Reminder: FOM Comment Period Closes Soon

Northwest credit unions are critical to the conversation on the second field of membership proposal from NCUA.

South Sound, Salem & Vancouver CUs: Host a Town Hall

Help shape the Northwest Credit Union Movement’s engagement strategy for 2017 by hosting a valuable, intimate discussion among credit union leaders in the coming year.

Northwest CU Election Recap: Behind the Ballots

Credit union influence in Congress expanded last week, and the CUNA/League system has already hit the ground running on making the most of it.

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MESA Program Looks to Grow in NW, Helping Students Lighten Debt Load

MESA—or matched education savings accounts—allow credit unions to bridge the gap between students and educational opportunity.

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MAXXimum Impact: 2016 MAXX Convention Brings Together Best of NW CU Movement

More than 150 credit unions, 500 Movement leaders, and 100 business partners gathered for the three day convention to share ideas, learn the newest operational solutions for their members, and glimpse at 2017 and beyond during Your Association’s Annual Business Meeting.

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MAXX Convention: What You Need to Know

The 2016 gathering of Northwest credit union executives is set to test the limits and MAXXimize member value. But first, pump the brakes and find out where to start.

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Second Financial Reality Fair Extravaganza Estimated to Reach Nearly 3,000 (and Counting)

With the majority of fairs planned on or around International Credit Union Day, the NWCUF collaborative effort has exploded in number of students reached, far-outpacing the original.

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CUNA GAC Dates Announced

The largest credit union advocacy event of the year will bring thousands of credit union leaders to tell Congress and regulators about the Credit Union Difference.

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Just Before Election Heads Into Final Stretch, Northwest CU Leaders Hike the Hill in DC

Credit union advocates from Oregon and Washington visited legislators from both states to share the Credit Union Difference and stances on critical issues affecting their members.

Two of Top Five in CUES Top CU Exec Contest Hail from Northwest

As the finalist list moves from 15 to five, young credit union professionals from Oregon and Washington advanced.

Two NW CU Execs Chosen for Filene i3 Program

Josh Sidell of Verity Credit Union and Melissa Vigil of Northwest Community Credit Union, will serve two-year terms starting in October.

Point West Second in Northwest to Earn Juntos Avanzamos Designation

Portland-based Point West Credit Union raised the Juntos Avanzamos flag during a ceremony August 17, symbolizing their commitment to serving the Hispanic and Latino communities.

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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CUAid Activated After Louisiana Flooding

Northwest Credit Union Foundation joins the national effort in contributing funds.

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Back to Reality: NWCUF Launching Second Financial Reality Fair Extravaganza

In celebration of International Credit Union Day, NWCUF is hosting a second multi-city, multi credit union financial reality fair extravaganza. We’d love for you to participate this time around!

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24 NW CUs Secure Nearly $249,000 in NCUA Grants

The grants allow for increased capacity to serve members, and cover four categories: capacity and growth, cyber security, staff training, and student internships.

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.

NCUA Notes: State-Level Quarterly Report Shows NW CU Strength

Northwest credit unions continue to lead the way by many metrics, according to the NCUA quarterly report released last week.