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CO-OP’s Hollen to be Recognized at Wegner Awards

Herb Wegner Memorial Awards are presented during CUNA GAC in February.

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SW WA Chapter Hosts Annual Fall Legislative Dinner

While national politics dominated TV screens, the Chapter’s legislative dinner focused on credit union advocacy.

Judges Approve 39 Spectrum Marketing Awards

Eighteen Northwest credit unions are getting welcoming news from the Northwest Credit Union Association this week—they’ve won Spectrum Marketing Awards. The honors will be presented in Portland April 7, with the Marketers Conference scheduled the following day.

Tickets & Sponsorships Now Available for Foundation’s Wegner Dinner

Three credit union leaders and former leaders and one program will receive the movement’s highest honors, with our very own Denise Gabel at the helm as emcee.

Winners are in for 2015 Spectrum Awards

The Spectrum Awards, honoring the best in Northwest credit union marketing, will be presented at the culmination of the Association’s Marketers’ One-Day Conference.

Heroes of Hope: A Gala in Spokane City is Theme for Credit Unions for Kids Dinner, Auction at Amplify

The NWCUA and a committee of credit union community volunteers will again host a dinner and auction to benefit Credit Unions for Kids at Amplify Convention. “Heroes of Hope: A Gala in Spokane City” is the theme.

Wegner Awards Dinner will Shine the Spotlight on NW Credit Union Professionals; Tickets On Sale Now

There’ll be a lot of familiar faces on stage when the National Credit Union Foundation presents the Herb Wegner Memorial Awards at its 26th annual dinner in February, including two of the four winners and a return performance by the evening’s emcee. Tickets and sponsorships are available now.

Help Credit Unions for Kids By Donating Auction Items

A “Real Housewives of Portland” basket, gift certificates to Portland’s trendiest restaurants, and an Arizona Spring Training Vacation are up for grabs at the Credit Unions for Kids Auction. Can you top that? Donations are still being accepted for the big event.

Six Red Wagons, Hundreds of Toys, Smiles from Sick Children: Priceless

Other than meeting the “patient families” perhaps nothing results in more emotional and financial support for Credit Unions for Kids than the “Fleet of Little Red Wagons.” The tradition takes center stage at the Boardwalk of Miracles dinner and auction in Portland Oct. 9.

Boardwalk of Miracles Dinner and Auction: Will You be at the Table?

Northwest credit unions hope to raise $100,000 for Credit Unions for Kids at the Boardwalk of Miracles auction on Oct. 9. Seventeen sponsored tables have already been sold for the semi-formal dinner. Sponsorship and donation opportunities are still available.

Bernard Lachance at Amplify: Music to Credit Union Innovators’ Ears

What can a French Canadian singer teach credit union leaders? Bernard Lachance’s story personifies the concept of thinking big, starting small, and getting results. He’ll serenade Amplify Convention attendees, who will be singing his praises by the time this Oprah-endorsed talent is done.

Reputation Manager Anthony Huey to Offer High Impact Communications Training at Amplify

A renowned reputation manager will help credit union professionals create and deliver impactful messages during his presentation at Amplify Convention in Portland. Huey’s communications training will be one of the highlights of an agenda that also includes memorable presentations on innovation, financial services breakthroughs, and the regulatory landscape.

NCUA Chair Matz to Keynote NWCUA’s Amplify Convention

NCUA Chair Debbie Matz will deliver the keynote address at the NWCUA’s Amplify Convention, the Association announced this week. Matz addresses Amplify attendees on Oct. 8, the opening day of the region’s largest gathering of financial services providers.

Wheels Up and Fans Tuned in for Ride and Rock Fundraiser

The “next big thing” raising money for Credit Unions for Kids is the “Ride and Rock” August 11. The annual motorcycle ride presented by iQ and Fibre Federal credit unions also includes a jazz concert and picnic dinner. Organizers have released details of the route riders will take this year.

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Boardwalk of Miracles Dinner and Auction to Benefit Credit Unions for Kids

A proud tradition returns to the NWCUA convention this year—the Credit Unions for Kids Dinner and Auction. The “Boardwalk of Miracles” theme gives the credit union movement’s “charity of choice” a monopoly on fundraising the evening of October 9, 2013.

Advocacy, Summit, CUNA and Chapter Excellence Awards Entry Deadline Extended to August 1

Legislative and political wins are made possible by credit union advocates. Elected officials listen to the voices of advocates. Nominations for the NWCUA Advocacy Awards are being accepted until August 1, and winners will be honored at the Summit Awards Dinner during Amplify Convention October 10.

Credit Unions Urged to Nominate for CUNA, Summit, Advocacy, and Chapter Excellence Awards by August 1; Winners to be Honored at Gala Dinner During Amplify Convention October 10

In addition to a marquee that will feature nationally renowned speakers, the NWCUA’s Amplify Convention will honor award winning credit unions, innovative professionals and advocates under one roof, at a celebratory level not seen before. Awards winners will share the big stage during a gala dinner event October 10.

Credit Union Marketers Honored at Spectrum Awards Dinner

The best of marketing, public relations and communications by Northwest credit unions was celebrated at the 2013 Spectrum Marketing Awards dinner in Portland Wednesday evening. More than 40 awards were presented at a dinner attended by more than 90 credit union professionals and business partners.