NAFCU – the industry’s Washington Watchdog – has been recognized with award-winning advocacy, and while NAFCU lobbyists were having non-stop meetings on Capitol Hill, the association’s Board of Directors further showcased this prowess while in Washington this week holding high-profile meetings with leaders of the Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection and Federal Reserve.In addition to handling necessary board business, the NAFCU Board – met Monday and Tuesday with bureau Acting Director Mick Mulvaney and Fed Vice Chairman of Supervision Randal Quarles to share credit unions’ perspective on various initiatives being pursued by the agencies.Bureau of Consumer Financial ProtectionDuring Monday’s meeting with Mulvaney, the NAFCU Board shared credit unions’ priorities and regulatory concerns heading into the new year. continue reading » ShareShareSharePrintMailGooglePinterestDiggRedditStumbleuponDeliciousBufferTumblr
Brookville, IN — The American Farmers Grow Rural Education program allows eligible farmers to nominate their local public school district for grants to help enhance science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) education. Once nominated, school districts submit applications to compete for $10,000 to $25,000 grants to help fund projects that enhance their STEM curriculum. Franklin County Community School Ag teachers, Mrs. Hornberger and Mr. Frazier, were one of six school programs in Indiana chosen to receive a grant. Their grant was awarded in the amount of $15,000 for the agriculture programs at Franklin County Community High School and Franklin County Middle School.