14SHARESShareShareSharePrintMailGooglePinterestDiggRedditStumbleuponDeliciousBufferTumblr CUNA President/CEO Jim Nussle applauded credit unions for their efforts in serving seniors in an editorial published on LinkedIn Thursday.June 15 has been declared World Elder Abuse Awareness Day by the International Network for the Prevention of Elder Abuse and the World Health Organization at the United Nations since 2006.“It is unfortunate that we need such a day but inspiring that there are so many willing to advocate with, and on behalf of seniors who may vulnerable to abuse,” Nussle wrote. “America’s credit unions are dedicated to meeting the financial needs of all consumers, and serving the seniors in their communities is an important part of their mission.”Nussle noted that advocates from around world are gathering today in Washington, D.C. for the third Global Summit on World Elder Abuse Awareness Day.“At today’s summit, staff from North Carolina’s State Employees Credit Union will be on the agenda to discuss financial abuse issues plaguing older adults and the legislation that could address the issues affecting our seniors,” Nussle wrote. “I applaud State Employees Credit Union for dedicating their time to advocate on this important matter.” continue reading »
BiH tennis player Aldin Šetkić has qualified to 2nd round of tennis ITF Futures Tournament which was held in Canada.The worth of the tournament is 15 000 USD, and Šetkić defeated Canadian tennis player Martin Berano with 6:3, 6:1.Next opponent of Šetkić who is 258th player on the ATP List will be Germain Gigounon from Belgium who is 419th player on the ATP List.
Wellington Police notes for Tuesday, March 18, 2014:â€¢6:28 a.m. Robert M. Chew, 47, Wellington was issued a notice to appear charged with disobeyed stop sign.â€¢8 a.m. Joshua B. Cooney, 30, Wellington was issued a notice to appear charged with speeding 67 mph in a 55 mph zone. (radar)â€¢2:25 p.m. Curtis D. Neal, 49,Â Wellington was issued a notice to appear charged with speeding 51 mph in a 40 mph zone (radar) and a seatbelt violation.â€¢5:42 p.m. Tabatha M. Trafecanty, 32, Wellington was issued a notice to appear charged with speeding 56 mph in a 40 mph zone. Â (radar)â€¢8:41 p.m. Officers investigated disorderly conduct and obstruction of official duty in the 800 block N. Woodlawn,Â Wellington.â€¢9:10 p.m. Joshua M. Asbury, 21, Wellington was arrested, charged and bonded with disorderly conduct and obstruction of official duty.â€¢11:24 p.m. Officers took a report of a child in need of care in the 1300 block N. A, Wellington.