Columbia CU Supports Legacy Classic; NW Priority CU “Fill the Satchel”; First Tech FCU Named “Best CU” for Everyone

Columbia CU and NW Priority CU report impressive community support while First Tech FCU is recognized by a national publication.

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Recognition Reflection: 2015 Award Winners Look Back

Some 2015 NWCUA award winners and those who nominated them reflect on the recognition leading up to this year’s awards at MAXX Convention in October as the June 22 deadline nears.

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2016 Spectrum Awards Recognize Best Marketing from Northwest Credit Unions

NWCUA’s Spectrum Awards recognized the best of marketing, public relations, and communications by Northwest credit unions late last week. Thirty-nine awards were presented following dinner and drinks in a packed Hotel Monaco ballroom full of nominees from around the Northwest.

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.

Northwest Credit Union Leaders Join the Credit Union House Hall of Leaders

Parker Cann, general counsel at BECU, and Patricia Smith, president and CEO of Unitus Community Credit Union, were among 17 inductees into the Credit House Hall of Leaders in February.

Members Approve CUNA Bylaws Modernization

Credit Union National Association member credit unions have approved the first significant change to CUNA’s bylaws since the national trade association was founded in 1934.

Upgrade Your Career With 2016 Networking Councils and Seminars

Networking Councils and Seminars plug you into the people and ideas shaping the Credit Union Movement here in the Northwest and beyond. Buy a Council Membership and register for a 2016 Seminar today.

Northwest Credit Unions Recognized as Best of the Best

Two more Northwest credit unions have been recognized for their outstanding achievements—Columbia Credit Union for workplace excellence and O Bee Credit Union for business philanthropy.

NCUA Outlines Diversity Best Practices

The policy statement does not create any new compliance obligations, and the Administration will collect voluntary self-assessments from credit unions in order to understand diversity trends in the industry.

How to Pick the Best Credit Union for You

National website and newsletter Money Talks News highlights credit unions, and gives some tips for finding the credit union that’s right for you.

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Dating Site for Credit Unions is Easy as 1-2-3

Strategic Link’s new CU Match Up is like a dating site to connect your credit union with the best business partners. Tell it a little about your goals and your culture, and it will tailor options to your needs. See a quick walkthrough here.

Amplify is Coming to Portland! Registration Now Open

The Northwest’s biggest annual credit union event is coming to Portland this October. You can now reserve your spot for all the celebration, education and collaboration.

Northwest Credit Union Association Unveils Online Dating Site…and More

With its innovative new CU Matchup tool, the new site makes it easier than ever for Northwest credit unions to connect with strategic business partners and improve service to members.

Winners are in for 2015 Spectrum Awards

The Spectrum Awards, honoring the best in Northwest credit union marketing, will be presented at the culmination of the Association’s Marketers’ One-Day Conference.

Enter Your Communications, PR, Marketing for Spectrum Awards

Awards featuring excellence in PR, marketing, communications will be announced this May. Entries open now.

2015 Networking Councils Open for Membership

Northwest credit union professionals share and learn latest ideas, best practices at NWCUA Networking Councils.

Northwest Chapters Honored for Excellence in Collaboration

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

BECU Wins ‘Diamond Best of Show’ in CUNA Marketing & Business Development Contest

BECU won the “Diamond Best of Show” award, six other Northwest credit unions were multiple winners and Horizon Credit Union’s Josh Allison was named Business Development Professional of the Year at the CUNA Marketing & Business Development Council’s Diamond Awards competition.