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MS CUs Collaborate to Support Food Initiative During Pandemic


Mississippi credit unions collaborate to support community food initiative during pandemic Jackson, MS (4/27/20) – Credit unions in the Jackson, Mississippi, area teamed-up to sponsor nutritional supports for local families during the COVID-19 crisis. Working with the Jackson Public School (JPS) Office of Child Nutrition and Partners in Education, the credit unions’ support will help provide more than 3,300 meals to JPS children and families. “The credit unions of Mississippi are elated to partner with Partners in Education and JPS Child Nutrition on this initiative,” said Angela Mitchell, Vice President of Marketing at Members Exchange Credit Union. “We recognize the [...]

MS CUs Collaborate to Support Food Initiative During Pandemic2020-04-28T14:07:59-05:00

MS CUs Providing Essential Financial Services During Crisis


During Crisis, Mississippi Credit Unions Continue to Provide Essential Financial Services, Implement Assistance Programs Jackson, MS, April 7, 2020 – The credit unions of Mississippi are open for business. They remain strong during this health crisis and have taken the steps necessary to continue to provide essential financial services. To support the nation's public health efforts to combat the COVID-19 virus, credit unions have modified their operations to accommodate enhanced sanitization measures and social distancing strategies. Still, they are maintaining consumer access to vital financial services through extended drive-thru and call center hours and a wide array of remote and [...]

MS CUs Providing Essential Financial Services During Crisis2020-04-07T12:34:42-05:00

Call for CU4Kids Contributions


Call for final 2019 CU4Kids Contributions 12/30/19 -- If your credit union raised money this year to benefit Credit Unions for Kids and you have not yet submitted those funds, please do so NOW! Credit Unions for Kids in Mississippi benefits the Batson Children's Hospital in Jackson, a Children's Miracle Network hospital serving Mississippi's children. Submit your Credit Unions for Kids contribution: When to submit: Now! Make payable to Batson Children's Hospital Memo line: Credit Unions for Kids Mail to the attention of Jennifer Hospodor, Public Affairs/Batson Children's Hospital/UMC, 2500 North State Street, Jackson, MS 39216 [...]

Call for CU4Kids Contributions2019-12-30T10:47:36-06:00

MS CU volunteer, employee, affected by Dec. 16 tornadoes


MS credit union volunteer, employee, affected by December 16 tornadoes On Monday, December 16, 2019, Howard Austin, chairman of the board at Vickswood FCU (Redwood, MS), was at his home near Mize, MS, watching a television station's live weather coverage of the severe storm outbreak that was moving across the state, when the weather radar indicated a tornado heading his way. "I heard it coming, and then everything outside went white," Austin explained. "I grabbed my little dog and ran to the bathroom and wedged us between the toilet and the wall." The roof came off first, then all the [...]

MS CU volunteer, employee, affected by Dec. 16 tornadoes2019-12-20T10:16:37-06:00

MS CUs Host Financial Reality Fair


MS CU's host financial reality fair at Congressman Thompson's event Each October, Congressman Bennie G. Thompson hosts a College and Career Fair in Greenville. The event offers students a chance to learn more about jobs and higher education opportunities. Mississippi credit unions are proud to be a part of the event, hosting a Financial Reality Fair to give students an interactive opportunity to learn about budgeting and managing money in the real world. Students are given a worksheet at the beginning of the fair, on which they are assigned various educational levels (High School, College, etc.), a family situation, and [...]

MS CUs Host Financial Reality Fair2019-10-30T12:30:04-05:00

LEAD MS plans October 14th ‘Day of Service’


LEAD MS plans October 14th 'Day of Service' On Monday, October 14, members of 2019 LEAD Mississippi will hit their communities to spread kindness and lead by example to demonstrate how credit unions put their ‘people helping people’ philosophy to action. LEAD, Leaders Engaging in Action & Development, is a program specifically aimed at the development of Mississippi’s young credit union professionals as future credit union leaders. “We (the board of directors for LEAD) wanted to showcase the credit union difference on a statewide level," said LEAD MS Chair-elect Christian Hartley, Keesler FCU. "Credit unions here in Mississippi are [...]

LEAD MS plans October 14th ‘Day of Service’2019-09-19T09:16:37-05:00

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1400 Lakeover Road, Suite 200
Jackson, MS 39213-8000

Phone: 601.981.4552

Fax: 601.981.4564