Credit Unions, Doernbecher to be Showcased During Halftime at Trail Blazers Game

Northwest credit unions and Credit Unions for Kids will shine at halftime during a Trail Blazers game this winter. Credit Union Appreciation Night is February 3.

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.

Financial Beginnings’ Game of Life Fundraiser April 25

The Northwest Credit Union Association is sponsoring a fundraising event for Financial Beginnings. The Game of Life event in Portland April 25 will help to fund training for hundreds of volunteers making financial education presentations in Oregon.

NFL QBs Team with Visa, MAP to Showcase Football-Themed Financial Literacy Program

NFL QBs Russell Wilson and Drew Brees teamed with MAP and Visa last week to showcase Financial Football, a video game with accompanying classroom curriculum aimed at improving the money management skills of high school and middle school students.

Credit Unions Play Waiting Game as S. 2231 Awaits Senate Vote

With a Senate vote on the credit union member business lending bill still not scheduled, credit unions are finding ways to sustain their advocacy efforts over the long haul.

Financial Literacy Fundraiser in Portland Showcases Finance Games

Financial Beginnings, a Portland-based financial literacy organization, expects to serve 16,000 students in the next year. Tickets are available for the organization’s “Game of Life” fundraiser, scheduled for April 26.

MAP Tackles Financial Illiteracy with Visa and the NFL

Member Access Pacific has teamed with Visa and the NFL to develop “Financial Football,” a fast-paced, interactive game that engages middle- and high-school students while teaching them money management skills.