Pro credit union candidates posted strong showings in the Northwest. We broke down how your support translated at the ballot box, and how that advocacy will continue.
Credit-union-backed candidates won more than 90% of their elections nationally, with even higher numbers in Oregon and Washington.
Gesa Credit Union hosts identity theft seminars, online voting continues for Advantis GROW Fund, and Central Oregon credit unions collaborate as title sponsors of annual fundraising duck race.
Runners have until Friday, Dec. 13, to enter a lottery for the chance to rub elbows with politicians and their Capitol Hill staffers in the Credit Union Cherry Blossom Run, a fundraiser for Credit Unions for Kids and the Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals.
For its role in bringing an entire community of credit unions together for a charitable cause, Mid Oregon Credit Union won a first-place Dora Maxwell Award in Oregon. According to one of the masterminds, thinking “big,” leaving egos at the door and finding common ground make up the formula for success.
A group of Bend credit unions demonstrated the “People Helping People” philosophy this month, setting aside competition to collaborate for charity.
Credit Union Miracle Day, the largest national credit union event supporting Credit Unions for Kids, will be honored with a prestigious Herb Wegner Award for Outstanding Program during CUNA’s 2013 Governmental Affairs Conference.
Ninety-four of 98 credit union-supported candidates advanced to the general election after last week’s Washington State primary, including congressional hopefuls Derek Kilmer and Denny Heck.
Ellen Rosenblum won Oregon’s Democratic primary for attorney general, one of several important races across the state.
The NWCUA has announced that it will support Suzanne Bonamici in the race to fill the Oregon House seat left vacant by David Wuâ€™s August resignation. Bonamici currently represents District 17 in the Oregon State Senate.