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NCUA Forum Set For Kentucky

LOUISVILLE, Ky.-NCUA Chairman JoAnn Johnson and Congresswoman Anne Northup will host a Chairman's Forum for Kentucky credit unions. Panel discussions will inlclude ID theft protections; loans and grants offered through NCUA's Community Development Revolving Loan Fund; and the role credit unions can play in offering health savings accounts (HSAs) to their members. The event is free.

For info: www.ncua.gov.

CUES Forms Southern Council

MADISON, Wis.-Members of the Credit Union Executives Society from Georgia, Kentucky and Tennessee have formed CUES' Greater Southern Council. The inaugural meeting is scheduled for Oct. 13-14 at the Embassy Suites Nashville South in Franklin, Tenn.

The new Council is co-chaired by Craig Esrael, CEO, First South Credit Union, Bartlett, Tenn., director-elect with CUES.

For info: www.cues.org.

Golf Tourney Raises $100,000

WASHINGTON-More than $100,000 was raised for the National Credit Union Foundation (NCUF) in the first Congressional Invitational Golf Tournament sponsored by CUNA and the NCUF. Nearly 100 golfers participated in the event, including credit union executives, congressional staffers, and CUNA and NCUF representatives. The tournament was held at the Belle Haven Country Club in Alexandria, Va. Each foursome, which cost $4,000, had three credit union reps paired with one congressman or staffer. "It was a great day of fun, golf and sunshine to benefit a great cause," said CUNA President and CEO Dan Mica. Mica added that plans are to repeat the tournament in 2006 and thereafter.

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