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AWARDS DEADLINE NEARS
updated 06/27/13 10:41 AM
Maxwell, Herring, Desjardins Due July 26
The deadline to submit entries for the 2013 Community Outreach/Dora Maxwell, Louise Herring, and Desjardins awards is fast approaching. Entries are due Friday, July 26.

The Dora Maxwell/Community Outreach Award seeks to honor credit unions, multiple credit union groups, and chapters for their outstanding community outreach efforts. First-place winners in each asset category will be honored at the Leagues' 2013 Annual Meeting and Convention, which will be held October 28-30 in San Francisco, and their entries will be forwarded to the Credit Union National Association for the national-level competition.

Entries from first-place winners in each asset category for the Louise Herring Philosophy-in-Action Member Service Award program will be forwarded to CUNA for the national-level competition. CUNA’s Desjardins Youth Financial Education Award recognizes financial education efforts for those under age 18, while the Desjardins Adult Financial Education Award honors financial education efforts for age 18 and older. First-place state winners move on to the national competition.

In addition, the California Credit Union League still seeks nominations for its League Awards—Leo H. Shapiro Lifetime Achievement, Distinguished Service, Outstanding Volunteer, and Tomorrow’s Star. Recipients also will be honored at this year’s AMC. The deadline for nominations is Monday, August 5.

August 5 is also the deadline for nominations for the Unsung Hero Award, which honors those who’ve made significant contributions to the credit union movement in California or Nevada, but have not been recognized by way of major credit union awards at the state or national level. In addition, the Shapiro Group seeks nominations for the Kim Bannan Eternal Flame Awards, which recognizes individuals, credit unions, and other organizations that have helped one or more Shapiro Group credit unions succeed.

For more information, contact Leagues Public Affairs and Community Outreach Specialist Tina Ramos-Ingold at tinar@ccul.org.

 
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SAN MATEO CU CEO TO RETIRE updated 08/29/14 04:49 PM
Barry Jolette Served 27 Years
San Mateo CU board of directors announced its CEO Barry Jolette will retire after 27 years of service. He has demonstrated a close dedication to the credit union movement through his various leadership roles on local, national, and international levels. He served as the California Credit Union League Chairman in 1996; and in 1997, he was elected to the Credit Union National Association board of directors and named its chair in 2001 (until 2003)..

NCUF RELEASES ANNUAL REPORT updated 08/29/14 02:44 PM
Activities From Last 12 Months
The National Credit Union Foundation (NCUF) released its 2013-2014 Annual Report, entitled “Improving People’s Financial Lives through Credit Unions.” The report highlights the organization's program and grant activities during the past 12 months.

WEEKLY E-FILING BILL SIGNED INTO LAW updated 08/28/14 02:18 PM
Will Streamline Reports for CUs
California Gov. Jerry Brown has signed Assembly Bill 2298, legislation that will allow financial institutions which hold local agency deposits to submit their weekly reports to the California Department of Business Oversight (DBO) electronically rather than through U.S. mail.

RMJ GOLF TOURNAMENT RAISES 41k updated 08/27/14 12:56 PM
Event Attracts Nearly 100 Players
The Richard Myles Johnson Foundation/CUNA Mutual Golf Tournament, held Aug. 18 at the Newport Beach Country Club in Newport Beach, CA, raised $41,000 for the state foundation for credit unions in California and Nevada.