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

St. Helens Community Federal Credit Union members reelect three board members, WSECU and partner donate nearly $15K to state parks, iQ Credit Union promotes John Hapke to vice president of consumer lending and Solarity Credit Union awards $10K in scholarships.

How Can Credit Unions Attract the Next Generation of Members? CUNA White Paper’s Answers Might Surprise You

Generation Y wants robust mobile apps and powerful online tools, and it wants to be engaged and entertained through social media. But a new white paper from the CUNA Operations, Sales & Service Council suggests that credit unions would do well to also remember what makes them different from all of the other financial institutions that are rushing to adopt new technologies.

Award Winning Marketer Urges Conference-Goers to Think Outside the Box

NWCUA Marketers’ Conference participants were given many tools to improve their skills. Session leader Kelley Parks inspired participants to not be held back small budgets; urging them to step outside the confines of traditional messaging and marketing.

Marketers’ Conference Explores New Consumers

How do credit unions stand out with “news consumers?” Credit Union Development Educators Josh Allison and Kelley Parks had some answers at the Northwest Credit Union Association’s first annual Marketers’ Conference.