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Idaho’s Legislative Session Kicks Off

See our credit union advocates’ updates from the floor, and find out how you can help advance Idaho credit unions’ legislative priorities in the coming weeks.

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Get Your Organization #CUobsessed

#CUobsessed is about telling people the good news about why credit unions are different and the better choice for consumers! It’s about sharing our passion, and it’s a way to start the conversation with current and potential members, as well as credit union staff.

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Sharing The #CUobsessed Message

Last week, Our Community Credit Union invited NWCUA President and CEO Troy Stang to its all-staff retreat day to discuss the positive impact of credit unions in the Northwest, provide an update on advocacy priorities, and ignite employees’ obsession for the CU Movement.

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Announcing Our Northwest GAC Crashers!

CUNA and The Cooperative Trust have selected seven young professionals from the Northwest to attend this year’s Governmental Affairs Conference in D.C., where they will share the CU difference with legislators.

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Member News: Credit Unions Give Back

Northwest Community CU awards $58,000 in mini-grants to Oregon educators; Harborstone CU volunteer group mobilizes to support United Way’s Slow Cooker Project.

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Tax Refund Fraud Prevention Reminder

Tax season is fast approaching. Now is a good time to review these tips from FinCEN on identifying tax refund fraud.

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NWCUA’s Strategic Link Announces New Partnership With NuQuo

NuQuo’s vendor-neutral services arm NWCUA credit unions with transparent industry pricing and support to negotiate the best possible rates and terms on office equipment and technology.

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Compliance Council Is Just a Few Weeks Away

Find out what topics the Compliance Council meeting on Feb. 21 will cover. Also discover how a Council membership can help your credit union save in 2018.

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Help Advance Women’s Leadership in the Credit Union Industry

Sister Societies from the Global Women’s Leadership Network’s Northwest Chapter will host several meetings in the coming weeks. Learn more about the GWLN, and what you can expect from each meeting.

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Public Funds Bill Passes in Washington House

With the help of credit union advocates, SHB 1209 moves to the Senate Finance Committee.

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Credit Unions Building Stronger Communities

Harborstone named Corporate Partner of the Year by the University of Washington for its work with underserved businesses; Columbia Credit Union contributes $25,200 to local veterans organizations; First Tech donates $24,500 to SMART.

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Member News: Appointments

Mid Oregon CEO appointed to county budget committee; National Credit Union Foundation announces new board members.

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Washington State Division of Credit Unions Releases Examination Focus for 2018

To help your credit union better prepare for examinations, here are the highlights from the bulletin.