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Lawmakers thank MarylandDC CUs for soundness
COLUMBIA, Md. (2/10/09)--The Maryland and District of Columbia Credit Union Association (MDDCCUA) hosted its Annual Maryland General Assembly Legislative Reception Feb. 2 in Annapolis, Md., and heard praise from state lawmakers.
Maryland Delegate Dana Stein (D-Baltimore County), left, co-chairman of the Maryland State Task Force on Financial Literacy, and Maryland and District of Columbia Credit Union Association President/CEO Michael V. Bell at the association's legislative reception.
Maryland House of Delegates Majority Leader Kumar Barve (D-Montgomery County) thanks credit unions for providing safe financial institutions. (Photos provided by the Maryland and District of Columbia Credit Union Association)
Majority Leader of the Maryland House of Delegates Kumar Barve (D-Montgomery County) applauded MDDCCUA and credit unions for providing Maryland with a safe, sound, and stable financial institutions (FOCUS Newsletter Feb. 9). Rod Staatz, CEO of SECU, Baltimore, as well as a member of the boards of MDDCCUA and the Credit Union National Association, said he was proud to be part of such a strong financial community. Delegate Dana Stein (D-Baltimore County) thanked credit unions for being among the first supporters of the State Task Force on Financial Literacy. Stein told about the task force's progress in working with the Maryland State Board of Education to implement financial literacy in Maryland's public schools. MDDCCUA President/CEO Michael V. Bell addressed the financial climate currently facing Maryland and the initiatives credit unions are taking to help the state weather it. More than two dozen credit unions gathered and discussed issues facing credit unions with members of the General Assembly. The occasion presented opportunities for credit unions to educate members of the General Assembly about the variety of services credit unions provide to Maryland consumers.
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