Georgia United's Paintball Tournament raised $10,821 to support the Georgia CU Affiliates' Political Action Committee fund.
One of the three credit union executives set to receive the National Credit Union Foundation's Herb Wegner Awards for Lifetime Achievement in 2015 leads a credit union that serves in one of the poorest counties in the country.
Clarence Hall Jr., of the $1.2M Issaquena County FCU, will receive an award for lifetime achievement.
Read some credit union suggestions made to the Federal Reserve Bank regarding how it could improve its payments system.
Encouraging member participation at annual meetings has become increasingly important in recent years with competition growing in the financial services marketplace, but tighter budgets have cooperatives scrambling to find affordable new ways to increase attendance.
Billion-dollar credit unions in gridlocked Atlanta announce closed branches Wednesday.
Georgia recently added 40,000 new jobs and experienced a 4% rise in average home prices.
Industry leader had been on sabbatical since last August; looking ahead to new business ventures, a brokerage and real estate firm, with his wife.
After 30 years of service, Rob Braswell, commissioner of the Georgia Department of Banking and Finance, retired on June 1.
Braswell had served at the helm since December 2005 and in various capacities in the department over his 30-year career.