Archive Links

Consumer Archive
CU System Archive
Market Archive
Products Archive
Washington Archive
150x172_CUEffect.jpg
Contacts
LISA MCCUEVICE PRESIDENT OF COMMUNICATIONS
EDITOR-IN-CHIEF
MICHELLE WILLITSManaging Editor
RON JOOSSASSISTANT EDITOR
ALEX MCVEIGHSTAFF NEWSWRITER
TOM SAKASHSTAFF NEWSWRITER

News Now

CU System
Hoosman invited to MLK Memorial ceremony
WASHINGTON (8/25/11)--Hubert Hoosman Jr., president/CEO of Vantage CU in Bridgeton, Mo., will attend the Martin Luther King Jr. National Memorial Dedication Ceremony and Dream Gala this weekend in Washington, D.C. Hoosman helped raise more than $1 million for the memorial during the past five years, and was invited to the dedication ceremony, the $670 million asset credit union said. “I just want to enjoy the moment,” Hoosman said, “I want to see [the monument],” which he called the “highlight of my career.” In 2006, Hoosman became aware of efforts to build the memorial when the credit union was asked if it could make a contribution. Vantage pledged $50,000, and asked the nation’s credit unions to contribute to helping build the memorial. Hoosman, who also is active in the 250-member African American Credit Union Coalition, received the group’s endorsement for the fundraising effort. While in Washington, D.C., Hoosman will attend the Interfaith Prayer Service Saturday morning, the Dream Gala Saturday evening and the official dedication on Sunday.


RSS





print
News Now LiveWire
20 breakout sessions available at @CUNA's April lending school #creditunions http://t.co/eTK0fVO0RK
16 hours ago
.@CoreLogicInc: Jan. home prices jump nearly 6% annually #Market #NewsNow http://t.co/DoDtHhjvaw
17 hours ago
CU Effect: @StLouisComm collaborates to save homes with FHLB grant #NewsNow http://t.co/fxX8EhouUj
22 hours ago
#NewsNow March 31 deadline for Biz Kid$ fin. ed grant application http://t.co/5AD5ZYPLEU
23 hours ago
.@CUNA sends letters on @RepAndyBarr QM bill, @RepMickMulvaney @NCUA budget transparency bill #NewsNow http://t.co/cRAk46ALeD
1 day ago