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 toKay Neidlinger.
Indiana Credit Unions in the Media
Source: Credit union submissions and internet news reports. Some stories may require passwords for access.
Afena FCU and its "Bridge the Gap" loan program is the subject of this story. League Board Secretary/Afena FCU CEO Karen Madry is among those interviewed. She discusses the program and the credit union's motivation for developing it with community partners. There is a link to listen to the story, which was broadcast on Fort Wayne's PBS station.
NorthPark CU CEO Carma Parrish is among the founders of this national group which aims to share best practices, foster collaboration, offer opportunities for mentorship and more. (Password/subscription required.)
Two Indiana credit unions are featured in this story, which covers nationwide efforts. INOVA FCU contributed to the World Council of Credit Unions' Global Good initiative. CEO Dallas Bergl is pictured with four staff members. Indiana Members CU made a donation to Carmel H.S. as part of its school spirit debit card program. Business Development Officer Abbi Voegel is pictured at the check presentation. (Password/subscription required.)
Members Choice FCU and Indiana Members CU have agreed to merge. Members Choice FCU President/CEO Lori Gonzalez is pictured and that credit union's board chairman, Toby Prince, is quoted. (Password/subscription required.)
The community investment program from Public Service CU encourages 4,600 members to shop at locally owned businesses. The credit union will randomly reimburse transactions where the credit union's debit or credit card is used at a participating business. CEO Carolyn Mikesell comments.