A National Hike the Hill is scheduled for November 27-28 in Washington, D.C. Missouri credit union leaders and small business owners are asked to participate, as the focus will be on member business lending (MBL). Lending staff members would also bring an excellent perspective to the legislative visits.
National Hike the Hill takes place the Tuesday and Wednesday immediately following Thanksgiving.
Credit unions are facing the the final opportunity to pass member business lending legislation in this Congress.
Schedule of events:
Tuesday, November 27
Hill visits as needed (scheduled by MCUA)
5:30 – 6:15 p.m. Legislative Briefing – Senate Russell Building, Kennedy Room 325
6:30-8 p.m. Reception
Wednesday, November 28
8:30 a.m. Briefing at Credit Union House (if unable to participate in 11/27 briefing)
All Day Hill visits (as scheduled by MCUA)
6 p.m. Debriefing and Reception (if able to attend) at Credit Union House
****Please do not schedule to fly home until after 4:30 p.m. ***
RSVPs are needed by November 5 (earlier if possible). Please inform MCUA if your credit union will be able to participate in the National Hike the Hill on November 27-28, and if you will be able to include a small business owner in this Hike.
CUNA has reserved several hotel blocks. If possible, Missouri attendees are asked to stay at the Washington Court Hotel. Here are the details:
Washington Court Hotel
525 New Jersey Avenue, N.W.
Washington, DC 20001
(3 blocks from the U.S. Capitol)
Hotel Phone: 202.628.2100 or 800.321.3010
Rate: $259.00 plus 14.5% tax
November 27th, 2012 5:00 PM through November 28th, 2012 7:00 PM