ICUL Service Corporation
April 2013



Legislative Day and Reception Event, Golf Outing - Springfield
April 30 - May 1
Please mark your calendar to attend the League’s annual Legislative Day event and reception, which is scheduled for May 1.  The format of this critical event will once again feature registration at 9:30 a.m. and include a luncheon, allowing for a better opportunity for legislative visits.  One new feature of this year's will be an open house at the League's new Legislative Offices during the afternoon.  During the evening, please also plan to take advantage of the Legislative Reception as a great opportunity to socialize with your legislators. The 3rd annual Springfield golf outing to benefit CUPAC is again being held prior to Legislative Day on Tuesday, April 30 at the Edgewood Golf Club in Auburn, IL, starting with registration and lunch at 11:00 a.m.  Complete details for these events have been provided via separate brochures mailed to all credit unions and
on the League’s Web site.

NASCUS Directors College - Springfield
May 2, 2013
The Directors College held by the National Association of State Credit Union Supervisors (NASCUS) in conjunction with Legislative Day last year is coming back to Springfield on May 2, the day after Legislative Day. NASCUS encourages board members, supervisory committee, other volunteers and credit union management to attend this one-day event geared toward enhancing directors’ understanding of the critical statutory, fiduciary and regulatory responsibilities of a director. For pricing and other information,
please click here and here for the agenda. Please e-mail with any questions.

CEO Summit - Arista Hotel, Naperville
June  4 - 5, 2013
The annual CEO Summit will feature John Lass, Senior Vice President, Strategy & Business Development, CUNA Mutual Group in Madison, Wisconsin. He directs corporate strategic planning and CUNA Mutual’s Business Development Unit with a focus on identifying and pursuing strategic diversification opportunities. John has worked extensively in the credit union system throughout the United States and worldwide as a speaker and strategy advisor.  Join us for this insider's look on the latest events impacting credit unions today.  Don't forget to invite your board members too! There will also be an optional golf outing sponsored by ICUL Service Corp.

CUPAC Golf Outing - Bloomingdale
June 18, 2013
CUPAC’s upcoming special events include its annual golf outing on June 18 at a new location: Bloomingdale Golf Course.  For more information, please contact Pat Huffman.

ICUF annual golf outing - Elk Grove
July 31, 2013
Reserve Wednesday, July 31 and plan to attend the Illinois Credit Union Foundation’s golf outing. This annual fundraiser offers the opportunity to play in a scramble or individual play format. Participants are guaranteed a day of fun on the links while raising money for the Foundation.  Everyone who wants to golf at the outing as well as credit unions and vendors who would like to be an event sponsor should contact Melanie Murphy at 800-942-7124.

Hike the Hill – Washington, D.C.
October 2 – 3, 2013
Be sure to make your calendar to join the Illinois delegation in the nation’s capitol October 2 - 3 for the League’s annual Hike the Hill event.  At the 2012 event, a delegation of 13 credit union officials from nine credit unions, as well as key League staff met with their Congressmen to discuss vital issues of concern.  The meetings were very positive and we will continue interacting with these legislators via candidate interviews and chapter legislative nights in their respective districts.

ICUF scholarship and grant deadlines
The first review for 2013 scholarships and grants (Community Service, Small Credit Union Development, Marketing and Business Development, and Financial Independence & Revitalization Effort (FIRE)) took place following the March 31 application deadline.
Remaining grant application review deadlines are July 31, and October 31. Grant seekers are encouraged to complete and return the application form to the Foundation as early in the year as possible since grants are awarded on a first-come, first-served basis. Applications will be reviewed as long as grant funds are available. March 31 was the main scholarship application deadline. Scholarship seekers are encouraged to complete and return the application form to the Foundation as early in the year as possible since most scholarships are awarded following the March 31 deadline. During the remainder of the year, scholarships will be awarded on a first-come, first served basis as long as funds are available. If you have any questions about the grant programs, contact Vicki Ponzo or Melanie Murphy at the Foundation using the toll-free number 800-942-7124.  Printable application forms are available on the ICUL Web site

For Educational dates of interest, please feel free to see the Educational Opportunities section of this publication.

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