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

NW Priority Credit Union makes bicycle magic; Solarity Credit Union makes holiday feast for homeless youth.

Northwest Credit Unions Ride the Bike Loan Wave

Northwest credit unions continue to ride a successful wave making bike loans. With three Northwest cities among the nation’s five “Best Bike Cities,” it makes sense to help members gear up in style.

New Wheels for NW Priority Credit Union Members — and for Kids at Doernbecher

An auto sales promotion this month is a win-win for NW Priority Credit Union members and for children at Doernbecher Children’s Hospital. The credit union is donating a new bike for every vehicle sold through Auto Solution and financed through NWPCU.

Steve Albers Passes Away After Bike Accident

Steve Albers, president and founder of Tacoma-based insurance company Albers & Co., passed away Friday evening after being critically injured in a bike accident. A celebration of life will be held today at 3 p.m. at Fircrest Golf Club.

Citybikes Uses Cooperative Structure to Keep Portland’s Cyclists Up and Running

In celebration of the International Year of Cooperatives, Anthem is featuring monthly profiles of local co-ops. Citybikes in Portland is a worker-owned cooperative providing new and used bikes and parts, bike repair and bike education classes.