MADISON, Wis. (8/13/08)--Artwork for his year’s International Credit Union (ICU) Day theme “It Belongs to Me” and sample materials for marketing and public relations are available online from the Credit Union National Association and the World Council of Credit Unions.
ICU Day will be celebrated Oct. 16. Credit unions can download materials, which can be customized and include a press release, advertisement, model letter to the editor, newsletter article, proclamation, talking points and a speech. The materials soon will be available in Spanish. Graphics are available in English and Spanish and include the “It Belongs to Me” poster featuring a globe of photos of credit union members. Four different logo icons and coloring pages for kids also can be downloaded. International Credit Union Day has been celebrated every year on the third Thursday in October since 1948. On that day, credit unions offer open houses, picnics and community service events to show appreciation for their members and staff. This year’s theme was developed by Laquita Normore, marketing and communications manager, Eagle River CU, L'Anse au Loup, Newfoundland, Canada. For more information, use the link.