OCCU Announces New Olympia Branch

The project is part of the Steamboat Square development.

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CFSI Announces #FinHealthMatters Day

The efforts includes a social media contest asking “what financial health means to me.”

CO-OP Announces $53.3 Million Shareholder Patronage, Highest Dividend Ever Recorded by a CUSO

Co-Op Passes Along Benefit of Sale of Ensenta Stock to Shareholding Credit Unions

Northland Credit Union Announces Plans to Merge with Gesa Credit Union

Northland’s branch will become a branch of Gesa, and all Northland staff will join the Gesa Credit Union family.

St. Helens Community Announces Result of Special Member Vote

St. Helens Community Federal Credit Union held a special meeting Tuesday in response to a petition to recall five of the credit union’s seven volunteer board members. More than 175 members were in attendance and a total of 1,431 ballots were received.

FTC Announces Schedule for Reviewing Regulations and Rules Transfer to CFPB

The FTC issued a press release updating its 10-year review schedule, announcing that it would not review four rules previously scheduled for review in 2012. The release also clarified the rules whose authority would be transferred to the CFPB.

Frank Announces Plans to Retire, Will Not Seek Reelection

Rep. Barney Frank, D-Mass., announced Monday that he would not seek reelection next November. One of the key architects of the Dodd-Frank Financial Regulatory Reform Act, Frank was “a friend to credit unions,” according to CUNA President/CEO Bill Cheney.

FinCEN Releases Technical E-Filing Specs for New CTR and SAR and Announces Informational Webinar

FinCEN has released electronic filing requirements for the Currency Transaction Report (CTR) and Suspicious Activity Report (SAR). The BSA E-Filing system will begin accepting batch filings matching the specifications for the new CTR and SAR in December 2011.

NWCUA Announces Town-Hall Schedule

This year’s road show will outline a redistricting plan, highlight various Association achievements, and address membership concerns.

Unitus CCU Announces 2011 Scholarship Recipients

This year, Unitus has awarded 11 scholarships to graduating high school, undergraduate and graduate students. Each winner will receive $1,000 toward his or her tuition for the 2011-2012 academic year.

NWCUA Announces Partnership with OfficeMax

Under the program, credit unions order materials at a discount through the OfficeMax website, which are then delivered within one business day.

Association Announces New Awards Program

The new program, which includes annual awards for lifetime contributions to the credit union movement, social responsibility and excellence in advocacy, will be presented at the Annual Convention.

Association Announces Free Chapter Leader Webinar

The webinar will outline the Association’s new chapter support program, including liaisons, a new website, and a new chapter excellence award.