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More Than a Loan: Credit Union Inspires Hope

The recession knocked the Lopez family down – but their credit union gave them a leg up.

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Northwest Credit Unions Deliver Impact in More Than One Language

It’s in the Clackamas FCU DNA to be foundational to the local economy in English—and Spanish.

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From Small Beginnings, a Big Idea Grows

A Northwest woman starts a pre-school from the ground up – with the help of her credit union.

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Welcome, from Your Association’s PR, Marketing, and Communications Team

The alliance between Idaho, Oregon, and Washington credit unions makes sense for the movement. We’re pleased to share new resources with your marketing team.

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Marketing Resources & Updates from NWCUA

Northwest credit unions will have plenty of good news to share in 2017. We want to help you get the word out.

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Columbia CU Donates $13,900 to CMAC & Home With Heroes

The donations were made in connection with the credit union’s Veterans Appreciation Vehicle Loan promotion.

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On the Move: Rivermark Community CU, Columbia CU Add to Executive Teams

Rivermark promoted Nick Hodson, Rob Mills, and Seth Schaefer to C-level positions in finance, technology and experience, respectively. Columbia welcomed Joey Rudisill as SVP and CIO.

Reminder: FOM Comment Period Closes Soon

Northwest credit unions are critical to the conversation on the second field of membership proposal from NCUA.

OCCU Announces New Olympia Branch

The project is part of the Steamboat Square development.

On the Move: STCU Gains Three in Leadership, Community Development Roles

The credit union added two new managers and a community development officer to its team.

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Shop for Miracles Effort by Oregon CUs Nets $10,000 for CMN Hospitals

The funds come from CO-OP Financial Services, which recognized the tremendous effort by Oregon credit unions in raising funds for Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals.

SMCU’s Romero, Lower Valley CU Take Honors; Rivermark Community CU Empowers New Entrepreneurs

Romero was recognized in mid-October, while Lower Valley Credit Union took home honorable mention during the recent National Federation Conference. Rivermark Community CU supported the next generation of business leaders.

Two NW CU Leaders Elected to FHLB Des Moines Board

For the first time in more than a decade, Oregon’s seat on the FHLB Board of Directors will be occupied by a credit union representative. OnPoint’s Rob Stuart joins BECU’s Benson Porter on the board in January.

Action Request: Comments Needed for Second FOM Proposal

NCUA recently published a second field of membership proposal, with comments due December 9.

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Around the Northwest: Contributions, Service and, Engagement

Advantis CU Sends $10K to Doernbecher; iQ CU staff volunteers on holiday; Red Canoe CU’s Jacobson wins MAXX Leaderboard contest.

CDFI Process Becoming Clearer, Easier for CUs

Low-income credit unions that become certified as Community Development Credit Unions find added opportunities to reach underserved members.

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Employees partnered with Community Action Team on Columbus Day.

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Surprises, Suspense, and Connectivity Dominate 2016 MAXX Awards

The top leaders, advocates, chapters, and CUNA Award winning credit unions were honored to close out the 2016 MAXX Convention.