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Oct 5, 2015
Debbie Trocha, Executive Director, Indiana Cooperative Development Center

The student-run branch of Corning Credit Union opened for its eighth year Sept. 29 at BOCES Bush campus. Its success serving students and staff will give birth to a second student-run branch this month at Elmira High School. About 20 credit unions run a total of about 50 student-run credit union branches in New York schools, said Ronald McLean, chief marketing officer for the New York Credit Union Association.

Read more about student run credit unions at http://www.stargazette.com/story/news/2015/10/02/banking-comes-local-schools-elmira-boces-corning-credit/73168670/.

Topics: Cooperation Among Co-ops Tags: credit unions, students, New York Credit Union Association Comments: [comment_count]
Oct 5, 2015
Debbie Trocha, Executive Director, Indiana Cooperative Development Center

The student-run branch of Corning Credit Union opened for its eighth year Sept. 29 at BOCES Bush campus. Its success serving students and staff will give birth to a second student-run branch this month at Elmira High School. About 20 credit unions run a total of about 50 student-run credit union branches in New York schools, said Ronald McLean, chief marketing officer for the New York Credit Union Association.

Read more about student run credit unions at http://www.stargazette.com/story/news/2015/10/02/banking-comes-local-schools-elmira-boces-corning-credit/73168670/.

Topics: Cooperation Among Co-ops Tags: credit unions, students, New York Credit Union Association Comments: [comment_count]
Oct 5, 2015
Debbie Trocha, Executive Director, Indiana Cooperative Development Center

The student-run branch of Corning Credit Union opened for its eighth year Sept. 29 at BOCES Bush campus. Its success serving students and staff will give birth to a second student-run branch this month at Elmira High School. About 20 credit unions run a total of about 50 student-run credit union branches in New York schools, said Ronald McLean, chief marketing officer for the New York Credit Union Association.

Read more about student run credit unions at http://www.stargazette.com/story/news/2015/10/02/banking-comes-local-schools-elmira-boces-corning-credit/73168670/.

Topics: Cooperation Among Co-ops Tags: credit unions, students, New York Credit Union Association Comments: [comment_count]
Oct 2, 2015
Debbie Trocha, Executive Director, Indiana Cooperative Development Center

When it comes to “buying local,” co-ops wrote the book. That’s because cooperatives are homegrown by everyday people who join together to solve a problem or meet a need. Did you know the co-ops in your community are owned and democratically controlled by people just like you? Cooperatives are part of America’s do-it-yourself tradition. With a proven track record, cooperatives are everywhere, in every industry, including credit unions, farmer co-ops, energy co-ops, food co-ops, and more!

October is Co-op Month, a celebration of the many ways co-ops are building better communities through the power of cooperation. 

Read more at http://racinecountyeye.com/take-ownership-during-co-op-month-october-2015/.

Topics: Cooperation Among Co-ops Tags: cooperatives, democratically controlled Comments: [comment_count]
Sep 29, 2015
Debbie Trocha, Executive Director, Indiana Cooperative Development Center

Here's another example of Cooperatives putting Principle 7 into action:  Concern for Community......

It was a day of memories accompanied by deep sighs, awed expressions, some laughs and a few tears as 68 Kentucky veterans viewed war and military memorials erected in their honor. The record contingent of World War II, Korean War and Vietnam War veterans traveled to Washington, D.C., on Sept. 26 as part of this year’s Honor Flight. Kentucky’s Touchstone Energy Cooperatives partnered with the Honor Flight Bluegrass Chapter to make the trip possible.

To read more go to http://www.maysville-online.com/news/local/veterans-take-part-in-honor-flight/article_20a77894-e4d5-5967-8107-b6048a4bad98.html.

Topics: Cooperation Among Co-ops Tags: cooperatives, principle 7, touchstone energy, Kentucky Comments: [comment_count]

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