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In a show of what can be accomplished through collaboration, a consortium of corporate sponsors, credit union members and celebrities worked together with the credit unions to raise $757,837 to benefit Children's Miracle Network Hosptitals. Read more about the power of cooperationi at http://www... Learn more
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Fifty and more years ago, very busy hog, cattle, dairy and grain farmer-members did all the cooperative lifting. They gathered orders, kept accounts and, often as not, used their own trucks, tractors and wagons to deliver their co-op brothers' purchases. Cooperation is an essential tool used by... Learn more
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Here's a great example of Principle 6 - Cooperation Among Cooperatives. The Cooperatives Working Together (CWT) Export Assistance program is funded by voluntary contributions from dairy cooperatives and individual dairy farmers. The money raised by their investment is being used to strengthen and... Learn more
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Americans are people who work together for the common good. Cooperation is embedded in our DNA. We are not the false stereotype portrayed in the corporate media of people who "make it on their own" by not caring for others and becoming driven by greed. In fact, all people who rise to the top do so... Learn more
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The curtain was about to come down for the final time at the Aron Theatre, an iconic cinema located in the town of Campbellford, Ontario. With the owners ready for retirement, this meant Campbellford's 3,500 residents would have to travel more than 160 kilometres to see a movie. In November 2009,... Learn more
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The curtain was about to come down for the final time at the Aron Theatre, an iconoic cinema located in the town of Campbellford, Ontario. With the owners ready for retirement, this meant Campbellford's 3,500 residents would have to travel more than 160 kilometres to see a movie. In November 2009,... Learn more
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In January, Cabot Creamery Cooperative put out the call for entries for the “Celebrate Your Cooperative Spirit in a Poem” contest. Middle-school students from across the country were encouraged to write an original poem, expressing how they’ve worked by themselves, with their families, friends or... Learn more
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In the spirit of cooperation between cooperatives, Illinois-based GROWMARK recently hosted leaders from the French cooperative Terrena as part of a 12-day tour of United States agriculture. According to Chuck Spencer, GROWMARK director, Government Affairs , “We were approached by the tour leader... Learn more
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The sixth international principle of cooperatives is “cooperation among cooperatives.” Simply put, it says that co-ops believe in supporting each other. Imagine the power behind an entire network of co-ops leading with their values and encouraging their members to do the same. Principle Six is a... Learn more
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Several credit unions have put the idea of cooperatives helping other cooperatives into direct action by helping finance start-up food cooperatives--reportedly one of the fastest-growing cooperative sectors in the U.S. The story at http://www.cuna.org/newsnow/12/system022112-5.html highlights how... Learn more
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