Dakota CU News & Notes
by CUAD Communications


Due to circumstances beyond our control, the Credit Union Foundation of the Dakotas (CUFD) Golf Scramble has been MOVED to Thursday, August 29th at the Apple Creek Country Club in Bismarck. Exciting news – this fundraiser event is NOW OPEN TO ALL CREDIT UNION MEMBERS! Get full details in related Memo story here.


Make Reservations for CU Professionals Roundtable Now!

Registration is open for the 2019 Credit Union Professionals Roundtable taking place August 28 and 29 at the Country Inn & Suites in Bismarck. This event will close early enough for attendees make it to the CUFD Golf Scramble in Bismarck if they desire. Also, be sure to make your reservations no later than July 29th to receive the special hotel rate of $99 per night. Call Country Inn & Suites at 701.258.4200 and mention “Credit Union Association of the Dakotas.”


Win One of 50 T-shirts!

CUAD is giving away 50 “Open Your Eyes to a Credit Union” t-shirts! All you have to do is spot any campaign related advertising and capture a photo or a screenshot. This can be electronic billboards, Facebook advertising, or Instagram photos. Then post on Facebook and tag CUAD’s Facebook page, along with #OYEISPY. As of this morning, five shirts have been given away! That means 45 individuals can still play and win. Get full contest details here.


Free Virtual Discovery Conference from CMG!

CUNA Mutual Group has announced registration is open for its 10th annual Discovery Conference being held on Aug. 15. This unique virtual experience offers new perspectives from innovation experts and industry thought leaders to help credit unions prepare for their upcoming 2020 strategic planning. The no-cost event is designed specifically for credit union CEOs and their leadership teams. All credit union and league employees are welcome and encouraged to attend. View the complete agenda for more details. Register using this link.


Exclusively for CEOs of Small Credit Unions!

Registration is now open for the Small Credit Union Roundtable. This one-day meeting will be held on Thursday, September 5th at the Doubltree by Hilton in Fargo, ND. Tom Sakash, Manager of CUNA’s Small CU Initiatives, will be leading this event. Get full details and register here. This meeting is only for CEOs of credit unions $100M and under.


Upcoming Chapter Events

James Valley Chapter is holding a golf outing on Thursday, July 25 at Memorial Park Country Club-9755 66th Street South-Grand Rapids, ND. Golf starts at 2:00 p.m. following by a social and dinner. Program to follow: Credit Union Association of the Dakotas Update presented by George McDonald, Chief Officer of Strategic Services.

*Chapter events can also be found here on the CUAD website.


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