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ACU Hosts 16th Annual Turkey Shoot

Event brings together wide-range of community and business support for three local organizations.

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BECU Featured on Foundation Podcast

The episode touched on a number of topics around the credit union’s philanthropic work.

BECU, Gesa, TwinStar CU Staff Among Latest CUDE Class in Madison

The Northwest CUDE-certified universe grew by four recently as part of a 40 person training was held with the Foundation.

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Coming to Spokane: JA Finance Park Presented by BECU

Nearly 2,000 Spokane-area students will learn about finances in real-world simulations this fall and next spring.

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OR & WA CUs Seeing the Value in Save to Win

The prize-linked savings program has saved Northwest credit union members more than $2.6 million so far. Here’s what the program could mean for your members.

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Foundation: Registration for 2017 DE Training Now Open

The NWCUF also offers scholarship opportunities for credit union professionals looking to obtain the designation.

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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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JA Finance Park Coming to Klamath Falls Oct. 24-27

The nonprofit has been serving Oregon and Southwest Washington for 64 years, partnering with schools and businesses to provide business, economics and life-skills programming for youth.

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Trailhead CU Awarded $1.12 Million CDFI Grant

The U.S. Treasury grant supports CDFI investment and revitalization activity, with Trailhead taking special focus on bringing more affordable credit to micro-businesses and consumers in inner-Portland.

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BECU Foundation Awards 80 Scholarships to Student-Members

For over 21 years, the BECU Foundation has awarded these scholarships to outstanding high school and undergraduate college students.

Emerging Leaders: Assessing, Applying and Wrapping Up

This is the third installment of guest blogger Jennifer Smith from Maps Credit Union, as she finishes the Emerging Leaders program.

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.

SMCU Reviews Recent Citizenship Loan Program

Anthem talked to SMCU President & CEO Richard Romero on the heels of their recent partnership with the City of Seattle on providing loans to help finance the first step on the path to U.S. citizenship.

Red Canoe Awards $26,500 in Scholarships

The scholarship program was created in the memory of Wally C. Ohlfs, the founding manager of Red Canoe Credit Union.

$10,000 Donation From Inspirus Supports Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center’s Internships

Students were selected from a group of 250 applicants and went through a rigorous interview process prior to being selected for the internship.

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Marketing Focus with Spokane Federal and Rivermark Community Credit Unions on the Sprint Member Discount Program

We talked to two members on their onboarding with the Sprint Member Discount program, which brings in significant non-interest income for some credit unions while offering value-add discounts for their members.

NCUA Seeking Comment on Exam Modernization Efforts

Exam Flexibility Initiative looking to collect experiences and ideas from credit unions.

Three Northwest Credit Unions Recognized at CUNA HR & Organizational Development Conference

Verity Credit Union, Rivermark Community Credit Union, and Advantis Credit Union received awards for employee engagement and management practices, respectively, at the 22nd Annual Conference in Orlando this week.