Governor Tim Walz has proclaimed tomorrow, Thursday, October 21 as Credit Union Day in Minnesota. The proclamation recognizes the impact credit unions have on their members financial well-being and the state's economy as a whole. View the Proclamation.
The theme of ICU Day 2021 is "Building financial health for a brighter tomorrow." ICU Day highlights the many ways that credit unions across the world help members improve their financial health and well-being.
Additionally, U.S. Senator Tina Smith sponsored a resolution honoring October as National Co-op Month. The resolution notes..."Whereas, in the financial services sector, cooperatives, including credit unions, farm credit banks, and other financing organizations that lend to cooperatives, provide numerous benefits to the member-owners of those cooperatives."
Credit Unions are encouraged to share the Proclamation in your International Credit Union Day celebrations. Make sure to tag MnCUN and the Governor and Lt. Governor's accounts in social media posts:
Facebook: Governor Tim Walz
Facebook: Lt. Governor Peggy Flanagan
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