August 17, 2020
This collection of positive news about credit unions and their activities is assembled from a variety of sources on the Internet and from credit union submissions. Note: links used here are external and the League does not control their expiration dates. To share news from your Indiana credit union, send story links to Kay Neidlinger.
Indiana Credit Unions in the Media
Source: Credit union submissions and internet news reports. Some stories may require passwords for access.
CUNA News - 8/13/2020
At its recent Annual General Meeting, the World Council of Credit Unions presented the Indiana League with its 2020 Distinguished Service Award. League President John McKenzie and League Chairman Kevin Ryan, who is President/CEO of Financial Center First CU, comment in this story.
Additional coverage appeared in CUInsight.
Wabash Plain Dealer - 8/13/2020
The credit union presented grants to five organizations.
Indianapolis Business Journal - 8/13/2020
Indianapolis-based Financial Center First CU and Ball State FCU in Muncie are planning to merge, following a 77% approval vote. The merger will become official November 1. Coverage of this news also appeared in Inside INdiana Business.
CUInsight - 8/11/2020
Advance Financial FCU recently presented a check that represents sales of stuffed animals of the credit union's mascot. President/CEO Jerry Gomez comments.
KPC News - 8/8/2020
The credit union broke ground on the new location at 309 S. Poplar St. in LaGrange. League Director Amy Sink, who is Interra CU CEO, is quoted in this story.
The Elkhart Truth - 8/8/2020
Darla Chaney has been promoted, and Andrea Larson has been hired at the credit union.
WNDU 16 News Now - by Lindsay Stone 8/7/2020
Notre Dame FCU is a partner in this program. - by Joseph S. Pete 8/3/2020
The restaurant is one of five winners in the TCU Innovate! Business Challenge. President/CEO Paul Marsh comments. - by Micah Upshaw 8/1/2020
Purdue FCU was one of the community sponsors providing school supplies for this event.
WNDU 16 News Now - 7/30/2020
The credit union is matching all gifts up to $75,000 made to the Teacher Development Endowment at the South Bend Education Foundation.
CUInsight - 7/29/2020
There were 28 scholarships awarded for the 2020-2021 school year. Recipients will also get an internship at the credit union.
WRTV 6 - by Marc Mullins 7/23/2020
League Chairman Kevin Ryan, who is President/CEO of Financial Center First CU, was selected by Indianapolis' ABC TV station as a recipient of the Jefferson Award for Multiplying Good.
The Pilot News - 7/22/2020
Half Century Award honorees for 2020 include: Afena FCU, Bar-Cons FCU, Centra CU, Dearborn County FCU, Diamond Valley FCU, Heritage FCU and Indiana Members CU,
WISH TV - 7/22/2020
Financial Center First's "Carpe Dime" has been added to the line-up. VP Membership Development Dusty Simmons, who is also one of the podcast co-hosts, comments in this story.
Inside INdiana Business - by Mary Willkom 7/21/2020
The credit union recently completed a 15-month renovation of its corporate headquarters in downtown South Bend. President/CEO Paul Marsh comments in this story.
WBIW - 7/21/2020
Hoosier Hills CU President/CEO Travis Markley comments in this story. - by Grace Bentkowski 7/17/2020
Purdue FCU has partnered with Purdue University to offer Boiler Financial Track, a network of people and resources that helps students build skills to become financially secure. Purdue FCU VP Operations Evelyn Royer comments in this story. - by Joseph S. Pete 7/16/2020
Three Rivers FCU CEO Don Cates comments in this story.
Inside INdiana Business - by Wes Mills 7/15/2020
The credit union invited business members to share how they adapted and evolved their business operations in response to to COVID-19. President/CEO Paul Marsh is quoted in this story. Additional coverage is in Northwest Indiana Business Magazine.