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ACANEWS

"The pancake breakfast was a huge
hit," said Client Relations Manager Janet
Cipriano. "People really enjoyed the
interaction with the senior management team
and the pancakes were pretty good too."
Chris Schumacher, president and CEO
(and one of the pancake chefs), noted that
the benefits of the Loomer-Mortenson
Scholarship Program really hit home last year.
"Two students who are the children
of company employees each qualified
for awards in 2018, so we understand
the positive impact of the program,"
Schumacher said.
At BCA Financial Services Inc. in Miami,
the planning committee coordinated
raffles as part of its "Support a Student,

A SALUTE TO OUR
COLLECTORS CHALLENGE
PARTICIPANTS
The ACA International Education
Foundation would like to thank the
following member companies for their
exceptional fundraising efforts during
Collectors Challenge Month:

American Profit Recovery Inc.
BCA Financial Services Inc.
Credits Inc.
Credit Management LP
Day Knight & Associates
Fineman, Krekstein & Harris P.C.
Florida Collectors Association
Gulf Coast Collection Bureau
Helvey and Associates
North American Credit Services
Optio Solutions
Pro Com Services of Illinois Inc.
State Collection Service Inc.
Sunrise Credit Services
UCSB America

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The NACS team's chili cook-off.

Build a Future" campaign for the LoomerMortenson scholarships.
State Collection Service Inc. in Madison,
Wisconsin, also joined in Collectors
Challenge this year with a 50/50 raffle, a
"Come Buy a Bagel!" day, and a Money
Machine for employees to enter through a
raffle with the chance to win prizes.
North American Credit Services in
Chattanooga, Tennessee, held its employees'
favorite fundraising events, which included a
chili cookoff and raffles with fun prizes, plus
the company's first-ever dessert bakeoff.
Like many of the companies supporting
Collectors Challenge, the fundraising month
is a tradition for Sunrise Credit Services.
Festivities at the Farmingdale, New York,
company started with a bake sale as well as
its first-ever car show, allowing employees
and community members to showcase their
antique and classic cars-17 in all, said Angie
Amon, special projects coordinator. Food
trucks and vendors rounded out the event.
"It's an important activity for the company
because everyone can see how generous
people are for a worthy cause," Amon said.
Credits Inc.'s fundraisers also focused on
community involvement and activities for
staff in Hermiston, Oregon.
"For the fourth year in a row we held a
barbecue, inviting neighboring businesses
and asking for donations," said Tim Mabry,
IFCCE, president of Credits Inc. "This seems
to grow every year and gives us a great
opportunity to get to know our neighbors
while raising money for a good cause."

Laura Frechette Esq., Mehmet Barut and Jack Brown III at Gulf Coast
Collection Bureau's cooking contest.

Credits Inc. also planned jeans days, extra
breaks and pay-to-park options for staff in
exchange for donations.
Pro Com Services of Illinois returned
to Collectors Challenge this year with a
50/50 raffle and snack cart for employees to
purchase items in support of the ACAEF.
 In total, ACA members raised more
than $27,000 during Collectors Challenge
in 2019.
Katy Zillmer is ACA International's
communications specialist.

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Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Collector – July 2019

Upfront
Industry News
Best Practices
FYI
Collection Tips
What you need to know about the CFPB’s proposed new rule for the debt collection industry
“I don’t know about you, but I’ve literally never received a telegram and wouldn’t even know how to send one.”
Celebrating 80 Years of Helping Members Succeed
How Does ACA Help Members Succeed?
A History of Advocacy
8 Decades of ACA’s Annual Convention
Calendar
Honor Roll
Education Spotlight
Tell It Like It Is: Washington Hears From ACA Members
Collectors Challenge 2019: Getting Creative for a Good Cause
Balance it Out
Balance Billing Challenges Continue
It’s All About You: Helping Members Succeed
Sandbox Rules
What is a Product Sandbox?
in 11th Circuit Case Examining What Constitutes an ATDS
ACA SearchPoint
Ad Index
Membership
Last Word
Collector – July 2019 - Cover1
Collector – July 2019 - Cover2
Collector – July 2019 - 1
Collector – July 2019 - 2
Collector – July 2019 - 3
Collector – July 2019 - Upfront
Collector – July 2019 - 5
Collector – July 2019 - Industry News
Collector – July 2019 - 7
Collector – July 2019 - 8
Collector – July 2019 - 9
Collector – July 2019 - Best Practices
Collector – July 2019 - 11
Collector – July 2019 - FYI
Collector – July 2019 - 13
Collector – July 2019 - Collection Tips
Collector – July 2019 - 15
Collector – July 2019 - What you need to know about the CFPB’s proposed new rule for the debt collection industry
Collector – July 2019 - 17
Collector – July 2019 - “I don’t know about you, but I’ve literally never received a telegram and wouldn’t even know how to send one.”
Collector – July 2019 - 19
Collector – July 2019 - 20
Collector – July 2019 - 21
Collector – July 2019 - 22
Collector – July 2019 - 23
Collector – July 2019 - Celebrating 80 Years of Helping Members Succeed
Collector – July 2019 - 25
Collector – July 2019 - How Does ACA Help Members Succeed?
Collector – July 2019 - 27
Collector – July 2019 - 28
Collector – July 2019 - 29
Collector – July 2019 - A History of Advocacy
Collector – July 2019 - 31
Collector – July 2019 - 8 Decades of ACA’s Annual Convention
Collector – July 2019 - 33
Collector – July 2019 - 34
Collector – July 2019 - 35
Collector – July 2019 - Calendar
Collector – July 2019 - Honor Roll
Collector – July 2019 - Education Spotlight
Collector – July 2019 - 39
Collector – July 2019 - Tell It Like It Is: Washington Hears From ACA Members
Collector – July 2019 - 41
Collector – July 2019 - Collectors Challenge 2019: Getting Creative for a Good Cause
Collector – July 2019 - 43
Collector – July 2019 - Balance Billing Challenges Continue
Collector – July 2019 - 45
Collector – July 2019 - 46
Collector – July 2019 - 47
Collector – July 2019 - It’s All About You: Helping Members Succeed
Collector – July 2019 - 49
Collector – July 2019 - 50
Collector – July 2019 - 51
Collector – July 2019 - What is a Product Sandbox?
Collector – July 2019 - 53
Collector – July 2019 - in 11th Circuit Case Examining What Constitutes an ATDS
Collector – July 2019 - 55
Collector – July 2019 - ACA SearchPoint
Collector – July 2019 - Ad Index
Collector – July 2019 - Membership
Collector – July 2019 - 59
Collector – July 2019 - Last Word
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