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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.

Spokane Chapter ‘Hits Nail on the Head’ for ICU Day Playground Build

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.

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24 NW CUs Secure Nearly $249,000 in NCUA Grants

The grants allow for increased capacity to serve members, and cover four categories: capacity and growth, cyber security, staff training, and student internships.

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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.

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Global Raises $8,485 During March of Dimes, March for Babies

The effort featured 39 walkers and ranked among the top three corporate teams.

BECU to Expand Presence in the Greater Spokane Area

Washington State’s largest credit union plans to open three new financial centers in the Spokane area in 2016.

NWCUF Grants $11,800 for Spokane Windstorm Relief

Spokane-area credit union employees suffered tens of thousands of dollars in property damage in the historic windstorm. The NWCUF and regional credit unions stepped up to help.

CUNA Chairwoman Streifel and NWCUA President & CEO Stang Highlight 360° Advocacy at Spokane Chapter

Streifel and Stang laid out a trade association agenda uniting the national and the local, and called on every leader and employee to add their voice to the call. They spotlighted the Spokane Chapter of Credit Unions as a shining example of engagement.

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

Spokane Federal named among best credit unions to work for; Industrial’s Food Truck Roundup raises $16k for food banks; St. Helens Community donates toy-filled wagons; and Consolidated Community preps new branch.

Spokane Media FCU Gives Member a New Lease on Life

The team at Spokane Media Federal Credit Union went above and beyond to help one member cope with the loss of his job at an age when many people are retiring.

Northland Credit Union Announces Plans to Merge with Gesa Credit Union

Northland’s branch will become a branch of Gesa, and all Northland staff will join the Gesa Credit Union family.

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.

Spokane Credit Unions Unite for Habitat for Humanity Day

Where else but in the Credit Union Movement would you find staff from competing businesses wearing the same hat — a hard hat — to make a community better?

John Madri, Former Global CEO, has Died

Madri rose through the committee ranks to lead Global Credit Union to impressive growth; is remembered for charting new territory and championing his employees.

Heroes of Hope Assemble at Spokane Gala to Raise Credit Unions for Kids Funds

The credit union community will rally in Spokane for the Heroes of Hope Gala to raise money for Credit Unions for Kids. Delicious dinner, drinks, and wonderful auction items await. Register now.

An Amplify Visitor’s Guide to Spokane

The credit union community will descend upon Spokane for Amplify Convention. Here are some things to see, do, eat, and drink in and around the city.

Spokane Chapter, Children’s Miracle Network, Celebrate Credit Unions for Kids Success

Spokane credit unions hit it out of the park on behalf of Credit Unions for Kids—raising over $159,000. Their 2013 fundraising efforts were celebrated at a recent awards ceremony.

Heroes of Hope: A Gala in Spokane City is Theme for Credit Unions for Kids Dinner, Auction at Amplify

The NWCUA and a committee of credit union community volunteers will again host a dinner and auction to benefit Credit Unions for Kids at Amplify Convention. “Heroes of Hope: A Gala in Spokane City” is the theme.