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CUNA, NAFCU Join Forces to Challenge ICBA MBL Suit

This follows earlier action by CUNA—supported by NWCUA—to back credit unions’ interests.

Got Payments Process Solutions? NACHA Challenge Pays Cash

NACHA has announced cash prizes for a team challenge addressing payment solutions, and is accepting nominations for excellence awards.

Credit Unions Help OHSU Net $1 Billion to Fight Cancer

With their support of OHSU’s Doernbecher Children’s Hospital, Northwest credit unions helped OHSU secure the $500 million needed to receive an additional $500 million from Phil and Penny Knight, for $1 billion total dollars to find new and effective treatments for cancer.

Doernbecher: Credit Unions Among Most Generous Contributors to Knight Cancer Challenge

Credit Unions for Kids’ $12 million in contributions to Doernbecher Children’s Hospital has helped to advance life-saving research and treatment for sick children, while also ensuring the future of “the best care possible,” the Ambassador Advisory Group learned this week.

Get ‘Wild About Saving’ With National Youth Month

April is National Credit Union Youth Month, and CUNA has a host of great materials and ideas to help you engage your younger members in good financial habits.

Filene Announces Next i³ Innovation Class

The credit union think tank’s innovation program will welcome two new participants from the Northwest.

GAO: Data Breach Policies Challenge Even Government Agencies

Merchants and financial institutions aren’t the only ones with data breach headaches. A recent U.S. Government Accountability Office study reviewed eight federal agencies and found that while they “generally” developed data security breach policies and procedures, they inconsistently implemented them.

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

Oregon’s Jeff Merkley adds his name to Privacy Notification Bill in U.S. Senate; Former foster youth wins 2013 Maps Community Foundation Challenge; North Coast President/CEO Terry Belcoe named 2013 Skagit County Advocate of the Year; Brian Devereux joins Unitus Community Credit Union as vice president of lending.

Finalists in 2013 Maps Community Challenge Focus on Helping Young People Transition Out Of Foster Care

Three finalists with unique ideas for helping youth transition out of foster care are now competing for the top prize in the 2013 Maps Community Challenge, the nationally recognized signature event of the Maps Community Foundation.

Northwest Credit Unions Report Nearly $1 Million in Youth Deposits During April Challenge

Seven credit unions in Oregon and Washington reported more than $959,431 in new youth deposits as part of CUNA’s National Youth Saving Challenge, an initiative coinciding with National Credit Union Youth Week in April.

NW CUs Out in Force to Support Summer Events

Some of the events include fundraiser for Vancouver’s homeless population, the Seattle July 4th fireworks show, and an official World Paddle Association paddleboard event in Bend, Ore.

Transform Youth Into Saving Rock Stars During National Youth Week

Show youth that saving rocks at your credit union during National Credit Union Youth Weekâ„¢,
April 11-24, 2011. The National Youth Saving Challengeâ„¢ is a great opportunity to get youth to open new accounts
and deposit their money at your credit union.

CUNA’s Youth Saving Challenge grows to 139 CUs

The 2011 National Youth Saving Challenge sponsored by the Credit Union National Association is gaining steady momentum. The number of participating credit unions is now 100 and rising quickly.