Miracle Treat Day Gives Sweet Boost to Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals

The awareness campaign by Dairy Queen provides $1 from Blizzard treat sales at participating Dairy Queen locations to Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals.

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

BECU plans to brand 138 ATMs at Rite Aid stores throughout Washington; Peninsula Credit Union donates $13,482.50 to Credit Unions for Kids; two more credit unions are taking the Polar Plunge for Special Olympics.

CO-OP Financial Services Offers Full Suite of Member-Service Solutions

Financial-services technology is evolving faster than ever, but members still value the personal touches that have traditionally helped differentiate credit unions from big banks. To bridge that gap, CO-OP Financial Services is offering a fully integrated portfolio of products and services that help credit unions compete in a challenging marketplace.

CO-OP Shared Branching Reaches Milestone: 5,000 Branch Locations Nationwide

After a year of accelerated growth following CO-OP’s merger with FSCC, the CO-OP Shared Branching network has grown to include 5,000 live teller branch locations nationwide, making it the fourth-largest branch network with teller service in the U.S.

Shared Branching Services Unite as FSCC Votes to Combine Services with Co-Op Financial Services

In a move that unifies credit union shared branching services, Financial Service Centers Cooperative, Inc. announced that it will combine operations with CO-OP Financial Services, effective early in 2012.

Small Credit Unions Invited to NWCUA Collaborative Roundtables

In the financial services cooperative world, there are many common threads: an emphasis on member service and social responsibility and the burden of over-regulation. Because these challenges can be even greater for small credit unions, the NWCUA will offer solutions at three regional roundtables.

Summer Credit Union Town Hall Meetings Now Being Organized

Cities have been tentatively chosen for Washington credit unions to discuss and provide feedback about the proposed merger of the Washington Credit Union League and the Credit Union Association of Oregon. They include Longview, Yakima, Spokane, Bellingham, Seattle, Tacoma and Olympia.