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In Brief, July 26

Lansing Lugnuts Give Lansing Little League Teams a Baseball Ambush
Last week, the Lansing Lugnuts boarded a bus with Big Lug, the teams mascot, in tow to give two Lansing little league teams a surprise. The bus arrived at Quintin Park where the Tigers and Knights were about to play a game. Instead, they bussed the two teams to the LAFCU-sponsored Lugnuts Stadium so they could play their game and see their names on the big stage.

Watch their reactions here.

2019 Contact Center Conference
The MCUL & Affiliates’ first-ever call center conference sold out last year and now is the time to secure a seat for the 2019 Contact Center Conference. The event is Oct. 29-30 at the Delta Hotel by Marriott Kalamazoo Conference Center. The conference has been expanded to two-days and a vendor showcase has been added to the agenda. Registration includes dinner, networking and a tour of the Member Service Center at Consumer Credit Union the evening of Oct. 29. 

MCUL & Affiliates 2019 Telephone Collections School
The MCUL & Affiliates 2019 Telephone Collections School will be facilitated by Steve Peterson, a well-known collections authority who will cover "The Best Methods of Telephone Collections," "Skiptracing," "Negotiating Skills," "The Fair Debt Collection Practices Act," "Top Twelve Collection Tips," "How To Use The Internet in Collections" and "How To Handle Bankruptcy In Collections." Online registration is now available for the Nov. 13 event, in Novi.

BlueOx Credit Union Supports Meals on Wheels Program
BlueOx Credit Union celebrated its “Scoop Up the Summer Savings” auto loan promotion with a $500 contribution to the Meals on Wheels program through Senior Services Southwest Michigan.

“The Meals on Wheels program is a vital service to many area seniors,” said President/CEO Fran Godfrey. “The program not only delivers a nutritious meal but also a regular welfare check-in. This allows individuals the ability to maintain their independence,” Godfrey noted. “We believe in supporting our communities and this is a perfect tie-in for our current auto loan promotion.”

The “Scoop Up the Summer Savings” campaign runs until September 30, 2019 and provides an entry to win $5,000 to those who finance or refinance an auto loan of $15,000 or more with BlueOx Credit Union. To see contest rules, please visit here.

MCCU's Annual Support of Relay for Life
For the ninth year in a row, Marshall Community Credit Union has raised funds and participated in Relay for Life of Calhoun County. This year’s event was held on June 28th and 29th at the Calhoun County Fairgrounds. MCCU participated in the event with a booth at the site, silent auction item, and several credit union employees and their families walked throughout the 24-hour event.

Relay for Life is an annual event held to benefit the American Cancer Society. In addition to participating in Relay, MCCU representatives worked tirelessly to raise money for the cause – including several food days for staff, and staff dress down days throughout the months of June, July and August. In addition, Relay for Life tchotchkes and more were sold at MCCU’s main office. In all, over $2,000 was raised.

MCCU team co-captain, Janell Quinn stated, “We’ve had great support from our employees this year! Without them we never would have been able to raise what we did. Thank you to everyone who participated in events, donated, purchased items and walked at the event this year!”

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