The Pulse 08-17-2017

Volume 6, Issue 34.5



Awareness Campaign Regional Listening Sessions Available

MnCUN would like to invite a representative from each credit union to attend a Regional Awareness Campaign Feedback and Listening session. Network staff and representatives from the Awareness Fund Committee will review the Awareness campaign materials and results to date, and share plans for going forward into 2018. We also hope to garner feedback on the campaign from credit unions around the state.


Date and location options are as follows:


  • Cloquet | Wednesday, Aug. 23 | 10-11:30 a.m.  
  • Rochester | Wednesday, Sept. 13 | 10-11:30 a.m.
  • St. Cloud | Thursday, Sept. 14 | 4-5:30 p.m.
  • St. Paul | Wednesday, Sept. 20| 10-11:30 a.m.
  • Maple Grove | Thursday, Sept. 21 | 2-3:30 p.m.
  • Sleepy Eye | Wednesday, Sept. 27 | 10-11:30 a.m.

The sessions are free to attend, but we do ask that you please register.


We look forward to hearing your thoughts on the campaign, and how we can continue to collaborate as a movement to position credit unions as the best financial partner for consumers. Contact Andrea Molnau, Director of Communications, with questions. 




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 Communications Specialist Laura Whittet.



Fall Leadership Conference Registration Ends Tuesday

The Minnesota Credit Union Network invites credit union professionals to its annual Fall Leadership Conference September 8 through 10 at Madden's Resort in Brainerd. The conference will feature a credit union industry exhibit hall, education sessions, entertainment, and networking opportunities.


Session topics will include:


  • Why do members make bad financial decisions, and how can we help?
  • What Matters Now: Insights from Non-Credit Union Members
  • Mindful Leadership
  • Engage, Empower, Enrich
  • The Economic, Political and Business Climate

The deadline for registrations is Tuesday, Aug. 22. Register Here


With questions about the conference, please contact MnCUN Vice President & General Counsel John Wendland by email or by phone at (651) 288-5519 or (800) 477-1034.



Save the date – Credit Unions for Kids Bowl-O-Rama

Join the Minnesota Credit Unions for Kids (MnCU4Kids) committee for the annual Bowl-O-Rama on Wednesday, October 25 in Wyoming. This event provides credit union professionals and volunteers the chance to raise money for a great cause and have fun doing it.

All proceeds from this fundraiser will benefit Gillette Children's Specialty Healthcare and its clinics around the state, which help kids with disabilities and chronic conditions. Gillette is Minnesota’s Children’s Miracle Network (CMN) designated hospital.

Event registration will be made available soon. With questions, contact MnCU4Kids committee member Marty Kelly.

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

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