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Former Red Canoe CEO Bob Kane Passes Away Unexpectedly

Kane began his Red Canoe career in 1972 as a loan interviewer.

OCCU Announces New Olympia Branch

The project is part of the Steamboat Square development.

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Foundation Calls for Proposals to Conduct “Consumer Financial Health Check-ups” by CUs

The Foundation is looking for credit unions to submit proposals leveraging the Center for Financial Services Innovation’s (CFSI) consumer financial health assessment tool.

St. Helens CCU Employees Volunteer on Holiday

Employees partnered with Community Action Team on Columbus Day.

Consolidated CCU’s Ellifritz, Wauna FCU’s Passmore Named 2016 Rock Stars by CU Magazine

The effort honors creative people who demonstrate outstanding innovation and creativity in their chosen fields, and by doing so make the credit union movement a better, more interesting place.

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Senate Banking Committee to Hold Hearings on Wells Fargo Account Culture

The bank faces mounting pressure after employees reportedly set up as many as 1.5 million unauthorized accounts and applied for 565,000 credit cards without their customers’ consent.

Verity Nabs Spot on Top 100 Business List

Seattle Business Magazine selects the list that “every company wants to be on” and we talked to Verity about their spot on it.

Southern Oregon Chapter of Credit Unions Takes a Deep Dive Into Blue Zones Concept for Healthier Communities

What’s the secret sauce to longer, healthier lives? The Blue Zones movement has found some answers, and in Klamath Falls, Pacific Crest FCU is already seeing results from its involvement in the community well-being movement.

“Global” Perspective on Advocacy: How to Get Involved in Supporting the Credit Union Movement

Anthem talked to Linda Crane of Global Credit Union, who coordinated the 2015 award-winning efforts on credit union advocacy, about getting started, implementing a long-term strategy, and how car washes raise more than dollars.

Three Northwest Credit Unions Recognized at CUNA HR & Organizational Development Conference

Verity Credit Union, Rivermark Community Credit Union, and Advantis Credit Union received awards for employee engagement and management practices, respectively, at the 22nd Annual Conference in Orlando this week.

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TAPCO CU’s New Brand: A Perfect Blend of “Where We Came From and Where We Are Going Together”

Tacoma-based TAPCO Credit Union’s rebranding process embraced marketing best practices with an all-inclusive engagement strategy and a local, resonate message.

Cheney Federal Credit Union Celebrates 65th Anniversary

Cheney FCU marked a milestone this month—its 65th anniversary. The Washington credit union treated members to popcorn in the branch for the celebration.

Compliance Center: Requirements of Oregon’s Sick Time Law

Oregon’s new sick time law took effect January 1. Your compliance report this week details what credit unions need to know.

Compliance Center: Requirements of Oregon’s Sick Time Law

Oregon’s new sick time law took effect January 1. Your compliance report this week details what credit unions need to know.

NWCUF Grants $11,800 for Spokane Windstorm Relief

Spokane-area credit union employees suffered tens of thousands of dollars in property damage in the historic windstorm. The NWCUF and regional credit unions stepped up to help.

Rethink Your Credit Union’s Retirement Plan Goals

CUNA Mutual Group highlights the importance of following through to make sure your employees are actually on track for retirement. Their new website helps you do just that.

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.

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

Cheney Federal unveils new branding; Solarity employees open wallets for wildfire victims; and Wauna matches member and public donations to Wildfire Relief Fund.