Longtime Bob Weir Collaborator Rob Wasserman Hospitalized, Facing ‘Serious Struggle’

first_img*UPDATE* Just a few hours after this post, Rob Wasserman passed away.Bassist Rob Wasserman, the longtime collaborator of Bob Weir, is reportedly in the hospital and facing a “serious struggle.” The news comes to us by way of Weir himself, who posted on Facebook about his friend’s condition.As a few of you may have heard, my great friend and inspiration Rob Wasserman has been hospitalized and is facing a serious struggle. I hope that we can all pause to send him and his family the strength and support to face these difficult days. Rob and family, my thoughts, heart and spirit are with you today.Wasserman has n incredible list of collaborators throughout his musical career, including Lou Reed, Jerry Garcia, David Grisman, Van Morrison, Aaron Neville, Brian Wilson, Neil Young, Jackson Browne and more. We wish him all the best.last_img read more

PODCAST: Developing credit union advocates

first_img ShareShareSharePrintMailGooglePinterestDiggRedditStumbleuponDeliciousBufferTumblr Brandon Riechers believes in developing young professionals and getting them involved in all areas of the credit union movement.“I’ve always been a champion of young professionals,” says Riechers, president/CEO of $2.6 billion asset Royal Credit Union in Eau Claire, Wis. “At Royal, we do what we can to help in the development of future leaders on many fronts.”Those fronts include advocacy.Earlier this year, Royal launched the Young Professional Credit Union Activist (YP CU Activist), a program designed to strengthen the credit union movement and amplify the voices of young professionals. continue reading »last_img read more