August 31, 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.
CUInsight - by John McKenzie 8/19/2020
League President John McKenzie authored this piece, which mentions the League's recent Distinguished Service Award and encourages others to get involved with projects through the World Council of Credit Unions.
Current in Carmel - 8/30/2020
League Board Chairman/Financial Center First CU President/CEO Kevin Ryan's selection for the Jefferson Award for Multiplying Good is the subject of this story.
The Herald Republican - by Amy Oberlin 8/28/2020
Ashlee Guthrie, community development manager for Three Rivers FCU is recruiting community partners for the credit union's Angola office.
Credit Union Times - by Mike Scarcella 8/27/2020
Natco CU forgave nearly $19,000 in interest on 50 loans for members. President/CEO Cindy Duke comments, and outlines several other things the credit union has done to support members affected by COVID-19. There was also coverage of this story elsewhere. The stories at the links below include a moving member story.
TriState News - by Michelle Kaufman 8/26/2020
The new branch will be on Bellmoore Drive. Market President Luke Yaeger comments, and the groundbreaking group is pictured.
Inside INdiana Business - by Reed Parker 8/26/2020
The virtual innovation competition, sponsored by Interra CU, challenged students to get creative to find ways to solve issues related to COVID-19.
Inside INdiana Business - by Alex Brown 8/25/2020
More than 100 companies are included in the rankings, including four credit unions: Elements Financial FCU, FORUM CU, Heritage FCU and Indiana University CU.
Greater Fort Wayne Business Weekly - by Doug LeDuc 8/21/2020
Two League board members are quoted in this column. The first story gives details about ProFed FCU's construction projects in Fort Wayne, Columbia City and Decatur. It includes comments from ProFed CU President Nina Baker. The second story mention's Interra CU's inclusion on Forbes' Best in State list, and includes a comment from Interra CU CEO Amy Sink.
LaPorte County Life - by Curtis Hankins 8/21/2020
Eight high school students received scholarships. First Trust CU Marketing Director Dorene Martinson provides comments.
The Tribune - 8/21/2020
The Beacon CU Foundation presented grants to five groups in Jackson County.
Credit Union Times - by Peter Strozniak 8/19/2020
The credit union announced its plans to acquire Our Community Bank in Spencer. League Board Vice Chairman Kevin Sparks, who is President/CEO of Crane CU comments in this story. There was also coverage of this story elsewhere, including:
American Banker (password/subscription required)
The Star - 8/19/2020
Through its Project Spotlight program, the credit union has made awards in DeKalb County. A picture of the check presentation is included with this story and shows two branch managers: Carla Holbrook and Dawn Pruitt.
WANE 15 - by Chris Darby 8/17/2020
Fort Financial FCU is planning new construction. A rendering of the building is included with this story.
Finextra - 8/17/2020
The credit union has chosen this core processing platform. League Director Nina Baker, who is president of ProFed CU, comments in this story along with the credit union's VP Chief Information Officer Janice Harter.
Northwest Indiana Life - by Curtis Hankins 8/15/2020
The program rewards members for their banking relationships. SVP of HR and Marketing Jackie Hofman describes the program in this story.
WSBT 22 - 7/23/2020
TLCU Financial partnered with the South Bend Medical Foundation and TV station WSBT to host a blood drive. CEO Kendra Fleckner donated blood and she comments in this story.