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Nominate the Best Northwest Credit Unions for 2016 Summit, Chapter, Advocacy & CUNA Awards; Deadline is June 17

Nominating period is now open for 2016 Summit, Chapter, Advocacy & CUNA Awards, which will be presented during the 2016 NWCUA Convention in October.

BECU Honored for Excellence in Lending to Business Members

CUNA Mutual Group and the CUNA Lending Council honored six credit unions with Excellence in Lending Awards, highlighting BECU’s efforts to connect with and serve existing business members.

Credit Unions, Chapters, Professionals Honored at Amplify Awards Dinner

Patricia E. Smith, President/CEO of Portland-based Unitus Community Credit Union, received the Northwest Credit Union Association’s Lifetime Achievement honor at the Amplify Awards Dinner & Gala. Four other high performing credit union executives were also honored and numerous CUNA Awards were presented to credit unions.

Submit Your Entries and Nominations for the 2015 Amplify and CUNA Awards

The most prestigious awards program in the Northwest movement is now accepting nominations and entries. Awards will be announced at the 2015 Amplify Convention in Portland.

Northwest Chapters Honored for Excellence in Collaboration

Southwest Washington, Spokane, and Willamette Chapters receive Chapter Excellence Awards for fostering credit union cooperation.

Credit Union Movement to Honor Advocates, Accomplished Professionals and Community Impact on Stage at Amplify October 7-9

Passion, commitment, advocacy and community involvement set cooperative credit unions apart in the financial services world. The NWCUA is accepting 2014 Summit, CUNA, Chapter and Advocacy award nominations through noon on Sunday, July 20.

News & Notes from Across the Northwest

Express Credit Union, Express Advantage to Showcase Programs for Low-Income Members; Three NW Credit Unions Win CUNA Operations, Sales & Service Awards; CUNA Webinar to Offer Tips for Engaging Spanish-Speaking Members.

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.

Nominations Sought for Chapter Excellence Awards

Chapters of credit unions have an opportunity to be honored this fall at Amplify, the annual NWCUA convention. Nominations are now being accepted for the Chapter Excellence Awards.

Northwest Credit Unions Win Excellence Awards at the 19th Annual CUNA HR/TD Council Conference

Two Northwest credit unions—Red Canoe and Maps—won national human resources awards for multi-year wellness programs. The awards were presented at CUNA’s HR/TD conference in Anaheim.

Solarity Credit Union Positioned Among Yakima’s Mortgage Lending Leaders

Less than a month after receiving the Business Excellence Award from the Greater Yakima Chamber of Commerce, Solarity Credit Union announced this week that it issued 652 mortgage loans in 2012, positioning the credit union as one of the Yakima, Wash., area’s top mortgage lenders.

Credit Unions Celebrate Chapter Excellence

Four Northwest credit unions took home Chapter Excellence Awards for outstanding service under the Leadership, Education, Advocacy and Philosophy in Action categories. The recently reactivated Evergreen Chapter won the Overall Best Practice banner.

In the Spotlight: Chapter Excellence Award

This award recognizes chapters for their contributions to the success of the credit union movement in the Northwest.

Member & Chapter News

CFCU CEO Stan Baron retires, and two member credit unions win national awards. Plus Chapter announcements.

Chapter Awards Entry Deadline Set for August 6

The state’s credit union chapter presidents and boards should begin preparing to submit their applications to the Washington Credit Union League Chapter Excellence Program to be considered for the 2010 Chapter of the Year.

Member Directions June 1, 2010

Recent news of your colleagues and the credit union movement.