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Kitsap Chapter Works Holiday Magic, Fills 175 Stockings for Homeless Youth

Volunteer efforts helps aid local nonprofit group.

Columbia CU Supports Legacy Classic; NW Priority CU “Fill the Satchel”; First Tech FCU Named “Best CU” for Everyone

Columbia CU and NW Priority CU report impressive community support while First Tech FCU is recognized by a national publication.

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Remembering Terry Belcoe, Former Association Board Member, Longtime CU Advocate & Fixture of Skagit, WA

The North Coast Credit Union President and CEO leaves behind two daughters and a lofty legacy as a community leader in Washington.

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King County Legislative Event to Feature Congressional Contender Pramila Jayapal

The Washington State legislator is a contender for the 7th District seat after finishing first in the primary, following an endorsement from former presidential candidate Bernie Sanders.

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Chapters Help Staff Grow, Evolve, and Thrive Through Collaboration

NWCUA chapters have been working hard together this summer with events across Oregon and Washington to support the Credit Union Movement.

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

Spokane Federal named among best credit unions to work for; Industrial’s Food Truck Roundup raises $16k for food banks; St. Helens Community donates toy-filled wagons; and Consolidated Community preps new branch.

Northwest Credit Unions Aid Washington Flood Victims

After floods ravaged the homes of dozens in Grays Harbor County this winter, the credit unions of the Northwest united to help families affected by the disaster.

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

STCU announces new branch; Clackamas Federal gives $50k to community college; Rivermark catalyzes library effort; TAPCO supports Apple-A-Day; Lower Valley gives big.

St. Helens Community Credit Union Announced as ‘Business of the Year’

For its financial education work, youth outreach and overall community involvement, St. Helens Community Credit Union has been named the 2014 South Columbia County Chamber Business of the Year.

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

Gesa Credit Union raises $10,000 for fire victims; Kitsap Chapter invites you to Credit Unions for Kids golf tourney; Red Canoe Credit Union collects seven tons of back-to-school supplies; Industrial Credit Union rounds up food trucks for charity.

North Coast Credit Union’s Terry Belcoe: ‘Not for Profit, Not for Charity, But for Service’

With 2013 in the rear-view mirror, Anthem asked Northwest credit union presidents and CEOs to reflect on the past, consider what lies ahead and talk about the challenges — and the opportunities — that await credit unions in 2014. Today: President/CEO Terry Belcoe talks about North Coast Credit Union’s unique efforts to help Latino business owners in Skagit County and across the state of Washington.

‘Life on the Edge 2’ Generates a Wealth of Ideas for the Fight Against Poverty

Kitsap Credit Union’s Cathy Brorson, who created “Life on the Edge” as a Development Educator project to engage her community in the fight against poverty, reports back on the results of “Life on the Edge 2.” The ripple effect, she says, could be unending.

‘Life on the Edge 2’: Engaging All of Kitsap County in the Fight Against Poverty

It started as Cathy Brorson’s Development Educator project, but “Life on the Edge” has become a rallying point in Kitsap County for the fight against poverty. Next week’s gathering will focus on identifying priorities and creating the kinds of programs that can sustain change.

St. Helens Community Federal Credit Union Expands into Clatsop, Cowlitz Counties

Anyone who lives or works in northwest Oregon’s Clatsop County or southwest Washington’s Cowlitz County is now eligible for membership in St. Helens Community Federal Credit after the credit union received approval to expand its field of membership.

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.

Industrial Credit Union’s 19th Annual Food Drive Spreads the ‘People Helping People’ Philosophy Across Washington’s Whatcom County

For Terri Salstrom, Kim Sutton, and the employees of Industrial Credit Union in Bellingham, the spirit of community involvement is very much alive, and the “Feed the Need” food drive they created 19 years ago is still bringing neighbors together to help families who are hungry.

Kitsap Chapter Invites Colleagues to Tee Off for Credit Unions for Kids

The Kitsap County Chapter of Credit Unions is hosting a golf tournament to raise money for Credit Unions for Kids. Recognizing that Bremerton, Washington is a long trek for some, the chapter has arranged a block of hotel rooms and additional golf opportunities for the following day.

Don’t Tax My Credit Union Spotlight Shines on Our Community, Peninsula

Model collaboration by Our Community and Peninsula credit unions is driving a message to Congress: don’t mess with the tax exemption. Their campaign includes joint advertising and a can’t-miss fashion flash on Fridays.