South Sound, Salem & Vancouver CUs: Host a Town Hall

Help shape the Northwest Credit Union Movement’s engagement strategy for 2017 by hosting a valuable, intimate discussion among credit union leaders in the coming year.

Maps Community Foundation Awards 13 College Scholarships

The 2016 awards bring the amount that the Foundation has given away in scholarships to more than $110,000 since 2005.

Maps Credit Union Awards $10,500 in Scholarships

Staying true to its educational roots, Maps honors local students with scholarships to help them achieve their educational goals.

Oregon Credit Unions Bring Credit Union Difference to Elected Officials

Nearly 200 credit union advocates are in Salem today for Credit Union Day at the Capitol. Messaging the structure, value and impact of credit unions, prize-linked savings and charter enhancements top the agenda.

Credit Union Cookies and Long-Nurtured Relationships Rule a Very Busy Day in Salem

It’s a good thing that Oregon credit union advocates brought specially designed cookies with them to the NWCUA’s Legislative Lunch @ the Capitol, because even on a very busy day during a short legislative session, they found lawmakers hungry to hear about the impact credit unions have on the communities they serve.

On the Menu in Salem: A Reminder of What Makes Oregon Co-ops Vital

Oregon co-ops served up a pretty good example of the strength of the state’s cooperative movement when they sat down for lunch last week with Oregon legislators in Salem. And they didn’t even have to wait for dessert to make their point.

Oregon Employees FCU is now Heritage Grove Federal Credit Union

Heritage Grove Federal Credit Union, formerly known as Oregon Employees FCU has launched with a new name and brand.

Services Scheduled Saturday for Former State Employees Credit Union CEO Larry Queen

Services are planned Saturday for long time Oregon credit union executive Larry Queen, who passed away late last week.

Oregon Students Embrace Budgeting Reality at Credit Union ‘Reality Fair’

While legislators struggled to patch together a balanced budget that addresses healthcare, education and other vital services, area high school students came to the Oregon State Capitol Wednesday to try their own hand at budgeting for life’s essential needs.

Credit Union Advocates Shine in Salem

If any Oregon legislator did not already understand the value proposition of credit unions, they are now all fully aware after yesterday’s Credit Union Day at the Capitol, an event that brought nearly 300 credit union advocates to Salem.

Members in the News

Your rundown on who’s doing what in the Northwest credit union movement.

Salem Setting Up for Next Session, Election

This Oregon legislative update covers various leadership and staffing changes in Salem, including a new Oregon House Democratic leader.

WA Leg. Proposes Sweep of DFI Funds, Budget Negotiations Continue in Salem

As elected officials scramble to close billion dollar deficits in Olympia and Salem, two very different approaches are being pursued. WA House Democrats proposed a further $7 million sweep from DFI, while OR officials hope to avoid similar action.