Madison, WI-Credit union leaders all over the world are encouraged to participate in an on- line poll, voting for their favorite 2004 International Credit Union (ICU) Day theme on World Council of Credit Unions, Inc. (WOCCU) website www.woccu.org/icuday. ICU Day theme voting concludes April 23rd.
Click here to cast your vote!
Visitors can choose their favorite theme from one of the five finalists selected by World Council. These include:
Credit Unions—Where Membership Counts,
"It's up to individuals, credit unions, chapters, leagues and members from movements around the world to select their favorite ICU Day theme for 2004," noted Kimberly Johnston, WOCCU marketing and communications manager.
All credit union members, staff and volunteers are encouraged to participate by voting on-line. Over 120 million credit union members in over 40,000 credit unions in 92 countries will celebrate, adhering to the theme on October 21, 2004, International Credit Union Day. Votes will be tallied on April 23rd and the winning theme will be announced on-line.
World Council of Credit Unions is the global trade association and development agency for credit unions. World Council promotes the sustainable development of credit unions and other financial cooperatives around the world to empower people through access to high quality and affordable financial services. World Council advocates on behalf of the global credit union system before international organizations and works with national governments to improve legislation and regulation. Its technical assistance programs introduce new tools and technologies to strengthen credit unions' financial performance and increase their outreach.
World Council has implemented more than 290 technical assistance programs in 71 countries. Worldwide, 51,000 credit unions in 100 countries serve 196 million people. Learn more about World Council's impact around the world at www.woccu.org.