Southern Oregon Chapter of Credit Unions Takes a Deep Dive Into Blue Zones Concept for Healthier Communities

What’s the secret sauce to longer, healthier lives? The Blue Zones movement has found some answers, and in Klamath Falls, Pacific Crest FCU is already seeing results from its involvement in the community well-being movement.

CFSI Announces #FinHealthMatters Day

The efforts includes a social media contest asking “what financial health means to me.”

Marketing Focus with Spokane Federal and Rivermark Community Credit Unions on the Sprint Member Discount Program

We talked to two members on their onboarding with the Sprint Member Discount program, which brings in significant non-interest income for some credit unions while offering value-add discounts for their members.

Nominate the Best Northwest Credit Unions for 2016 Summit, Chapter, Advocacy & CUNA Awards; Deadline is June 17

Nominating period is now open for 2016 Summit, Chapter, Advocacy & CUNA Awards, which will be presented during the 2016 NWCUA Convention in October.

News & Notes: Here’s What’s Happening Around the Northwest

iQ Credit Union opens Vancouver-based Business Service Center; Sno Falls Credit Union wins “Best Financial Institution” in Snoqualmie.

Turkey Shoot! Mt. Hood Chapter Invites You to Raise Money for the Clackamas Service Center

Join the Mt. Hood Chapter of Credit Unions for a fun fall tradition and support not only the collective action of your credit union colleagues, but also the community impact of a lauded non-profit.

Credit Unions, Chapters, Professionals Honored at Amplify Awards Dinner

Patricia E. Smith, President/CEO of Portland-based Unitus Community Credit Union, received the Northwest Credit Union Association’s Lifetime Achievement honor at the Amplify Awards Dinner & Gala. Four other high performing credit union executives were also honored and numerous CUNA Awards were presented to credit unions.

Mt. Hood Chapter Kicks Off New Era

Upcoming compliance panel is the Mt. Hood Chapter’s first event under new leadership and with new strategy. Register to attend today.

Submit Your Entries and Nominations for the 2015 Amplify and CUNA Awards

The most prestigious awards program in the Northwest movement is now accepting nominations and entries. Awards will be announced at the 2015 Amplify Convention in Portland.

Northwest Chapters Honored for Excellence in Collaboration

Southwest Washington, Spokane, and Willamette Chapters receive Chapter Excellence Awards for fostering credit union cooperation.

Spokane Chapter, Children’s Miracle Network, Celebrate Credit Unions for Kids Success

Spokane credit unions hit it out of the park on behalf of Credit Unions for Kids—raising over $159,000. Their 2013 fundraising efforts were celebrated at a recent awards ceremony.

Credit Unions, Chapters Can Sponsor New Biz Kid$ Box Sets for CMN Hospitals

Credit unions and chapters can enhance the financial education opportunities for patients and families at the Northwest’s Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals by sponsoring a specially designed box set of Biz Kid$ DVDs.

Spokane Chapter Paying the Way to Credit Union Day at the Capitol

The Spokane Chapter of Credit Unions has offered to pay the way to Credit Union Day at the Capitol next week for one person from each of its 18 member credit unions. So far, nine have accepted the offer.

Why They Won: Credit Unions, Chapters Honored for Regional, National Efforts

Oregon and Washington credit unions and chapters take a home a pile of awards from the NWCUA’s Amplify Convention, cementing their leadership roles on regional and national stages.