NCUA To Host Public Hearing
ALEXANDRIA, Va.-NCUA will host its fifth annual Budget Briefing and Public Forum at hits headquarters here Oct. 19. The meeting will run from 10:00 a.m. to noon. NCUA described the meeting as an opportunity to "hear oral statements from our stakeholders." Those who wish to make a statement must register first, and will be given 10 minutes to speak. Written commentary is also accepted.
For info: www.ncua.gov.
CUNA's Founding To Be Honored
ESTES PARK, Colo.-CUNA and the Colorado league are planning to rededicate a plaque ackowledging the trade group's beginnings here at the Rocky Mountain YMCA, where meetings were held. The plaque was first erected on Aug. 10, 1954, the 20th anniversary of CUNA's organization, but at some point was removed and has since been gathering dust in CUNA's archives in Madison, Wis. Colorado CU System CEO John Dill is being credited with working to have the plaque put back in place.
Phase II Of Georgia Campaign
DULUTH, Ga.-Georgia's credit unions have launched the second phase of a cooperative advertising campaign designed to convey the message that viewers will like credit unions better. Seventy-three CUs provided funding for the campaign, which will appear in 13 markets and include more than 3,400, 30-second spots. As was the case with phase 1, the campaign is using the theme, "Georgia Credit Unions...You'll Like Us Better" tagline. Viewers of the ads are directed to the Georgia Credit Unions website (www.georgiacreditunions.org), where they can find out more about joining a credit union.
Bosack Named Deputy At NCUF
WASHINGTON-The National Credit Union Foundation (NCUF) has named Steve Bosack as its Deputy Director. Bosack most recently served as senior policy advisor to NCUA Board Member Debbie Matz. Bosack will manage the Foundation's strategic communication efforts and Internet presence and help implement its grants and program initiatives. Prior to joining NCUA, Bosack spent 10 years with CUNA.