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Multiple Credit Unions for Kids Events Taking Shape for September

Point West is organizing its third annual bowling event in Portland, while the Kitsap and Pierce County chapters are coming together for a golf tournament.

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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.

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Call for Volunteers: Financial Education Events at Camp Withycombe with Local High Schools

NWCUF partner JA Finance Park is hosting upcoming financial education events. Check below for upcoming dates and partnering schools.

NWCUA Releases CU Sidekick Smartphone App, Putting 157 Credit Unions With One Voice, on One Screen

CU Sidekick will place dozens of NWCUA member resources in members hands, literally—from webinars and seminars to upcoming events, to Anthem, credit union contacts and advocacy.

“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.

CO-OP Miracle Match Shatters Previous Record; $4.3 Million Raised for CMN Hospitals

More than 200 credit unions participating CO-OP Financial Services’ Miracle Match program last year netted $4.3 million for Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals. With 2016 grant applications now available, it’s a great way to increase your credit union’s contributions to Credit Unions for Kids.

CO-OP Miracle Match Shatters Previous Record; $4.3 Million Raised for CMN Hospitals

More than 200 credit unions participating CO-OP Financial Services’Miracle Match program last year, netted $4.3 million for Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals. With 2016 grant applications now available, it’s a great way to increase your credit union’s contributions to Credit Unions for Kids.

CO-OP Miracle Match Shatters Previous Record; $4.3 Million Raised for CMN Hospitals

More than 200 credit unions participating CO-OP Financial Services’Miracle Match program last year, netted $4.3 million for Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals. With 2016 grant applications now available, it’s a great way to increase your credit union’s contributions to Credit Unions for Kids.

Global Credit Union Offers a Passport to Culture, Plus $1,000

With its Cultural Passport campaign, Global is inspiring its community to invest in local culture and offering a $1,000 reward to one lucky participant.

Jumpstart Your Entrepreneurial Dream Today With the U.S. Small Business Administration and AARP

SBA Regional Administrator Calvin Goings writes about the wave of successful entrepreneurs over 50. Learn more about resources for these members.

Mt. Hood Chapter Kicks Off New Era

Upcoming compliance panel is the Mt. Hood Chapter’s first event under new leadership and with new strategy. Register to attend today.

YCUP Seeks Two New Board Members

The Northwest Young Credit Union Professionals group is looking for two new board members. Since it was founded in 2007, YCUP has helped seed countless career opportunities and provided rich networking opportunities.

Amplify Convention Website Goes Live, Registration Now Open

Amplify Convention—the must-attend event of the year for Northwest credit unions—is scheduled to take place in Portland October 8-10. The website allowing early registration and an introductory video have been posted online.

September 30 Marks Deadline for 2013 CO-OP Miracle Match Applications

CO-OP Financial Services is offering $1 million in matching funds for credit unions planning fundraisers benefitting Credit Unions for Kids. The deadline to apply for the grants is September 30. CO-OP details the grant program in this week’s Strategic Link Partner article.

For Northwest Credit Unions, “Financial Literacy Month” is a Year-round Commitment

The spotlight shines on financial literacy all month and in particular on young people during national “National Credit Union Youth Week” April 21-27, 2013. But for Northwest credit unions, helping consumers manage their money and grow their financial capability skills is a year-round focus.

Annual Wine Auction Raises $160K for Credit Unions for Kids

The 2013 Credit Unions for Kids Wine Auction raised $160,000 last week. The annual event was spearheaded by iQ Credit Union, and had the support of 15 additional credit unions and industry service partners.

Financial Reality Fair Volunteers Needed!

Volunteers are needed for upcoming Financial Reality Fairs, where Northwest legislators will see high school students learning how to live on a budget during the 2013 CU Day @ the Capitol events.

Volunteers Needed for Financial Reality Fairs

Credit union professionals are needed to serve as volunteers during the Financial Reality Fairs taking place at the Credit Union Day at the Capitol events early next year. As volunteers, they will help high school students to budget within their means—while legislators look on.