One Month Left to Contribute to Credit Unions for Kids Auction at MAXX

Though tickets are available past September 16, the Hollywood Glamour-themed auction needs items by that date. It’s already seen impressive contributions, from dinner with Seahawks great Steve Largent to a basket drive and much more.

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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.

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.

Preparedness, Good Service Key for Robbery Training

USAgencies recently completed NWCUA robbery training, providing staff solid grounding should the situation arise, as it did for more than 340 credit unions nationally last year.

Emerging Leaders Journal: Take the First Step to a Lifetime of Growth

Emerging Leaders Scholarship Winner Liz Henderson shares her three biggest takeaways from the final EL session, and how they prepare her for a lifetime of achieving goals.

Sponsored: Get a Deposit Taking ATM at a Deep Discount

Would your members appreciate an ATM where they could make deposits? Portland-based Peregrin Financial Technologies has an NCR deposit taking ATM available July 27, and they are currently accepting offers.

Outstanding Credit Union Marketing Efforts Honored at Spectrum Awards

Northwest credit unions were celebrated by their peers for outstanding marketing efforts in branding, broadcast, new media, and more.

Oregon Legislative Update: Credit Union Day at the Capitol Next Week!

Register now to share the credit union difference with your legislators in Salem. The event is free to attend.

BECU and Financial Beginnings Bring Free Fin-Ed to Seattle Youth

The credit union and nonprofit financial education group will connect classrooms with free, quality curriculum and qualified volunteers.

St. Helens Community Credit Union Announced as ‘Business of the Year’

For its financial education work, youth outreach and overall community involvement, St. Helens Community Credit Union has been named the 2014 South Columbia County Chamber Business of the Year.

Save to Win Accounts Reach Million Dollar Milestone

Washington credit unions offering the Save to Win program have reached a major milestone: over $1 million in deposits. The program is designed to help under-banked consumers develop better savings habits.

Oregon Governor Kitzhaber: “Credit Unions Epitomize Something Great”

Oregon Governor John Kitzhaber was honored by credit unions this week in a special setting—Doernbecher Children’s Hospital. There he was able to learn more about what the movement has done for sick children through Credit Unions for Kids.

Fred Meyer Employees Federal Credit Union Mourning Loss of Longtime Manager Gerald Rutz

Gerald H. “Jerry” Rutz, who led Fred Meyer Employees Federal Credit Union from 1963 until his retirement in 1992, passed away March 8, the credit union announced this week. He was 83.

Putting Members in the Driver’s Seat, Part V: Hidden Gems

Hidden among the hundreds of cars that you’ll find at February’s Portland and Spokane auto shows are some real gems. They aren’t the speediest, spendiest or flashiest, automotive journalist John M. Vincent says in Part V of “Putting Members in the Driver’s Seat,” but they’re all cool in their own way.

Doug Page Takes the Helm as President/CEO of Great NorthWest Federal Credit Union

Doug Page became president and CEO of Great NorthWest Federal Credit Union on Jan. 1. Last week, he sat down with Anthem to reflect on his nearly 20 years at Great NorthWest and talk about what he sees in the credit union’s future.

How Will You Celebrate International Credit Union Day?

Credit unions in more than 100 countries will “unite for good” on Oct. 17, when they reflect on the movement’s history and promote its achievements on International Credit Union Day. Will your credit union be celebrating, too? Tell us how!

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.

Verity Video Contest Uses Cartwheels to Build Community

Verity Credit Union launched its second “Cartwheel for a Cause” contest this month, inviting Washington residents to submit a short video that features “a cartwheel, or anything representing a cartwheel” for the chance to win a $1,000 prize and a $5,000 donation to the cause of their choice.