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Annual Membership Meeting & Dinner 2018

Join Cooperative Federal's board, staff, and your fellow members for the 2018 Annual Meeting & Dinner!

When: Sunday, March 25, 2018 at 3:00 pm

Where: Southwest Community Center (401 South Avenue)


Info, Reservations, and Menu

Meeting: 3 pm to 5 pm. The Annual Meeting is your chance to participate in cooperative ownership of your credit union. Listen to brief reports, ask questions, and elect the Credit Committee and Board of Directors. Childcare and simultaneous translation in Spanish will be available during the meeting.

Dinner: 5 pm to 7 pm. Stay for dinner, dessert, and conversation at the close of the meeting. A nominal fee per person helps to offset our costs. 

  • Adults: $9.75 each
  • Kids: $5.00 each

This year, we're excited to bring you a delicious dinner from two Up Start entrepreneurs! Yard Greens has been delighting Syracuse diners as the chef in residence at With Love, Savannah, where chef Venus serves soul food -- with hints of her famiy roots in Congo & the Philippines. And Bad Vegen Café has been scoring rave reviews from vegans and meat lovers alike, with chef Tiesha's creative menu of plant-based comfort foods that are unlike anything else around town. 

  • Naked Fried Chicken (gf)
  • Pulled Jackfruit BBQ Sliders (v / *)
  • BVC Mac n Cheese (v / gf)
  • Black Eyed Peas with Chow Chow (v / gf)
  • House Coleslaw (v / gf)

*gluten free portions available

For dessert, we're thrilled to once again feature Tunura's Homemade Specialties -- a beloved Annual Meeting tradition! 

  • Pound Cake (v)
  • Berry Cobbler (no sugar added)
  • Chocolate Cookies (gf)

We hope you'll join us in supporting - and enjoying! - these three local, minority & woman owned businesses. 

Please RSVP no later than March 23 (extended). Register online or call (315) 473-0211.


Annual Meeting Packets

In advance of the meeting, we welcome members to preview the Annual Meeting Packet: 2018 agenda, 2017 minutes, governance reports, financial statements, and information about board candidates. 


Board and Committees: At the Annual Meeting, members elect the credit union's Board of Directors and Credit Committee. Please send your nominations for these positions to the Nominations Committee

Common Cents: [CLOSED as of 3/17] The Annual Meeting also kicks off voting for Common Cents Awards, which will continue in credit union lobbies through May. Common Cents is a feature of Cooperative Federal's VISA debit card. Members vote on which nonprofits should receive a share of the income generated by members' debit card use. To nominate a nonprofit to be on the ballot, complete this short form. Members can submit multiple nominations.