The Pulse | 07-26-2018

Volume 7, Issue 29.5



Early Bird Registration for Fall Leadership Conference Ending Aug. 3

The Minnesota Credit Union Network invites credit union professionals to its annual Fall Leadership Conference September 7 through 9 at Madden's Resort in Brainerd. The conference will feature a credit union industry exhibit hall, education sessions, entertainment and networking opportunities.


Breakout sessions will be available in tracks specific to Directors, Executives, and Emerging Leaders. General Session topics will include:


  • Build Better Experiences through Design Thinking
  • Cyber Attacks – not just an IT problem
  • Economic Update
  • 2018 Elections and Political Environment

To take advantage of the early bird discount, registration and payment must be received by Friday, August 3. The deadline for regular priced registrations is Friday, August 24.


Event details and registration are available on the Fall Leadership Conference page of the MnCUN website. 


With questions about the conference, please contact Andrea Molnau, MnCUN Vice President Communications & Engagement by email or by phone at 651-288-5527 or 800-477-1034.




Follow the links on the stories below to read more about the outstanding programs, new initiatives and well-deserved recognition received by your peers recently. Got news of your own? Send stories, pitches, press releases and published articles to MnCUN Director of Communications Laura Whittet.




Financial Education P2P Session Schedule for August 23

Credit union professionals are invited to join their peers at the Minnesota Credit Union Network’s Financial Education Peer-to-Peer (P2P) session. P2P events are discipline-specific, providing an opportunity to learn from industry experts and other credit union staff in your field.


During the event, attendees will hear about financial education resources, best practices, strategic involvement and alignment, and community engagement from Minnesota non-profit BestPrep. The P2P is scheduled for Thursday, Aug. 23 from 12:30 to 3 p.m. at the MnCUN office in St. Paul.


Registration is available online.


A full list of upcoming P2P sessions can be found on the MnCUN calendar online. With questions, please contact MnCUN Director of Engagement Ben Hering by email or by phone at 651-288-5519. 



Buy A Blizzard® Treat, Make A Miracle on August 2

For more than 10 years, the DQ system has celebrated Miracle Treat Day. Minnesota Credit Unions for Kids (CU4Kids) is encouraging credit unions across the state to participate in the upcoming Miracle Treat Day on Thursday, Aug. 2. 


On this day, $1 or more from every Blizzard® Treat purchased at participating Dairy Queen stores will be donated to Gillette Children's Specialty Healthcare, Minnesota's Children's Miracle Network-designated hospital. Gillette, which helps kids with disabilities and chronic conditions, is based in St. Paul, with outreach clinics located around the state.


Mark your calendars for the special day to thank your staff or involve your family and friends. To find a participating DQ store, enter your zip code into the finder located on the Miracle Treat Day website.

Minnesota Credit Union Network
555 Wabasha Street N, Suite 200
St. Paul, MN 55102

(651) 288-5170
(800) 477-1034