OSU Federal Changing Charter and Name

OSU Federal will become Oregon State Credit Union and adopt a state charter, allowing it to serve more of Oregon’s residents.

CUNA Honors Two Northwest Credit Unions With National Awards

OSU Federal Credit Union honored for financial education; Mid Oregon Credit Union honored for social responsibility, community service.

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

Numerica wins an AGORA Award for business excellence; St. Helens breaks ground on new branch; Fibre Federal to celebrate new Rainer branch with non-profit donations; OSU Federal plans community shred days; Unitus and Columbia credit unions make new lending hires.

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

OSU Federal’s internal campaign raises $27,000 for Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals; NW Preferred Federal Credit Union and its branch manager receive community-impact awards; Solarity Credit Union hires James Webb as vice president of retail lending; Jon Gramenz joins Oregonians Credit Union as commercial loan officer; Ed Roddy joins the business services team at WECU.

With ‘JA in a Day,’ OSU Federal Can Teach Financial Literacy Lessons to Children Quickly

OSU Federal is partnering with Junior Achievement of Oregon & SW Washington and students from Oregon State University to teach financial literacy, work readiness, entrepreneurship and more to elementary- and middle-school students in a unique, one-day program called “JA in a Day.”

OSU Federal Recognized for Innovative CULAC Fundraiser

OSU Federal’s CULAC success story was celebrated in the national spotlight as the CULAC trustees met in Washington this week. The federal political action committee’s primary mission is to elect and retain candidates who are credit union supporters.

OSU Federal Employees Pledge $15,000 to CULAC, Earn $25,000 Matching Donation

After OSU Federal Credit Union staff dedicated $15,000 to CULAC, an additional $25,000 was donated to Credit Unions for Kids through a dollar-for-dollar match from the credit union and a grant from CO-OP Financial Services.

MBL from OSU Federal Helps ‘Shape Up’ Corvallis

A member business loan from OSU Federal Credit Union helped a Corvallis-area fitness center expand its facilities, and the renovated building now leases space to four additional businesses. Owner Jason Wallis said OSU Federal “really helped simplify the process and took a personal interest in making this happen.”

OSU Federal’s Peter Walker One of Five CUES ‘Next Top Exec’ Finalists

Peter Walker, a regional branch manager for OSU Federal Credit Union, is one of five finalists for the 2012 CUES “Next Top Credit Union Executive” challenge. He will travel to Florida in early November for the final round of judging.

CUNA Accepting Nominations for Community Credit Union of the Year Awards

If your credit union sets the bar in services and personifies the principles of the movement, it could be a candidate for the Community Credit Union of the Year Award. CUNA is currently accepting nominations for the award won by OSU FCU in 2008-09.

Corvallis’ OSU Wins Desjardins Financial Awards for Youth and Adult Literacy

OSU FCU celebrated winning two prestigious Desjardins Financial Education Awards in a special ceremony today. The Corvallis credit union partnered with the school district to teach “real-life” financial skills to high school students and also worked to improve the financial skills of people in the court system.

Members on the Move

Your rundown of who is doing what and where.

OSU Federal CU Earns Top National Marketing Award

OSU Federal Credit Union has been awarded the highest national honor for its marketing and business development efforts by the Credit Union National Association, receiving the Diamond Award for its membership packets, brochures and booklets.