This follows earlier action by CUNA—supported by NWCUA—to back credit unions’ interests.
NACHA has announced cash prizes for a team challenge addressing payment solutions, and is accepting nominations for excellence awards.
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.
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.
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.
The credit union think tank’s innovation program will welcome two new participants from the Northwest.
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.
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.
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.
Some of the events include fundraiser for Vancouverâ€™s homeless population, the Seattle July 4th fireworks show, and an official World Paddle Association paddleboard event in Bend, Ore.
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.
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.