Credit Union Times Magazine January-19, 2005

News

News Briefs

Marketing

  • Redstone FCU Magazine "Connects" with Members

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. - Redstone Federal Credit Union has found success with its new quarterly magazine Connections. The second edition mailed to over 150,000 households in the Tennessee Valley area has earned rave reviews from members. "Since our premiere issue of Connections last August, we've heard nothing but compliments from our...

  • CUES Nexus Conference Takes Tip from The Apprentice

    MADISON, Wis.- Credit union marketing executives are invited to "break out of the box" by participating in the first-ever Marketing Challenge, Thursday, April 14, 2005, to benefit the San Diego Children's Museum (SDCM). For the challenge, participants will join a team of fellow marketers-in a format based on popular NBC...

  • Desert Schools' FCU, Cardinals Offer Football Clinics

    PHOENIX -Desert Schools' FCU and the Arizona Cardinals have teamed up to help young football fans fulfill a dream to train with their sports heroes by sponsoring local football clinics. For one special day Cardinals' players and mascot "Big Red" will be on hand to direct each participant through a...

  • Charlotte Metro CU Sponsors Local Urban Radio Station Program

    CHARLOTTE, N.C. - Charlotte Metro Credit Union has recently sponsored a local urban "old-school jam" radio station WBAV's new morning talk show Dollars and Sense as part of its continuing outreach efforts into the African-American community. Hosted by popular morning radio personality Jaye Delai, the program revolves around the idea...

Tech Bytes

Letters to the editor

Opinion

  • A Look Ahead at 2005 for Credit Unions' Payment Systems

    The beginning of the year is often marked by forecasts. Pundits and prognosticators forecast what is in store for every field including sports, business, politics and entertainment. With the responsibility of running an electronic payments business, it is essential to consider what might happen in the months ahead that could...

People

  • SOUTHWEST

    Security Service Federal Credit Union, San Antonio, has named Trish Antuna service center manager and Daniel Cruhm Ingram Mall branch manager. Cy-Fair Federal Credit Union, Houston, has promoted Michelle Bailey to vice president of human resources; Johnette Johnson to vice president of lending and Erin Al-Salman to marketing director. Fort...

  • MIDWEST

    Three Rivers Federal Credit Union, Fort Wayne, Ind., has named Rob Binford executive vice president. MidWest Financial Credit Union, Ann Arbor, Mich., has promoted Cheri Scurto to real estate manager.

  • EAST

    Dutch Point Credit Union, Inc., Wethersfield, Conn., has promoted Francis Proto from executive vice president/ chief financial officer to CEO. HarborOne Credit Union, Brockton, Mass., has named Eldon M. Pineo regional lending manager. Citadel Federal Credit Union, Thorndale, Pa., has named Larry Dieter Chester Springs retail office manager and Michael...

  • WEST

    Alaska USA Federal Credit Union, Anchorage, has named Brad Bauges regional vice president, Whidbey Island, Washington. In addition Alaska USA FCU has promoted Rachel Norman to senior vice president, personnel and Liz Behlke to vice president, marketing. America First Credit Union, Riverdale, Utah, has named Diana Player Draper branch manager....

  • SOUTH

    Barksdale Federal Credit Union, Bossier City, La., President/CEO Arno Easterly has been elected CUNA examination/ supervision subcommittee board director. Georgia Central Credit Union, Duluth, has named Bryan McClung credit/risk manager. Alabama Telco Credit Union, Birmingham, has named Carla Ward Hull Montgomery branch manager and Teresa Shunnarah TU lending manager. SRP...

Other

In Other News

  • BRANCHING OUT

    Century Federal Credit Union, Lyndhurst, Ohio, has held a grand opening ceremony in honor of its new Lyndhurst Branch. The new modern facility includes such features as a 24-hour walk-up ATM, a Member Work Station that provides access to the CFCU Web site/online banking services and Saturday hours. Various events,...

Publisher's Column

  • Community CU Wants to Become a Bank. Will it?

    So much for being in the credit union prediction business. Even before the New Year's Eve hats and horns were put away, Credit Union Times' eagle eyed editorial staff learned that another large credit union had decided to begin the new year by going down the same path that recent...

Staking Out the Stats

  • Staking Out The Stats

    While getting out of debt rounds out the top three New Year's resolution after getting in shape and eating healthier, a recent LendingTree.com survey finds those who make such financial resolutions do so with somewhat feeble conviction: *80% of the respondents who make financial resolutions do not plan to seek...

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