ICUL Service Corporation
February 2013

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CU Snapshots

Gov. Quinn signs landmark fast track foreclosure legislation into law

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February 14
Early Bird Deadline
83rd Annual Convention

February 22
Annual Spirit of Service Awards
Nomination Deadline

April 18-20
ICUL 83rd Annual Convention
Renaissance Schaumburg
Convention Center Hotel

Featured Story

Governor Quinn signs landmark fast track foreclosure legislation into law. Surrounded by representatives from the Illinois Credit Union League (ICUL), state lawmakers from both sides of the aisle, housing advocates, county officials, and other interested community stakeholders, Illinois Governor Pat Quinn last Friday signed into law SB 16, a measure that establishes a “fast track” expedited foreclosure process to help address the issue of abandoned residential properties in Illinois.  Full story

ICUL Service Corp partners with CU Mobile Apps for mobile solutions. ICUL Service Corp., a subsidiary of the Illinois Credit Union League and one of the nation’s leading credit union service organizations, announces its recent partnership with Tennessee-based CU Mobile Apps, a rapidly-growing provider of progressive mobile banking solutions.  Full story


League announces governmental affairs staffing changes. The Illinois Credit Union League (ICUL) has announced the addition of two individuals as well as other staffing changes to its governmental affairs unit.  Ashley Niebur accepted the position of ICUL’s Manager-State Governmental Affairs, effective January 14, 2013. Joe Lyons also joined the ICUL staff as a retained lobbyist effective February 1, 2013 and will provide legislative consulting services.  The new hires are in light of an upcoming retirement by Donald Edwards, ICUL Senior Vice President of Federal Governmental Affairs.  Full story.  

Early bird deadline this week for 2013 Convention. 
Have you planned yet to come back to Schaumburg for the League’s 83rd Annual Convention?  The theme of ICUL's 2013 Convention is "Passport to Success!"  This year's premiere educational event will be held April 18-20, 2013.  Early bird deadline is February 14!  Full story. 

Illinois CUs kick off 3rd year of financial counseling program. 
For the third year, the Illinois Credit Union Foundation is bringing the REAL Solutions enhanced version of the Credit Union Financial Counseling Certification Program (FiCEP) to the credit unions of Illinois.  This is a unique partnership between the National Credit Union Foundation/REAL Solutions, Credit Union National Association’s Center for Professional Development (CUNA CPD), the Illinois Credit Union League and Illinois credit unions to train staff who are then able to give professional financial counseling and education to members and potential members throughout the state. Full story.

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