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Former Red Canoe CEO Bob Kane Passes Away Unexpectedly

Kane began his Red Canoe career in 1972 as a loan interviewer.

Reaching a Decade, Red Canoe Credit Union’s Canoe is Full

The annual “Fill the Canoe” supply drive surpassed a record number of donations.

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.

BECU Closes all Branches to Teach Teens Financial Literacy

During its “Closing for Good” event, the credit union closed all of its locations for half a day and sent all 1,300 staff to teach financial literacy at local high schools.

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

Join Kitsap Chapter for charity golf tourney; Red Canoes overflow; Consolidated Community paints giant Rip City; ACU’s Leonard inducted into Hall of Honor; Volunteer with WSECU for financial reality fair; Solarity hires mortgage lending officer.

Spokane Federal Partners With TV Station to Raise Wildfire Relief Funds

The credit union partnered with KXLY, the Red Cross, Washington State University, and local firefighters to raise thousands of dollars for those impacted by the fires.

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

Red Canoe sets fundraising record; Consolidated Community opens flagship branch with new brand.

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

Dave & Dan Classic raises $757K for Credit Unions for Kids; Red Canoe Credit Union awards $26K in college scholarships; Peninsula Credit Union announces IT Services Manager.

Two NW Credit Unions Win National CUNA OpSS Awards

Oregon Community Credit Union and Red Canoe Credit Union brought two of the six national awards to the Northwest with their innovative approaches to branch design and referrals.

The Difference: Single Mother Gets Two More Hours With Her Kids, Every Day

Annie Graye raises three kids by herself and was commuting an hour and a half each way for work, until Red Canoe Credit Union helped her get a new home.

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

Gesa Credit Union raises $10,000 for fire victims; Kitsap Chapter invites you to Credit Unions for Kids golf tourney; Red Canoe Credit Union collects seven tons of back-to-school supplies; Industrial Credit Union rounds up food trucks for charity.

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

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.

Cowlitz Credit Union Announces Plans to Merge Into Red Canoe Credit Union

Saying it has become increasingly difficult to keep up with new regulations and fast-paced technological changes, Cowlitz Credit Union announced Thursday that it will merge its operations into Red Canoe Credit Union later this year.

Six Red Wagons, Hundreds of Toys, Smiles from Sick Children: Priceless

Other than meeting the “patient families” perhaps nothing results in more emotional and financial support for Credit Unions for Kids than the “Fleet of Little Red Wagons.” The tradition takes center stage at the Boardwalk of Miracles dinner and auction in Portland Oct. 9.

What Are Red Flags for Money Laundering in Currency Exchanges and Other Currency Transactions?

Certain transactions may be red flags for money laundering. Our Compliance Question of the Week shares some examples.

Northwest Credit Unions Win Excellence Awards at the 19th Annual CUNA HR/TD Council Conference

Two Northwest credit unions—Red Canoe and Maps—won national human resources awards for multi-year wellness programs. The awards were presented at CUNA’s HR/TD conference in Anaheim.

Red Canoe Teams with New York Credit Union to Compare ‘Apples to Apples’

Red Canoe Credit Union is implementing a joint employee sales promotion with Empower Credit Union of New York called “Apples to Apples” that will allow staff to share best practices and challenges with their counterparts.

FTC Issues Amended Rule on Identity Theft ‘Red Flags’

The FTC published an interim final rule on identity theft “red flags” that narrows the definition of a creditor to ensure the rule’s consistency with the Fair Credit Reporting Act.