Dakota CU News & Notes
by CUAD Communications

Last Chance for ULEND Academy in 2019

We still have just a few spots remaining for our final 2019 ULEND Academy™ that will be held in Bismarck October 29 – 30. These class sizes are limited to 32 attendees, and this will be our final ULEND Academy™ for 2019. More information and registration available here.


Get Ready for ICU Day

On October 17th, credit unions across the Dakotas – and across the world – will be celebrating International Credit Union Day. This year’s theme is “Local Service – Global Reach” and we have some exciting things planned here at the association. Be sure to share your celebrations with the Memo by emailing to Shawn Brummer, and don’t forget to use #ICUDay for your social media posts.


FREE Retirement Webinar from CUNA Mutual Group

This FREE webinar by CUNA Mutual Group will provide strategies for guiding your credit union employees to a successful retirement. Join retirement specialist Dan Hoffman on Thursday, September 26 at 1:00 p.m. CT to learn more. This webinar is geared toward credit union HR professionals. Register here.  


New Ideas Registration Still Open!

This is one event you don’t want to miss – whether you are representing a small or a large credit union. Every credit union professional that is interested in learning about realities and possibilities for the credit union industry, as well as a strategic new thinking and reacting process, will take away some New Ideas to help you and your credit union succeed well into the future. Registration and hotel information can be found here.


Free Webinar: Breaking Down BSA/AML Compliance

The CUAD Compliance Team and Pay Lynxs have joined forces in an effort to help simplify and manage the daunting task of AML/BSA Compliance. Join a FREE live webinar on Thursday, September 26th at 2:00 p.m. CT to discuss: What is a risk assessment; How to use the Risk Assessment, How to perform CDD; and Member Risk Rating. Special guest is David Gowan, industry expert in financial crime investigation.  Register here or contact Amy Kleinschmit with any questions.


Upcoming Chapter Events

Central Chapter Ditch Clean Up is scheduled for Tuesday, September 24. Meet at 5:45 p.m. at 219th Street and Highway 37 South—Huron. Following clean up, group will meet at Godfather Pizza—195 21st St SW—Huron. RSVP to Tiffanie Kouf at at 605.353.9977. Alternate date in case of rain will be Tuesday, October 1.

Golden Pheasant Chapter webinar meeting is scheduled for Tuesday, September 24 at 5:30 p.m. Webinar link along with meeting packet will be sent prior to meeting. Topic is IT Security/Social Engineering. Contact Steve Streier.


Share Your Good News!

Don’t forget to share your stories of charitable giving and volunteer work for the Memo and CU Social Good. Remember, your credit union receives one Member Engagement Reward Point (MERP) for each story that is contributed to CU Social Good. The points add up and can help you receive a rebate on your annual CUAD Dues.

Submit your news to Shawn Brummer. Employee promotions, awards, new products or services, community involvement/recognition, job openings, all are welcome!



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