As you may recall, Pints & Politics” is our state-wide credit union legislative awareness program for credit union leaders, volunteer board members, and employees. These events are credit union specific – designed and presented by the Dakota Credit Union Association’s Governmental affairs teams, bringing our advocacy and grassroots efforts directly to the chapter level. The program brings credit union professionals, state, and federal lawmakers, and endorsed candidates together for an informal evening of credit union education and advocacy awareness.
We know it is vitally important for chapter members as well as chapter officials to be engaged in grassroots political involvement. Legislative representation is critical to the continued survival of the credit union movement, and chapters are very much a part of that political involvement process. Chapters have always been, and will continue to be, the backbone of the credit union movement, fulfilling a dual role as credit union educator and grassroots legislative link.
Chapters are currently in seven regional locations throughout North Dakota and five locations in South Dakota. Dates have been reserved for most of these chapters, and we are working on scheduling additional events. Feel free to contact Jeff Olson or Jay Kruse with any questions.
September 6, 2022: Credit Unions United Chapter – Minot area
September 8, 2022: Dickinson area
September 15, 2022: Missouri River Chapter – Bismarck-Mandan area
September 22, 2022: North Central Chapter – Devils Lake, Rugby, New Rockford, Maddock
September 27, 2022: Maurie C. Byrne Chapter – Grand Forks area
September 29, 2022: Williston area – Dickinson, Williston
October 11, 2022: James Valley Chapter – Jamestown, Edgeley, LaMoure, Lisbon, Kulm
October 13, 2022: Red River Chapter – Fargo area
September 20, 2022: Central Chapter – Huron, Pierre area
October 20, 2022: SE 605 Chapter – Sioux Falls/Brookings area
TBD: Golden Pheasant – Aberdeen area (Contact Jay Kruse for more information.)
TBD: Old West Chapter – West of Missouri River/Rapid City (Contact Jay Kruse for more information.)
Non-Active: South Central Chapter – Southeastern South Dakota
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