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CU System briefs (02/08/2012)
  • WASHINGTON (2/9/12)--The Credit Union National Association (CUNA) Wednesday announced Pat Sowick has been promoted to senior vice president of CUNA League Relations. The promotion reflects her enhanced duties for the American Association of Credit Union Leagues (AACUL), where she serves as chief operating officer, and CUNA, specifically with regard to membership development and state governmental affairs in addition to her league relations duties and oversight of Credit Union House. Sowick has been with League Relations/AACUL for more than four years, following 10 years as vice president, CUNA Washington Operations, and is key to the success of that team, said Susan Newton, executive vice president, CUNA System Relations. During the past year, she has played a significant role in the restructuring of that area and in addressing the myriad of new challenges and opportunities CUNA faces supporting leagues and member credit unions, Newton added ... 

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    JACKSONVILLE, Ark (2/9/12)--Arkansas FCU President/CEO Larry Biernacki, right, presented a $67,947.91 check to Arkansas Children's Hospital Foundation Director of Development Jennifer Selig, left, at a press conference held in the main lobby of Arkansas Children's Hospital Feb. 2. Arkansas FCU employees and members raised $57,947.91 through several fundraising events, including the sixth Annual Arkansas Federal Golf Classic, candy and cardstock sales and several Bunko events. CO-OP, a credit union-owned electronic funds transfer network and processor, contributed the additional $10,000, through its Miracle Match program, which encourages credit unions nationwide to fundraise for their Children's Miracle Network hospitals. Since 1998, Arkansas FCU, based in Jacksonville, Ark., has contributed more than $600,000 to Arkansas Children's Hospital. Arkansas FCU is part of Credit Unions for Kids, a national sponsor of Children's Miracle Network Hospitals. Children's Miracle Network Hospitals is a national organization dedicated to helping raise awareness and funds for its 170 member hospitals, including Arkansas Children's Hospital …


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