The Pulse 12-01-16

Volume 5, Issue 47.5



Mark your calendar for MnCUN 2017 Major Events

The Minnesota Credit Union Network strives to provide high-quality educational sessions and networking opportunities each year through our slate of major events. The outline below contains a list of MnCUN's 2017 conference offerings.


  • Credit Union Day at the Capitol - In 2017, MnCUN will be hosting four separate Credit Union Days based on geographic region. All four events will be held in St. Paul. The 2017 Credit Union Days at the Capitol are scheduled as follows:
    • Wednesday, Jan. 25 - Arrowhead and Lakes & Pines Chapters
    • Thursday, Jan. 26 - Central & North Red River Valley Chapters
    • Tuesday, Jan. 31 - Archer Doig Chapter
    • Wednesday, Feb. 1 - Hiawatha and Southwestern Chapters
  • Governmental Affairs Conference: Feb. 26-March 2, Washington D.C.
  • Annual Meeting:  April 20-21, 2017, Bloomington
  • CEO Conference: June 7-9, Duluth
  • Fall Leadership Conference: Sept. 8-10, Brainerd

With questions about the conferences above, please contact MnCUN VP & General Counsel John Wendland by email or by phone at (651) 288-5519 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 Communications Specialist Laura Whittet.




Below is a summary of the Minnesota Credit Union Network's Dec. educational sessions. Browse the listings below and click the links for more detailed information and online registration. Look for a complete schedule on the Event Calendar section of the Network website.




Vote for Miracles and help Win $50K for Gillette Children’s Specialty Healthcare 

Credit Unions for Kids Vote for Miracles is a three-week online promotion where voters can choose their favorite Children's Miracle Network Hospital. The hospital that receives the most votes receives $50,000, second place receives $20,000, third place receives $15,000, fourth place receives $10,000 and fifth place receives $5,000.

Vote for Miracles is Supported by a generous donation from CO-OP Financial Services.

“CO-OP Financial Services’ substantial support through the Miracle Match program and other initiatives has helped Gillette Children’s Specialty Healthcare fulfill our mission to our patients and their families,” said Gillette Children’s Specialty Healthcare Northern Minnesota Development Associate Becky Holst.  “There are no words to express our gratitude, but thousands of smiles on patients and families, not only in Minnesota and western Wisconsin, but across the country.”

Voters can cast one vote daily through December 20, the final day of the promotion. Visit to vote today. 

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

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