Members Approve CUNA Bylaws Modernization

Credit Union National Association member credit unions have approved the first significant change to CUNA’s bylaws since the national trade association was founded in 1934.

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

Horizon Credit Union and United Health Services Credit Union agree to merge; STCU raises nearly $75k for Credit Unions for Kids; Peninsula Credit Union donates over $9k for children’s hospitals; OnPoint Community Credit Union announces Stadium Branch grand opening.

Northwest Credit Unions Give Back to Local Charities, National Relief Efforts

NW Priority Credit Union helped raise $6,200 for the Muscular Dystrophy Association last month, and Oregon Community Credit Union raised nearly $45,000 this year for United Way. Northwest credit unions also contributed more than $23,000 to Hurricane Sandy relief this fall.

Newly Elected Foundation Board United in Support of Credit Union Community

The results of the election for the Northwest Credit Union Foundation board of trustees have been certified, and the incoming trustees will be seated at the next board meeting on Oct. 2, 2012.

Steve Albers Passes Away After Bike Accident

Steve Albers, president and founder of Tacoma-based insurance company Albers & Co., passed away Friday evening after being critically injured in a bike accident. A celebration of life will be held today at 3 p.m. at Fircrest Golf Club.

NWCUA Takes Lead in Promoting International Year of Cooperatives

With 2012 having been dubbed “International Year of the Cooperative” by the United Nations, the NWCUA has taken a lead role in promoting the cooperative ideal throughout the region.

Edgy Video Released to Promote International Year of Cooperatives

Representatives of food, financial and utility cooperatives are using a memorable video to launch the International Year of Cooperatives.

Corporate CU Q&A

In an Anthem Exclusive, the Association surveyed a group of corporate credit union insiders to find out what the corporate system looks like these days, and what role it will play going forward.