Trish Shermot, government relations and engagement officers at Visions FCU was among the 48 credit union professionals to receive their Credit Union Development Educator certification.
Each year, the New York Credit Union Association’s Chapters host multiple golf tournaments throughout the state to benefit the state-level political action committee for credit unions, CUPAC. Several events are fast-approaching, and golfers are encouraged to save the following tournament dates as details are finalized:
UsNet presented the Ralph Hillman Award to Visions FCU at the New York Credit Union Association’s 2017 Annual Meeting & Convention. Each year, the award—which is named after the former UsNet chairman—recognizes the shared branching marketing efforts of a participating UsNet credit union.
Palisades FCU recently received NCUA’s approval for a community charter expansion. With the approval, the credit union will expand its membership to serve persons who live, work, study, volunteer, or worship in Rockland County, New York and Bergen County, New Jersey.
Credit unions in the Utica-Rome Chapter raised nearly $5,000 for the purchase of a new mobile sensory station at the chapter’s local Children’s Miracle Network Hospital. The new “Vecta Full Mobile Sensory Station” is designed to turn any room into a relaxing, distracting and empowering multi-sensory room.
Andrew G. Godfrey, CEO of Cheektowaga Community FCU and an active participant in the state credit union movement, passed away Saturday.
Godfrey served as the credit union’s manager/CEO, as well as on the Erie-Niagara Chapter Council, for more than 25 years. He was also active at CEO Roundtable discussions.