021
We are excited to shine the spotlight on Cristil Singers, branch leader at Mazuma Credit Union (Kansas City, MO).


Last grant cycle of 2021

Posted on 6/10/2021
The last Foundation grant cycle is coming up August 18. Community Development grants applications may request up to $20,000 and Financial Wellness grants may request up to $10,000!


Get ready to party!

Posted on 6/10/2021
You’ve been waiting for it, and it’s finally here! Get your dancing shoes ready and come party with the Foundation at this year’s Foundation Bash on October 7!


Howard and Yolanda Hoemann – Legacy Society

Posted on 6/10/2021
This year, the Hoemanns commemorated their 53rd wedding anniversary with a donation to the Heartland Credit Union Charitable Foundation to support both professional development scholarships and community development grants.


Foundation Cup hosts record crowd

Posted on 6/10/2021
The cool weather didn’t keep more than 90 Foundation enthusiasts from sharing in the fun and games at the lake in May.