Credit Union Representatives from Mexico to Visit Triad
GREENSBORO, NC — Eleven representatives from
Caja Morelia, a credit union located in Central
Mexico, will visit the Triad area October 29 –
November 3rd. The credit union representatives
will meet with staff at three Triad-area credit
unions as part of their visit.
The goal of the trip is to exchange information
about information technology systems, branches and
points of service, as well as accounting systems.
During the visit, Caja Morelia will enter into a
formal agreement with NC credit unions to continue
sharing information on a cooperative level.
“We’re excited to host the delegation from Caja
Morelia,” remarked NC Credit Union League
President/CEO John Radebaugh. “Credit unions are
cooperative institutions, and this visit and
agreement shows the level of commitment we have to
working together … not only across the State, but
also the world.”
The delegation from Caja Morelia will visit with
Premier Federal Credit Union in Greensboro from
1:30 – 4:00 pm on Tuesday, October 30th. Truliant
Federal Credit Union in Winston-Salem will host
the group from 10:00 am – 3:00 pm Wednesday,
October 31st. The group will return to
Winston-Salem on Thursday to meet with
representatives of Allegacy Federal Credit Union
from 10:00 am – 3:00 pm.
The visit and agreement is part of the World
Council of Credit Unions’ (WOCCU) International
Partnerships Program. WOCCU’s Partnerships Program
partners credit unions and credit union
organizations worldwide. NC credit unions have
been in a similar partnership with the South
American country Suriname for many years.
The North Carolina Credit Union League is the
state trade association for the nearly 120 NC
credit unions. Credit unions are not-for-profit
financial institutions that are owned and
controlled by their members. Credit unions return
earnings to their members in the form of lower
rates on loans and higher dividend rates on
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