Anthem spoke with Solarity Credit Union about their recent project, an all-new mobile-first website.
Spokane-area credit union staff, volunteers and resources are needed to join in the effort to build a new playground for the Northeast Youth Center on October 20.
This is the second installment of guest blogger Jennifer Smith from Maps Credit Union, as she works through the Emerging Leaders program.
With a generous donation, Inspirus Credit Union supported a diverse group of students at a Tukwila high school in sharing their Stories of Arrival.
The rally to create and open a cutting edge member resource center was recognized by CUNA’s council on human resources and organizational development.
The LEED-certified facility will accommodate the credit union’s 30-year growth plan, accommodating over 200 staff at capacity.
A workgroup to update Washington’s model bylaws for state charters is seeking input from Washington’s credit unions to create a flexible, future-focused document.
Eighty-nine credit union professionals graduated from the Western CUNA Management School last week. Marci Gannon, a project manager for STCU, reflects on winning the Charles M. Clark Memorial Award, a high honor.
Cowlitz Credit Union members approve the merger with Red Canoe Credit Union; STCU’s ‘Hundred-Dollar Project’ awards $5,000 to help teens make a difference; WECU donates $42,775 to Bellingham-area nonprofits in first quarter of 2014; Red Canoe Credit Union wins Best of Show at CUNA HR/TD Council’s annual conference; Oregon Community Credit Union adds chief marketing officer, vice president of lending; Nicole Wait joins Solarity Credit Union as remote services manager.
TAPCO Credit Union’s Heather Fate says winning an Emerging Leaders scholarship in 2013 “allowed me to recognize the potential in myself that others saw in me.” Will you be the next scholarship winner? Nominations are being accepted now.
Filene Research Institute has scheduled a webinar for Monday, Sept. 16, to explain its new Accessible Financial Services Incubator project. Northwest credit unions are being asked to submit creative ideas, help test the resulting innovations, and serve on an advisory panel.
In 2012, terms like “fiscal cliff” and “regulatory burden” became part of the credit union lexicon. With the threat of cyber attacks looming, 2013 may see terms like “Project Blitzkrieg,” “DDos,” and “Shamoom” added to the credit union vernacular. Is your credit union prepared?
Columbia Credit Union has broken ground on a 20,000-square foot addition and remodel to its main Operations Center. The addition will be built to LEED Gold certification standards with expected completion in late 2013.
Oregon Business Magazine honored Maps Credit Union and Valley Credit Union on its annual list of the top non-profits to work for in the state. Maps ranked 16th in the large non-profits category, while Valley checked in at No. 16 among small non-profits.
Your rundown on who’s doing what in the Northwest credit union movement.
CUNA has scheduled a free webinar featuring newly-installed CFPB Director Richard Cordray for Februrary, and a free webinar to familiarize credit unions with Project Zip Code is slated for late January.
The Wauna Federal Credit Union branch in Scappoose reached a milestone no other credit union building in Oregon has: LEED certification by the Green Building Certification Institute (GBCI). The LEED Silver Certification plaque will be unveiled at an invitation-only event Dec. 14.
Your update on the regulatory landscape.