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    Questions & Conversation at the 2009 GAC

    CUNA’s Governmental Affairs Conference is in full effect and, given the times, promises to be one of the most interesting yet.

    Here’s what we’re up to:

    A question of outreach

    Photo credit: 2009 GAC Website

    Tomorrow we’ll be at the Cyber Cafe, camera in tow, from 9am – 2pm. We’re asking credit unions this question:

    “How is your credit union using community outreach and unique services to help people cope with the economic downturn?”

    If you have stories, ideas or insights you’d like to share, please drop by and say hi.

    Keep up via Twitter

    Believe it or not, the credit union movement has a wildly active Twitter community. Whether you have a Twitter account or not, you can keep with their GAC ‘09 coverage and commentary in realtime here:

    Herb Wegner Memorial Awards

    Today most of our crew is running around making preparations for tonight’s Herb Wegner Memorial Awards. Here’s a quick clip on last year’s Lifetime Achievement winner, cooperative paragon Bob Hoel, and how his knack for going against the grain lead to the creation of REAL Solutions –

    Bob Hoel on controvery, innovation, and the creation of REAL Solutions from REAL Solutions on Vimeo.

    And you?

    What problems are your members facing that you hope this week will shed some light on?


    PS: If we haven’t given you enough ways to round us up, we also have a booth.

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