Dakota CU News & Notes
Season of Giving!
The Christmas season is upon us, and credit unions do even more during the “Season of Giving.” Don’t forget to share those stories of charitable donations, toy and food drives, and volunteer work that your credit union or chapter is doing this year to make a positive difference in your community! Email to firstname.lastname@example.org for the Memo and CU Social Good.
FREE December Webinar from CSS
CUNA Strategic Services is offering a free webinar on December 22 at 11:30 a.m. (CT). “High Risk Customer Management” with product experts from VERAFIN will discuss balancing the needs of both business and customers with heightened regulatory expectations.
Red River Chapter Holiday Social
The Red River Chapter has planned their Holiday Social for Thursday, December 16 at the Holiday Inn in Fargo. Social begins at 5:30 p.m. followed by dinner and entertainment by Matt Aakre. An Irish Auction will be held, with proceeds going to Down Home, an organization that helps fight homelessness. RSVP to Korianne@unitedsavingscu.org.
DakCU Awards Nominations Due Soon
Don’t miss the deadline! DakCU Awards nominations are due by December 17 and can be found here. Check out our revamped Awards Page which now includes previous winners and our Hall of Fame winners from 2000 to 2021! Contact Deb Kruckenberg with any questions.
Dakota’s Sister Society Schedules January Meeting
The Dakota's Sister Society has scheduled their next meeting for January 19th at 2:00 p.m. via ZOOM, with the topic “Predatory Lending And Our Members.” The holidays can be frantic for folks and sometimes bad choices can be made when trying to buy gifts and prepare. How can we save our members? How can we educate them on predatory lending and how can we prevent them from going that route in the future? Dynamic speaker, Kerri Grimes Smith from Self-Help CU in North Carolina will be joining us to speak on this very topic. Everyone is welcome to attend! Kindly register in advance and contact Nanci Wilson with any questions.
MonDak Roundtable Early Bird Discount
Register by December 17 and receive a $50 discount on the MonDak Roundtable in fabulous Las Vegas, NV February 8 – 9, 2022. Complete information on presenters, sessions, discounted room rates and accommodations, and the post-conference event here.
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