An annual meeting is no small affair for credit unions. In addition to showing their appreciation for their members, many credit unions also present awards and announce any changes to the board (as voted on by the credit union's membership). Read below for the latest annual meeting happenings from two credit unions in the St. Louis area.
Part of being a great leader is effectively managing through conflict and drama. The CUlead class gained new insights for dealing with personal and professional drama. This interactive session included lively discussion and small group role play (top photo) led by Adam Barlow-Thomspson of SoCe Leads.
Kansas and Missouri credit unions celebrated National Credit Union Youth Month (April) with fun and educational activities for their youngest members. This year's theme, Credit Union Strong – Pump Up Your Savings, played a large part in credit unions' promotions and marketing materials.
On Monday, Credit Union of America (Wichita, KS) opened a new location at 1919 S. Ohio in Salina, KS. The new office will offer a wide array of loan, deposit, and online services and a strong focus will be on offering consumer and mortgage loans.
Got a good credit union story to tell? Submit it to the Huffington Post! As one of the most recognized websites in the world, the Huffington Post now has a section dedicated to credit unions and you can submit your own credit union difference story.
We know credit unions in Kansas and Missouri do great things for their members and communities every day. Be recognized for your efforts! Last year we said goodbye to three-ring binders and overnight mail and hello to a streamlined online process. We will continue with the online submission process this year. Although HCUA serves credit unions in Kansas and Missouri, these awards remain state-specific. Please take note and choose your state for your entries.
April has been full of great Youth Savings Month stories—we know because several credit unions have already sent us theirs! But we want to hear about every event or promotion hosted by Kansas and Missouri credit unions, so we ask that you send us all your Youth Savings Month stories.