DakCU Holiday Hours
DakCU offices will be closed on Monday, February 21 in observation of Presidents’ Day. Officially celebrated on or near Washington’s Birthday, Presidents’ Day is a holiday in the United States that occurs on the third Monday of February to honor all persons who have served in the office of president.
Reminder: Town Hall Tuesday on February 22
As a reminder, our first CEO Town Hall of 2022 is scheduled for Tuesday, February 22nd at 3:00 p.m. (CT). Besides an association update, Gigi Hyland, Executive Director for the National Credit Union Foundation (Foundation), will be joining to share how the new focus on “Financial Well-Being For All” will help support not only our movement’s mission but will become a powerful advocacy tool. A Zoom invite to the Town Hall has been sent. Contact Jeff Olson if you need the link.
Hometown CU New Branch Location
Hometown CU has opened a new branch office located at 301 5th Ave. SE in Medina, ND. The new branch manager is Rhonda Schlect. Congratulations to CEO Harold Hagen and crew on their continued growth!
East River FCU Seeking MSR
East River FCU in Madison, SD is currently seeking a Member Service Representative. If you are seeking a fun and dynamic work environment, this is the right place for you. You will receive competitive benefits, supportive colleagues, and opportunities to develop your career. Responsibilities include balancing cash transactions, loan payments, withdrawals, and other requests from members, opening and servicing existing accounts, and educating members and potential members on credit union products and services. Looking for a team player, capable of accomplishing a variety of tasks with positive attitude and quality results! Download application and apply here.
Should You Redefine Your Overdraft Strategy? FREE Webinar from JMFA
Changing market conditions and renewed regulatory criticism have recently fueled sweeping changes in overdraft strategies. Now is the time for all credit unions to re-evaluate their overdraft strategy and approach to ensure they are doing right by their members. However, making changes without the right direction and sufficient information can create difficulties for members who trust their credit union to “have their back” when they have liquidity needs.
Join the roundtable Q&A session with Cheryl Lawson and James Darden from JMFA on Thursday, February 24th at 11:30 a.m. (CT). Their first-hand experience and expertise will provide answers to your questions about assessing and redefining your current overdraft strategy. This session will cover consumer-first and compliance best practices, new trends, insights, and share real-world examples. Register here.
Enhance Member Relationships with Prepaid Travel Benefits
Travel is making a comeback! Now is the time to lighten members’ travel load with prepaid card travel benefits and protections like purchase security and travel assistance services. Join Envisant on Wednesday, February 23 at 1:00 p.m. (CT) to learn more about how TravelMoney® can enhance your member relationships. Register here.
Red River Chapter Zoom Meeting
The Red River Chapter has scheduled a Zoom virtual meeting on Tuesday, February 22nd at 6:00 p.m. Guess speaker Greg Smith from the Cass County Sheriff’s Office will present Robbery Training, Cyber Security, and Elder Abuse information. RSVPs are not required. Contact Korianne@unitedsavingscu.org for the meeting link or if you have any questions.
Red River Chapter Plans Evening with Fargo Force
The Red River Chapter has planned a “Chapter Fargo Force Night” on Thursday, March 3rd starting at 7:05 p.m. at the Scheels Arena in Fargo. Join your credit union peers for a fun evening of hockey and socializing! Tickets are just $14 and include seating in the Ice Garden Bar, snacks and pulled pork sandwiches. RSVP no later than February 23rd to email@example.com.
Dakotas Sister Society Plans March Meeting
Everyone is invited to join the next Dakotas Sister Society Meeting on Thursday, March 17th at 2:00 p.m. (CT) with special guest speaker Christopher Morris, Engagement Consultant from CUNA! The topic will be “Motivating Your Whole Team to Be a Part of the Credit Union Movement.” Sign up here and be sure to follow the Dakotas Sister Society Facebook Page.
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