For over 21 years, the BECU Foundation has awarded these scholarships to outstanding high school and undergraduate college students.
The scholarship program was created in the memory of Wally C. Ohlfs, the founding manager of Red Canoe Credit Union.
The 2016 awards bring the amount that the Foundation has given away in scholarships to more than $110,000 since 2005.
CUNA Mutual Group will donate to the National Credit Union Foundation for every credit union giving post tagged with #CUGiveBack, allowing the Foundation to support more financial reality fairs in 2016.
Through Filene’s two-year program, Roberson hopes to discover how credit unions can make innovation central to their operations in order to drive growth in an increasingly technological sector.
Gilberto Celestino watched his immigrant parents struggle to provide. But rather than losing hope, he internalized the value of hard work. And with a hand from Maps Credit Union’s Community Foundation, he overcame enormous obstacles to become the first member of his family to enroll in college.
Three students from the Northwest received honors, including one who became only the seventh person in WCMS history to receive the school’s highest honors.
Join a webinar on July 14 to learn about the benefits of the Matched Education Savings Account program for your credit union and your members.
Staying true to its educational roots, Maps honors local students with scholarships to help them achieve their educational goals.
The Northwest Credit Union Foundation is applying for a grant to create a one-day, simultaneous Financial Reality Fair event across Oregon and Washington. Funding would cover many of credit unions’ costs to participate. Sign up now to participate.
St. Helens Community Credit Union awarded college scholarships to three Scappoose High School students, partly for their creative videos demonstrating the credit union difference.
School has prepared credit union leaders for the evolving marketplace for over half a century. Those looking to advance their careers are encouraged to apply.
Oregon Senator Jeff Merkley recently met with credit union leaders. He shared his vision to reform Senate practices and discussed examples of how the regulatory burden impacts credit unions and members.
Ready for your close-up, Mr. or Miss High School Senior? St. Helens Community Credit Union is asking students to submit short films with their scholarship applications this year. At stake: $3,000 to help pay for college.
Jennifer Weed, whose 17-year career at TAPCO Credit Union saw her grow from a recent college graduate and teller to branch manager and soon-to-be head of a new real estate department, died Dec. 10 after a sudden illness. The credit union has opened an account to help defray expenses for her husband and two young children.
Three Northwest credit unions have been awarded nearly $700,000 from the U.S. Treasury Department’s Community Development Financial Institutions fund for financial and technical assistance. The awards enable CDFIs to increase lending and investments in low-income and economically distressed communities.
Sarah Canepa Bang still can’t believe she’ll be on stage before hundreds of credit union professionals early next year, accepting one of the movement’s highest honors—the Herb Wegner Memorial Award for Individual Achievement. In her own words, Canepa Bang answers our questions about her colorful and accomplished career.
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