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NCUA/SBA Alliance to Boost Lending

The NCUA and SBA recently announced a joint initiative to help small businesses and credit unions connect, with the goals of providing small businesses with better access to capital and boosting awareness of SBA programs. Read more

Larry Middlemand, President/CEO, CU Business Group

Middleman Elected to Foundation Board

CUBG President/CEO Larry Middleman was recently elected to the National Credit Union Foundation Board. Middleman will serve a two-year term, through the end of 2016.

The Foundation is considered the charitable arm of the credit union movement and works to improve people’s financial lives through credit unions. Through Foundation grants and programs, credit unions provide widespread financial education, create greater access to affordable financial services, and empower more consumers to save, build assets, and own homes.

Read the full press release or learn more about The Foundation.

Larry Middleman and Elijah Diggins at Spring Training

Elijah’s Story: “A Bad Dream Followed With a Lot of Good Stuff Happening”

Last spring, CUBG sent Elijah Diggins, a young cancer survivor, and his family to Arizona for a dream trip to watch spring training baseball.

Elijah recently celebrated two years of being cancer free and still keeps in touch with CUBG regularly. Click here for an updated article on Elijah’s story from the Northwest Credit Union Association.