Dakota CU News & Notes
Small Credit Union Roundtable and Retreat
Leaders at small credit unions in North and South Dakota should register now for our Small Credit Union Roundtable on Tuesday, September 21st at Buffalo Ridge Resort in Gary, SD. Hear from Tom Sakash, CUNA’s Small Credit Union Initiatives Manager, as well as Jim Kasch, founder of Canidae Consulting. DakCU President/CEO Jeff Olson will be providing updates from the association that are particularly relevant to small credit union. This retreat is being offered at no charge, the only expense you will incur will be for travel and accommodations. A light social and dinner will be held on Monday, September 20 starting at 6:30 p.m. for those who arrive early.
Register Now for New Ideas!
The very popular New Ideas Conference is headed to the Black Hills and scheduled for October 4 – 6 in Deadwood, South Dakota. We have a terrific fall event planned that is focused on “Storytelling” and how credit unions can effectively use their stories as part of their branding – engaging both members and employees! There will also be information about blockchain technologies, artificial intelligence, as well as an awareness campaign update.
This event has limited capacity and fills up fast, so be sure to register early.
ICU Day FREE Resources
International Credit Union Day (ICU Day) is Thursday, October 21. Each year, we come together to celebrate ICU Day to raise awareness about what it means for members around the world to have a credit union as their financial partner. This year's ICU Day theme, “Building financial health for a brighter tomorrow,” reflects the way credit unions contribute to a brighter future by working to improve members' financial well-being. It is at the heart of the mission and structure of credit unions. International Credit Union Day is brought to you by Credit Union National Association and World Council of Credit Unions. Click here for FREE ICU Day Materials.
North Central Chapter “President’s Night”
The North Central Chapter has scheduled their meeting for September 23 at the Sheyenne Senior Center – 200 1st Street North - Sheyenne ND. Meet at the bar (just down the street) for social at 5:15 p.m. with dinner at 6:15 p.m. - Potluck meal provided by the ladies of Sheyenne Senior Center. Meeting will begin at 7:00 p.m. with special guest speaker Jeff Olson, President/CEO of Dakota Credit Union Association. Please RSVP to Community Credit Union at 701-947-5011.
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