Harborstone Slated to Merge With TULIP Cooperative

If approved by regulators, the merger would take effect on September 1.

Oregon Community Earns $20k From Sprint Program, Donates Entire Amount to Credit Unions for Kids

Northwest credit unions earned over $200k from the program in 2014. Jones and Oregon Community see it as an easy way to raise Credit Unions for Kids funds.

Jones and Streifel Honored for Uniting Credit Unions in Advocacy

Mandy Jones and Susan Streifel were honored as Advocates of the Year for their personal dedication to the collective voice of advocacy.

Rogue Federal Credit Union’s Jackson Jones is Credit Union Volunteer of the Year

All volunteer directors are valued, but there is an extra special twist to the story of Jackson Jones. A retired school teacher who has given 44 years of service to his credit union is the 2012 Summit Awards “Credit Union Volunteer of the Year.”

Harborstone, Prevail Announce Plans to Merge

Harborstone and Prevail Credit Unions have agreed to merge, with a member vote expected in the fall. “Joining our organizations gives members even more stability and protection from future economic downturns.”

Credit Unions for Kids Charts Sustainable Course

Credit Unions for Kids leadership is working to continue expanding its scope and effectiveness, looking to engage a growing number of credit union professionals as ambassadors on localized boards.

Harborstone’s Jones Speaks at Small-Business Forum

Harborstone Credit Union CEO Phil Jones spoke on behalf of the credit union movement at Rep. Adam Smith’s Small-Business Forum last week, highlighting the capacity of credit unions to provide capital to small-business owners through increased member business lending.

Entertainer Known for Impersonating Hollywood’s Most Famous Singers to Perform at Foundations’ Friendraiser and Silent Bottle Auction

Entertainer Larry G. Jones has thrilled thousands in Las Vegas with his imitations of Cher, Sinatra, the Temptations and Nat King Cole. Now a Seattle-area resident, he will entertain at the Foundations’ Friendraiser event at this fall’s Convention.

Business Journals Recognize Purnell-Hepburn, Jones

Two of American City Business Journals have recognized credit unions leaders in the Northwest for their exceptional work. Oregon Community Credit Union CEO Mandy Jones won the Portland Business Journal’s Orchid Award and Seattle Metropolitan Credit Union’s Senior VP and CFO, Michelle Purnell-Hepburn, has been named one of the 2011 CFOs of the Year.

Washington League Elects New Secretary, District 5 Director

Mina Worthington, President & CEO of Yakima Valley Credit Union, has been elected to fill the Washington Credit Union League Board of Director’s Secretary position, and Harborstone Credit Union President & CEO Phil Jones has been elected interim director on the Board’s District 5 position.