Attend the Convention Night of Comedy for a Chance to Win an Apple iPad!!

You could win one of two iPads while laughing the night away during the Washington Credit Union League Convention finale on Thursday, September 16!

May You Live in Interesting Times

Living in interesting times would be an apt description of these last couple of years, and with the passing of the Financial Reform Act things will only get more interesting, at least as far as compliance is concerned.

Crash the Bash – Young CU Employees Needed to Attend Annual Convention

If you know a credit union employee who is under 30-years-old, has shown commitment to their job and would like a fuller understanding of the credit union movement, they could attend the Washington Credit Union League Convention and Annual Business Meeting, or parts of it, with a group of like-minded youth.

Trade Reports Place Washington in the Middle of Merger Trends

Two reports by the Credit Union Times’ Jim Rubenstein this week placed Washington in the middle of what may be examples of trends in strategic mergers between credit unions with multi-state operations.

Washington League Elects New Secretary, District 5 Director

Mina Worthington, President & CEO of Yakima Valley Credit Union, has been elected to fill the Washington Credit Union League Board of Director’s Secretary position, and Harborstone Credit Union President & CEO Phil Jones has been elected interim director on the Board’s District 5 position.

Eight Washingonians Earn Credit Union Development Educator Status on Puget Sound Island

Eight credit union professionals from Washington earned their Development Educator (DE) designation after a week-long training at Islandwood, a school on Bainbridge Is., Wash.

Woodstone Credit Union CEO Chosen for CUNA’s Executive Committee

Woodstone Credit Union President and CEO Susan Streifel, CCE, was recently elected to the position of executive committee member director at-large for the Credit Union National Association (CUNA).

WCUL CUAO Merger Voter’s Packets to be Mailed this Month

Paper ballots on the merger of the Washington Credit Union League and the Credit Union Association of Oregon will arrive in delegates’ mailboxes Thursday, Oct. 21.

General Sessions Set the Pace for Convention

The general sessions at the Washington Credit Union League Convention and Annual Business Meeting set the pace and tone for attendees’ daily activities and then help those attendees regroup at the end of the day.

$500 for Each Violation of the Telephone Consumer Protection Act

We all know that cell phones have become a major part of our lives. What you may not know is the Telephone Consumer Protection Act restricts the use of automated dialer systems to contact members on their cellular phones.

WCUF Cycle 3 Grants & Scholarships Deadline Extended

Don’t miss the opportunity to apply for a 2010 Professional Development Scholarship through the Foundation program. The deadline for application has now been extended to Dec. 1.

Win a Free 2010 WCUL Convention Registration with the Evolve and Emerge Twitter Contest

Social media users who follow the Washington Credit Union League’s Twitter feed @waleague have an opportunity to win a free, full registration to the 2010 Washington Credit Union League Convention, Sept. 14-17 in SeaTac.

Authors, Palm Readers, and Bloggers, Oh My! Full Trade Show Means More Fun for Convention-Goers

Ninety-six exhibitors and a variety of fun events are waiting for participants in the 2010 Washington Credit Union League’s Convention and Annual Business Meeting Sept. 14-16 in SeaTac.