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

Oregon Community gives members an opportunity to “fly south with the Ducks,” CUNA announces the “Community Credit Union of the Year” award, and Solarity boosts the “Miracle Cup” program for CMN hospitals.

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

Gesa Credit Union hosts identity theft seminars, online voting continues for Advantis GROW Fund, and Central Oregon credit unions collaborate as title sponsors of annual fundraising duck race.

Credit Unions Encourage Lame Duck Congress to Pass Legislation for Jobs, Small Businesses

Twenty-six northwest credit unions are at or managing to the member business lending cap as credit union advocates prepare for another visit to Congress next week. With more than 140,000 new jobs possible in the first year, passing the Small Business Lending Enhancement Act could be just the ticket a divided Congress could agree on.

Mid Oregon Lands Dora Maxwell Award for ‘Credit Unions Working Together’

For its role in bringing an entire community of credit unions together for a charitable cause, Mid Oregon Credit Union won a first-place Dora Maxwell Award in Oregon. According to one of the masterminds, thinking “big,” leaving egos at the door and finding common ground make up the formula for success.

Bend Credit Unions Join Forces for Charity

A group of Bend credit unions demonstrated the “People Helping People” philosophy this month, setting aside competition to collaborate for charity.