Reaching a Decade, Red Canoe Credit Union’s Canoe is Full

The annual “Fill the Canoe” supply drive surpassed a record number of donations.

Answer the Credit Union Movement Call: Volunteer for Committees

Volunteer for a Northwest Credit Union Association Committee or Task Force, and lend your skills to the critical work of advancing the Credit Union Movement.

Amplify Opens with All-Star Lineup on Advocacy, Regulatory Relief, and Innovation

The opening General Session of the NWCUA’s Amplify Convention featured presentations by CUNA President and CEO Jim Nussle, Oregon Speaker of the House Tina Kotek, NCUA Vice Chair Rick Metsger, and Filene CEO Mark Meyer.

Leading Website Praises Credit Union Small Business Lending

Personal finance website NerdWallet offered three key benefits of seeking small business loans at credit unions, quoting NWCUA President and CEO Troy Stang.

Late Call Reports Decline, But Fines Forthcoming

The NCUA reported Monday that 75 credit unions were late in filing their call reports. NWCUA members who filed late with good reason are encouraged to contact the Association.

What Not to Miss: Previewing Day 2 of Convention

Highlights of the first full day of the NWCUA’s 2012 Convention include a keynote address from Rabobank’s Arnold Kuijpers, the grand opening of the trade show, and a panel discussion with representatives from the Canadian credit union movement, all capped by the Credit Unions for Kids auction in the evening.

Portland Hotel Fire Unrelated to NWCUA Annual Convention

A five-alarm fire that destroyed a vacant hotel in North Portland early Sunday morning will have no impact on the NWCUA’s 2012 Convention and Annual Business Meeting. Lodging on the Convention site is full, but new overflow options are available for attendees.

Discounted Registration for NWCUA Convention Available Through Sept. 14

Credit unions can save money by registering for Convention by Sept. 14. Discounts for early registration are available not only for the full three-day package, but for one-day passes, guest registration and small credit union sponsorship as well.

Autoland’s Full Service Includes Trade-Ins

Autoland President Jeff Martin explains Autoland’s auto-buying services and how they can benefit credit unions and their members.

NCUA Releases 2011 Regulatory Review Targets

Making sure its regulatory catalogue is up to date, the agency reviews rules every three years, and schedules reviews of portions of its regulations on a rotating basis.

Western CUNA Management School Accepting Applications

Western CUNA Management School (WCMS) is now accepting applications for the 2011 session.

WCUF Cycle 3 Grants & Scholarships Deadline Extended

Don’t miss the opportunity to apply for a 2010 Professional Development Scholarship through the Foundation program. The deadline for application has now been extended to Dec. 1.

Authors, Palm Readers, and Bloggers, Oh My! Full Trade Show Means More Fun for Convention-Goers

Ninety-six exhibitors and a variety of fun events are waiting for participants in the 2010 Washington Credit Union League’s Convention and Annual Business Meeting Sept. 14-16 in SeaTac.