Six credit unions across the state supported Credit Union House in Washington, D.C. in 2012. Credit Union House serves as a coordination center on Capitol Hill for credit unions and credit union groups visiting our nation’s leaders. It is owned collectively by credit union state trade associations across the country, including the Missouri Credit Union Association.
Credit union organizations in Missouri that made an annual contribution include:
Missouri credit union representatives visiting Washington, D.C. have used Credit Union House for legislative briefings, receptions, and meetings with legislators since it was built more than a decade ago. More than 2,700 visitors utilized the facility in 2012, including visits by Missouri credit union leaders. It is a credit union landmark in Washington and vital political advocacy tool for the credit union movement.
In 2013, the Missouri fundraising goal in support of national Credit Union House is $8,442. Member credit unions will receive information outlining contribution opportunities. For more information about Credit Union House or contribution levels online, visit www.cuhouse.com.
Those attending the Credit Union National Association’s Governmental Affairs Conference have opportunities to learn more and visit Credit Union House. An open house is scheduled for Thursday, February 28 from 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. The address is 403 C Street, NE, Washington, D.C. 20002. In addition, a booth about Credit Union House will be located on the L Street Bridge at the Washington Convention Center.Photo caption: Missouri Hike the Hill participants attend a legislative briefing at the Credit Union House in January, 2012.