FREE Webinar: The Crossroads of Cybersecurity & Fraud
Between National Cybersecurity Awareness Month and International Fraud Awareness Week, there’s no better time than now to join Alloya for this jam-packed, 90-minute webinar covering a series of cybersecurity and fraud prevention topics, hosted by two of Alloya’s risk-management experts! Part I: Protecting Your Credit Union From Cyber Threats will demonstrate how taking proactive steps to protect both your credit union and members is essential. Part II of this webinar will cover recent payment fraud trends and how to mitigate payment fraud losses at your credit union. For more information or to register for this session, click here.
NCUF Offering Financial Well-Being Grants
The National Credit Union Foundation has announced two new grant opportunities to bolster credit unions’ ability to offer financial coaching and combat hunger. Both grant initiatives are open for applications and deadline for submissions is Friday, Nov. 11, 2022. Successful applicants will formally begin their grant projects in January 2023. Further information on the individual grant programs and how to apply is available on the Foundation’s website. Questions? Contact Sam Plester, Marketing and Communications Director, National Credit Union Foundation at email@example.com or 414.439.9783.
East River FCU Seeking MSR
East River FCU in Madison, SD is seeking a Member Service Representative. If you are looking for a fun and dynamic work environment, as well as competitive benefits, supportive colleagues, and opportunities to develop your career, this may be the perfect opportunity. Responsibilities include: Educating members and potential members on the credit union’s products and services; Accurately balancing cash transactions; Handling requests for loan payments, withdrawals, check requests, line of credit advances and other requests from members; and Opening new accounts and service existing accounts. Desired skills include outstanding communication skills in both oral and written communications and ability to develop rapport and create trust with members and teammates. Previous experience with cash handling and customer service preferred but not required. Click here for more information and how to apply.
Central Chapter Meeting
The Central Chapter has scheduled their next meeting for November 15 starting at 6:00 p.m. at the Huron Event Center. The topic will be BSA Jeopardy and Robbery Training, with speaker Lisa Snedeker from Dakotaland FCU. RSVP to Tiffanie Kouf by November 8.
Red River Chapter’s First “Friendsgiving”
The Red River Chapter is planning a “Friendsgiving” event on Tuesday, November 15 from 5:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. at Wild Terra Cider Bar, 6 12th St. N. Fargo, ND 58102. Bring a non-perishable food donation and get a free drink ticket! Thanksgiving Dinner provided by Sprit Fire for just $10.00 per person and all donations will go to the FM Emergency Food Panty. If you are unable to attend but would still like to donate, please contact Kori at firstname.lastname@example.org. RSVP to Kori no later than November 10.
Missouri Valley Chapter CEO Panel Discussion Planned
The Missouri Valley Chapter of Credit Unions will be hosting a CEO Panel Discussion on Tuesday, November 22 starting at 5:30 p.m. with social and dinner, following by the discussions. Meet at the Mandan Depot, 401 W Main St. Mandan. Kindly RSVP here.
One Stop GAC Shop
To make planning as simple as possible for Dakotans who wish to attend the CUNA Governmental Affairs Conference, DakCU has created a “One Stop GAC Shop” where you will find all the information you need to make the most of your experience. Conference registration, hotel reservations, scholarship and Crasher information can all be found here.
Making Small CU Life Easier
Your Dakota Credit Union Association (DakCU) and CUNA, your national trade association, constantly work together to support small credit unions with new product ideas, compliance and policies, training, education, networking, scholarships and more. Our mission is to help you succeed! Do not hesitate to contact any DakCU staff with questions or concerns – we are your first stop for all things credit union related. Click here for more information about Small CU resources.
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