NEWS FROM CUNA: New scholarship fund announced for 2010 CUNA Community Credit Union & Growth Conference

Mark Wolff – CUNA Communications; (202) 508-6764;
Bonnie Bailey – CUNA Marketing; (608) 231-4215;



MADISON, Wis.—Credit Union National Association (CUNA) and CO-OP Financial Services recently announced a scholarship fund to assist dedicated credit union professionals to attend the CUNA Community Credit Union & Growth Conference being held in October.

CO-OP Financial Services is sponsoring the newly announced scholarship fund to provide tuition assistance to twelve credit union staff members. Through this scholarship, these individuals will be able to take advantage of the educational and networking opportunities available at the conference. CUNA Community Credit Union & Growth Conference will be held October 6-9, 2010 in Boston, MA.  This conference offers educational sessions for credit unions looking to grow membership and revenue. Any credit union, regardless of its charter, is welcome to attend.

CO-OP Financial Services provides the tools, counsel and leadership to help credit unions prosper. As the leader in access and convenience: Debit & ATM payment processing, 28,000 surcharge-free ATMs, 4,000 shared branches, call center, mobile banking, check imaging, and more, CO-OP is committed to helping credit unions help their members.

CUNA is the premier provider of educational options for credit unions nationally. All conferences are designed by industry experts, to provide innovative ideas and best practices to stay on top of current issues and trends.

Scholarship entry deadline is September 16, 2010. Find out more about the CUNA Community Credit Union & Growth Conference scholarships at



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