Happy Memorial Day!
DakCU offices will be closed on Monday, May 29, in observance of Memorial Day. Please have a safe and enjoyable holiday. Originally known as Decoration Day, Memorial Day is a federal holiday in the United States honoring U.S. military personnel who have died while serving in the United States armed forces. Memorial Day is also considered the unofficial beginning of summer in the United States.
Retirement Open House for Jane Duerre
Norstar FCU is extending an open invitation to their open house celebrating Jane Duerre. Details included in graphic below.
Freedom Community CU Seeking CEO
After 45 years leading Freedom Community Credit Union, Mary Hagen has announced her retirement. Therefore, Freedom CCU in Fargo, North Dakota has an immediate opening for a Chief Executive Officer/Manager. Freedom CCU serves approximately 2,400 members from two locations: Main Office at 2940 University Drive N; and a Branch Office at 4505 47th Ave S. The credit union was chartered in 1954 and has assets of $31 million. Job description and responsibilities available here.
Red River Chapter RedHawks Night
Join the Red River Chapter of Credit Unions on Tuesday, June 20th for RedHawks Night and Military Appreciation Night. Tickets are $14 which include seats in Section H and $20 in Hawk Bucks. All are welcome; RSVP no later than June 5 to email@example.com.
NCUA 2023 CDRLF Grant Round Open
Credit unions eligible for Community Development Revolving Loan Fund grants in 2023 can apply by June 30, 2023. Grant requirements, application instructions, and other important information are available on the grants program page of NCUA.gov. Grant applications must be submitted online through the NCUA’s CyberGrants portal. Credit unions with other questions about CDRLF grants may contact the NCUA’s Office of Credit Union Resources and Expansion at CUREAPPS@ncua.gov.
Upcoming DakCU Webinar
Registration is still open for the following informational webinar; details and registration available at link below:
DakCU has partnered with SalesCU for practical and proven sales techniques and strategies that actually work in a credit union setting to bring affordable and convenient sales training to our Dakota credit unions. If you want to develop employees who know how to sell in a way that adds value to the member and leaders who are empowered to drive results through developmental coaching and meaningful accountability, we have a solution for you! Additional information and registration is available here or contact George McDonald, Chief Officer of Strategic Services at 701.250.3942.
Ongoing Educational Opportunities
Be sure to check back often for professional development training to see all current virtual training sessions that DakCU offers in partnership with OnCourse Learning, CU Webinar Network, and CUNA. On our website, click the “Member Resources” link, and then select “Professional Development” link, and click “Training,” to see what is available. Don’t hesitate to contact Paige Langhoff if you need assistance registering for any of these courses or are looking for a particular topic or type of training.
Leadership Development – Work at Your Own Pace
Our iLead@11 DakCU Emerging Leader Program is designed specifically for emerging leaders in the credit union industry, based on the popular Leadership@11 program designed by Eleven Performance Group. It is an ongoing program that allows participants to start whenever they want and determine their own pace. Scholarships are available through Dakota Credit Union Foundation by completing the application form found here.
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In the Spotlight
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