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Multiple Credit Unions for Kids Events Taking Shape for September

Point West is organizing its third annual bowling event in Portland, while the Kitsap and Pierce County chapters are coming together for a golf tournament.

Save to Win Accounts Reach Million Dollar Milestone

Washington credit unions offering the Save to Win program have reached a major milestone: over $1 million in deposits. The program is designed to help under-banked consumers develop better savings habits.

National Speakers Bring Operational Efficiencies, Employee Engagement and Inspiration to Northwest

Northwest credit union leaders heard some candid messages from management specialists Joseph Prunty and Michael Neill at the Small Credit Union Roundtable and NWCUA/CUES Leadership Symposium events last week. Attendee takeaways: balancing focus on profitability with focus on employee engagement.

Kitsap Chapter Invites Colleagues to Tee Off for Credit Unions for Kids

The Kitsap County Chapter of Credit Unions is hosting a golf tournament to raise money for Credit Unions for Kids. Recognizing that Bremerton, Washington is a long trek for some, the chapter has arranged a block of hotel rooms and additional golf opportunities for the following day.

Connection’s Prior Nominated for Credit Union Hero of the Year Award

Scott Prior, President/CEO of Connection Credit Union, is one of four credit union leaders in the nation nominated for the Credit Union Hero of the Year award. Online voting is open through May 17th.

Disclosure Requirements for ‘Skip-a-Payment’ Programs

Many credit unions offer “skip-a-payment” programs to their members, particularly during the holiday season, but credit unions should be aware of the various disclosure requirements related to these programs.

Report Card Time for Association

Over-regulation, compliance, staff training and growing business in a highly competitive landscape mean always-full plates for credit union leadership. Town hall meetings have been scheduled around the region so membership can have an open dialogue with the Association’s leadership, as well as learn more about the redistricting plan.