Credit Unions for Kids Skybridge Represents Collaboration and Refocus on Mission

In late-June, credit union leaders will come together at Seattle Children’s Hospital to dedicate the Credit Unions for Kids Skybridge in recognition of a five-year, $1 million fundraising commitment. We looked at what that represents and how credit unions can help.

Peninsula Branch Wins 2015 Business of the Year Honors

The credit union’s branch in Port Orchard, Washington was honored by the local Chamber as Business of the Year for its community impact. CEO Morrell says it’s a fitting tribute to the credit union’s 80th anniversary.

Peninsula Credit Union Receives $2 Million for Financial Education and Low Income Outreach

The credit union will use the funds to expand access to affordable loans for families in need in their communities, and to increase financial education and outreach.

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

Peninsula Credit Union names new VP of member engagement and OnPoint Community Credit Union veteran becomes branch manager.

Oregon Legislative Update: Prize-Linked Savings Bill Passes Oregon House

The bill, which is supported by the NWCUA, now moves on to the Senate.

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

Peninsula Credit Union wins business of the year award; OnPoint Community Credit Union opens 2015 education prize; and Solarity Credit Union opens online loan applications.

The Difference: Peninsula Member Rebuilds His Business After Recession

Bryan Shorten lost his custom tile business and his impeccable credit history to the recession. His credit union helped him rebuild both.

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

TwinStar CLO completes DE certification; Peninsula branch manager awarded Bank On scholarship; Wauna announces new branch management.

Advocates in Action: Sharing the Credit Union Message with State, Federal Lawmakers

Northwest credit union advocates attended prayer breakfasts and luncheons, hosted campaign events and even joined elected officials for a game of “Jeopardy” in their ongoing efforts to share the credit union message with state and federal lawmakers.

Peninsula Credit Union to Become Seventh in Washington to Offer ‘Save to Win’

U.S. Rep. Derek Kilmer will be on hand Monday, March 31, when Peninsula Credit Union becomes the seventh Washington credit union to offer prize-linked savings accounts to members. Peninsula’s “Save to Win” launch will also be a fundraiser for North Mason Resources, a local nonprofit that helps low-income families become more self-sufficient.

Peninsula Credit Union’s Jim Morrell: “Our Collective Voice is Louder Than That of Any Individual”

With 2013 in the rear-view mirror, Anthem asked Northwest credit union presidents and CEOs to reflect on the past, consider what lies ahead and talk about the challenges — and the opportunities — that await credit unions in 2014. Today: Jim Morrell, president and CEO of Peninsula Credit Union.

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.

Credit Unions for Kids Brings Wagon, Cash Contributions to Seattle Children’s Hospital

Credit Unions for Kids brightened the holiday season for Seattle Children’s Hospital twice this month — first with a red-wagon delivery by Unitus Community Credit Union and Peninsula Credit Union, and then with an outpouring of support for the annual Miracle Season Telethon on KOMO-TV.

Free Auto Club Memberships Help Drive Loan Traffic to Peninsula Credit Union

Peninsula Credit Union has seen a big increase in auto-loan traffic after dropping rates and offering car buyers a free one-year membership in the Credit Union Auto Club.

Don’t Tax My Credit Union Spotlight Shines on Our Community, Peninsula

Model collaboration by Our Community and Peninsula credit unions is driving a message to Congress: don’t mess with the tax exemption. Their campaign includes joint advertising and a can’t-miss fashion flash on Fridays.

Credit Unions Carry On Year-Long ‘Season of Giving’

The holidays are behind us, but credit unions continue to make generous donations of time and money to community organizations in need of support.

Honor a Credit Union Leader with a Summit Award Nomination

Through the Summit Awards, credit union professionals and volunteers are recognized by the NWCUA and their peers for their contributions to the movement. Past winners Gene Pelham and Jim Morrell weighed in on what the award has meant for them.

Morrell Tabbed to Lead Peninsula Credit Union

Peninsula Credit Union has named Northwest credit union stalwart Jim Morrell its new president and CEO, succeeding Steve Gorseth, who plans to retire in June.