March 16, 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.
Kokomo Tribune - by Adam Gilbert 3/16/2020
A combined effort between Solidarity FCU and community organizations is helping to meet the need for 825 students to deal with food insecurity while schools are closed. President/CEO Melissa Domingues is pictured sorting food for the bags.
Kokomo Tribune - by Tyler Juranovich 3/12/2020
Development plans for a new location for Encompass FCU on the south side of Kokomo have been approved by the Kokomo City Plan Commission. Details are in the second story in this column.
WTTV4 - 3/11/2020
FORUM CU's Andy Mattingly talks about what successful investors are doing in the current market environment.
Kokomo Perspective - 3/11/2020
This story includes information from an email that was sent to members.
Brown County Democrat - by Suzannah Couch 3/10/2020
The branch is the credit union's 25th. The ribbon cutting and the office is pictured. VP Marketing Chrissy Bailey comments in this story.
The News Sun - 3/10/2020
Interra CU will build a new office in LaGrange. CEO Amy Sink, who is a League director, remarks in this story. SVP of Member Experience Joel Richard also comments.
Tristate Homepage - 3/9/2020
The first-place Dora Maxwell Award was presented at CUNA's Governmental Affairs Conference. President/CEO Bill Schirmer is pictured receiving the award.
Credit Unions for Kids - by Sarah Snell Cooke - 3/4/2020
The credit union has raised $50,000 for Riley Hospital with an affinity card program since 2015 , and it is in its 10th year of "Cars for Kids." Michelle Payne, Elements Financial FCU’s assistant vice president for branding and communications, comments in this story.
WBIW - 3/3/2020
Wendy Ira is new at the credit union. She is pictured. VP of Mortgage Services Robyn Hughes also comments in this story.
April is National Credit Union Youth Month. If you are celebrating, consider using materials from CUNA to help make saving exciting for young members.