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JA Finance Park Coming to Klamath Falls Oct. 24-27

The nonprofit has been serving Oregon and Southwest Washington for 64 years, partnering with schools and businesses to provide business, economics and life-skills programming for youth.

NW Plus Announces Scholarship Winners

Each year the number of applications grow and the scholarship candidates become more diverse in their attributes and career goals.

Red Canoe Awards $26,500 in Scholarships

The scholarship program was created in the memory of Wally C. Ohlfs, the founding manager of Red Canoe Credit Union.

Numerica Announces Student Scholarship Recipients

$7,500 awarded to five high school seniors.

Maps Community Foundation Awards 13 College Scholarships

The 2016 awards bring the amount that the Foundation has given away in scholarships to more than $110,000 since 2005.

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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.

News & Notes: Here’s What’s Happening Around the Northwest

Qualstar Credit Union & Puget Sound Federal Credit Union announce merger; Fun(d) competition between Global Credit Union & Spokane Federal Credit Union; Fibre Federal Credit Union hosts Financial Reality Fair, Valley Credit Union announced new CEO.

News and Notes from Member Credit Unions

Gesa CU opens its eighth student branch, Mid Oregon CU pays it forward, Global CU promotes Military Saves Week, Sound CU announces a new Chief Business Services Officer.

BECU Closes all Branches to Teach Teens Financial Literacy

During its “Closing for Good” event, the credit union closed all of its locations for half a day and sent all 1,300 staff to teach financial literacy at local high schools.

Small Loan Makes Lifelong Memory for High School Couple

With homecoming approaching, one high school student decided to make it a special night. All he needed was a small loan from his credit union.

Solarity Credit Union Awards Five Students With Scholarships

One recipient, who is studying to bring health care to underserved populations, lauds the credit union for supporting graduate students as well as others.

Young St. Helens Community CU Advocates Show CU Difference in Creative Videos

St. Helens Community Credit Union awarded college scholarships to three Scappoose High School students, partly for their creative videos demonstrating the credit union difference.

Credit Unions Help South Albany High Rebuild After Arson

After fire destroyed a critical building, Northwest credit unions raced to the aid of the school and the district.

Fibre Federal Gives 300+ High School Students a Taste of the ‘Real World’

The credit union hosted its largest ever financial reality fair, drawing students from eight high schools for financial education event.

Rogue Student Teller Rises to Manage Branch Where He Started

Derek Reeser of Rogue Credit Union says that working at his high school’s student branch changed his life, and his career trajectory.

Credit Unions Support High School Rebuilding After Arson

Oregon’s South Albany High School lost critical facilities to an arson fire last week. Northwest credit unions are stepping up to help them rebuild.

High Schoolers Will Learn Finance Basics at Financial Reality Fair

Volunteers wanted for event to teach high school students the basics of budgeting and personal finance, hosted by Fibre Federal.

Collaborate With Schools on ‘Experiential Learning’ in Financial Literacy

Credit unions have long delivered on the financial education mission. CUNA Mutual Group’s Mark Lynch has some innovative ideas about credit unions collaborating to find out directly from the students what will keep them engaged in financial learning.