Point West Among 28 CUs in U.S., Canada Participating in Filene Minority Household Incubator

Point West was chosen for the Non-Citizen Lending Program, which offers credit cards, personal loans, and vehicle loans to non-citizens at the same rates as traditional consumer lending products.

Fibre Federal Earns ‘Healthiest’ Award for Third Consecutive Year

The recognition grades credit unions on key financial factors such as deposit growth, capitalization, and loan to reserve ratios.

On the Move: Unitus and OnPoint Welcome New Senior Leadership

Steven Stapp comes to Unitus from San Francisco Federal Credit Union, while Stephen Owen joins OnPoint as COO.

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Chapters Help Staff Grow, Evolve, and Thrive Through Collaboration

NWCUA chapters have been working hard together this summer with events across Oregon and Washington to support the Credit Union Movement.

Harborstone Slated to Merge With TULIP Cooperative

If approved by regulators, the merger would take effect on September 1.

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BECU Awards $180,000 to Local Nonprofits Through Annual People Helping People Awards

The awards recognize BECU members and the nonprofits they support.

Advantis Awards $50,000 in GROW Grants to Local Nonprofits

The grant fund has contributed over $300,000 to local organizations and has funded 39 projects since the program began in 2011.

On the Move: NW CU Leaders Hired, Promoted & Recognized

Columbia CU welcomes Filburn as VP of Retail Lending; Oregon State CU Promotes Shirley to AVP of Risk Management & Maps CU’s Porras earns I-CUDE designation.

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.

Two NW Entries Make Top 15 in CUES Next Top CU Exec Competition

What began as more than 200 young credit union leaders at the beginning of the nomination process has made it to the next round.

OnPoint Names New Executives

Veronica Ervin and Cecile Milam appointed Senior Vice Presidents, join Executive Management Team.

Red Canoe Awards $26,500 in Scholarships

The scholarship program was created in the memory of Wally C. Ohlfs, the founding manager of Red Canoe Credit Union.

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St. Helens Remodeling Downtown Rainier Branch

The project is slated to start this summer and be completed by year end.

First Tech’s ‘Dave and Dan’ Raises $1.1 Million for Credit Unions for Kids

The Dave and Dan Classic brought an all star line up of celebrity athletes and the credit union community together to raise more than $1 million for Credit Unions for Kids.

$10,000 Donation From Inspirus Supports Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center’s Internships

Students were selected from a group of 250 applicants and went through a rigorous interview process prior to being selected for the internship.

Numerica Announces Student Scholarship Recipients

$7,500 awarded to five high school seniors.

News & Notes From Around the Northwest: CU Expansions and ‘The Big Float’

Columbia expands to Oregon; STCU opens new branch; Point West hosting ‘The Big Float’ down Willamette.

Rivermark Creates $100,000 Endowment With Oregon Community Foundation

The fund will provide grants to non-profit organizations that support small businesses with ready access to capital and other resources to succeed, resulting in improved economic vitality in the local community.