ICUL News & Updates: Two-Day Lending School

ICUL News & Updates: Two-Day Lending School
April 6, 2018 
Registration Now Open for Two-Day Lending School

Calling all lenders!! You don't want to miss out on this engaging and information-packed session created just for you! At this session, we'll explore:
  • Lending philosophy for credit unions
  • Strategies and programs that have proven to increase loan opportunities
  • Profitability
  • Membership growth in a challenging economy
This session will incorporate real-life applicable examples and you'll leave with opportunities you can integrate at your credit union immediately. Whether you're a seasoned lender or new to the role, you won't want to miss out on ICUL's Two-Day Lending School!

Register by Friday, April 13!

Financial assistance grants are available for this event through the Iowa Credit Union Foundation (ICUF). Please contact Jaimie Miller for more information.
Registration Now Open for ICUF Golf Outing 

Registration is now open for the 2018 Iowa Credit Union Foundation Golf Classic on Wednesday, June 13, at Brown Deer Golf Club in Coralville. Click here to register online and view sponsorship opportunities.

The best-shot golf outing is a fantastic way to support ICUF, network and re-connect with other credit union leaders throughout the state. All proceeds benefit our mission to empower people and communities to achieve financial well-being by championing the credit union philosophy of people helping people.

ICUL and AMC Offices Relocate

The Iowa Credit Union League (ICUL) and Affiliates Management Company (AMC) family of companies have relocated to a new office space located at:

7745 Office Plaza Dr. North
Suite 170
West Des Moines, IA 50266

Directions to the new office from I-80:
Take Jordan Creek Parkway, Exit 121 from Interstate 80
Turn South onto Jordan Creek Parkway
Turn right (west) onto Office Plaza Drive
Turn right (north) onto Office Plaza Drive North (quick turn after Perkins Restaurant)
Our office is located on the right in the Hawthorne Building, next to Candlewood Suites
Iowa House Finalizing Tax Bill - Your Help Needed!

The House Ways and Means Committee is holding a public hearing on their tax bill on Monday, April 9, at 5:00 p.m. In addition to speakers during the hearing, the Committee is soliciting public comments online.

Since they have not released their tax bill yet, we don't know whether or not a tax increase on credit unions will be included. Therefore, our message to the Committee is to ask them to focus on helping Iowans keep more of their paycheck and oppose any credit union tax increase.

Sample comment: I am a credit union member and am happy that the Governor's bill does not raise credit union taxes. The Senate tax reform bill raises taxes on 20 credit unions and over 600,000 Iowans - which is the opposite of tax relief. Please do not include any tax increase on credit unions in the House bill. A tax increase on credit unions is a tax increase on credit union members like me.

Click here to leave a public comment on the tax bill. 
Small Credit Union Roundtable Rescheduled for May 1

The Small Credit Union Roundtable that was previously postponed due to inclement weather, has been rescheduled for May 1. This event is for credit unions $35 million in assets or less. Please RSVP here to attend this event.
Join Us for the Women's Leadership Summit 
Ignite Change
Ignite Change, a personal brand identity and perception program, is coming to Iowa this April. Presented by the World Council of Credit Unions and the Global Women's Leadership Network Iowa Sister Society, this event focuses on helping women develop and polish essential business skills needed to reach the top. Sessions will be geared toward credit union managers, emerging professionals, and C-level managers. Men are welcome and encouraged to attend.

Sponsored by Collins Community Credit Union, the event will be held April 25 in Cedar Rapids. Click here to register or contact Mai-Linh Hoang, Marketing Director at Collins Community Credit Union, at 319.491.7418 for more information.
RSVP for the Accounting and Finance Roundtable April 12

The Accounting and Finance Roundtable will be held on April 12 from 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. at the NEW Iowa Credit Union League (ICUL) offices, 7745 Office Plaza Drive North, Suite 170 in West Des Moines. RSVP by Tuesday, April 10.

Join your accounting and finance peers to discuss issues impacting your field. The Accounting and Finance Roundtable is a dues-supported, informal network of credit union employees who have accounting responsibilities within their credit union. This roundtable meets twice each year.

There is no cost to attend this event and lunch will be provided, courtesy of ICUL.

Questions? Please contact us.
CUES Annual Meeting May 10 - 11

Join fellow credit union executives for the Iowa Council of Credit Union Executives Society Annual Meeting at Riverside Casino and Golf Resort in Riverside, Iowa. Whether you are a CUES member or not, take advantage of this networking opportunity to learn what credit union executives across the state are doing to make their credit unions successful. You'll also have an opportunity to meet with vendors that provide a diverse field of products and services that can benefit your credit union.

Watch for your flyer to register. Please contact us with questions.
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