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Skip-A-Pay A Great Way To Serve Members

“Skip-A-Pay” promotions are a popular and growing member service.  The concept is as simple as it sounds: eligible members with qualifying loan balances can elect to skip-a-payment at a frequency set by your credit union’s policies; usually once or twice a year. Read this article to find out the benefits of starting a "Skip-A-Pay" program and access the tools to get started.
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Chris Conway Joins Foundation Board of Directors

The Foundation has appointed Chris Conway, President/CEO, Educational Systems FCU, to the Board of Directors. Elected to leadership posts on the Foundation’s Board recently were Chair Ron Shockley, First Financial of Maryland FCU; Vice-Chair Fred Caprio, Allied Solutions; Treasurer Adrian Johnson, MECU of Baltimore; and Secretary, Janet Oursler, Howard County Education FCU.
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“School of Rock” Friend-Raiser Sells Out!

Tony Award winner Andrew Lloyd Webber's smash comedy play, School of Rock, proved to be a winning production for the Foundation's 12th annual "Friend-Raising" event!  The show sold out and helped bring the total raised for financial literacy programs to $60,000.
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Millionaire’s Clubs Total 50 Sites

What started as a small pilot program five years ago, the Millionaire’s Club financial literacy experience has grown to fifty sites serving 2,000 students a year, and the growth continues to accelerate.
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Club Credited for Fueling Finance Passion

Former Millionaire's Club member credits the Millionaire's Club for fueling his passion for finance and helping others.
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Board Goal: Sixty Millionaire’s Clubs

Five years ago representatives of small and large credit unions, teachers, financial literacy professionals, and Foundation staff gathered to develop and pilot a personal finance program for high schoolers. The Millionaire’s Club was born.
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Millionaire’s Club Site Students Featured In Sundance Film

Student members at the Baltimore Leadership School for Young Women, a Baltimore City-based charter school and site of the newest Millionaire’s Club financial literacy experience, have been featured in the newly-premiered Sundance Film Festival documentary, STEP.
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Exhibitor Survival Kits Show Vendor Support

Every exhibiting vendor at the 2017 MD|DC Credit Union Association's Annual Meeting and Convention was treated with a "Survival Kit," filled with bottled water, mints, hand sanitizer, and snacks - a display of gratitude for their important role. It's a Foundation tradition that dates back to 2010.
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Wine Me Up! Big Hit At AMC

The Foundation's 2017 Wine Me Up! event at the MD & DC Credit Union Association's Annual Meeting & Convention in Ocean City Maryland was the most successful wine pull to date.
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Linda, Albrecht, CUNA Mutual, Joins Board

Linda Albrecht, a long-time supporter of the Credit Union Foundation MD|DC, and member of the Foundation's Advancement Committee, has been appointed to a three-year term on the public charity's Board of Directors.
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