The 2016 Credit Union Legislative Action Council (CULAC) Executive Committee met for the final time this week, confirming nominees for the 2017-18 class of CULAC trustees. CULAC is the political action committee of CUNA, and raised nearly $5.1 million in the 2016 election cycle, a record. CULAC saw a 97% success rate in the 364 races in which it endorsed a candidate in the 2016 election.
During the 2016 holiday season, La Cap partnered with the Salvation Army Angel Tree program to donate Christmas gifts to local children in need. In total, La Cap members and employees raised more than $7,400 by selling Angel Tree cards in lobbies, holding staff jean days, and selling refreshments, among other events.
GNO FCU and employees helped New Orleans First District Police Department by donating $500 to the Christmas in the First program. This program provides underprivileged children the opportunity to receive Christmas gifts, which included new bicycles this year.