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Three Questions: Unitus & Wine on the Willamette

We talked to the credit union organizing one of the premier Credit Unions for Kids events of the summer: sipping wine on the Willamette.

On the Move: Unitus and OnPoint Welcome New Senior Leadership

Steven Stapp comes to Unitus from San Francisco Federal Credit Union, while Stephen Owen joins OnPoint as COO.

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

Unitus Community Credit Union supports Doernbecher; Industrial Credit Union hosts shredding event; Seattle Metropolitan Credit Union CEO to Co-Chair business event; Columbia awards scholarships to Vancouver students; Rogue Credit Union honored; STCU promotes two to VP.

Northwest Credit Union Leaders Join the Credit Union House Hall of Leaders

Parker Cann, general counsel at BECU, and Patricia Smith, president and CEO of Unitus Community Credit Union, were among 17 inductees into the Credit House Hall of Leaders in February.

Unitus’ Gayle Evans Brings Credit Union Voice to Oregon Leadership Summit

At the annual Oregon Leadership Summit, the state’s business leaders plan the strategic direction for the coming year — and credit unions are at the table.

Pat Smith Inducted Into CUES Hall of Fame

CUES cited Smith’s long list of professional achievements and contributions to the Credit Union Movement in adding her to the distinguished company of the CUES Hall of Fame.

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Hooked on Credit Unions: Unitus President/CEO Pat Smith Wins Lifetime Achievement Award

Thirty-five years ago Pat Smith took a temporary job at BECU and was soon hooked on the “head and heart” combination of credit unions. Smith was honored with the 2015 Lifetime Achievement Award by the NWCUA.

Unitus Community Credit Union Wins Commitment to Board Excellence Honors

Portland-based Unitus Community Credit Union won the Credit Union Commitment to Board Excellence award at the NWCUA Directors’ Conference last weekend. The credit union’s governance model is “one to follow,” according to the awards committee.

Would You Put Your CEO in a Dunk Tank?

Credit unions across the Northwest are finding creative ways to raise funds for CULAC, helping to elect credit union champions to Congress.

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

WECU donates $46,220 to local nonprofits in Q2; Unitus wins fans with “Free Lunch Fridays”; Gesa Credit Union Raises $90K to support community shelters and the Washington Asset Building Coalition invites credit unions to its summer meeting.

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

Numerica wins an AGORA Award for business excellence; St. Helens breaks ground on new branch; Fibre Federal to celebrate new Rainer branch with non-profit donations; OSU Federal plans community shred days; Unitus and Columbia credit unions make new lending hires.

CUNA Honors Unitus Community Credit Union for Community Service, Social Responsibility

Unitus Community Credit Union has been honored for its Money Quest Financial Challenge and its overall community involvement with two national awards from the Credit Union National Association. The Dora Maxwell Social Responsibility Award and Louise Herring Philosophy-in-Action Award will be presented in February at CUNA’s Governmental Affairs Conference.

Unitus Community Credit Union Wins National Maxwell, Herring Awards

Unitus Community Credit Union was honored Friday with both a national Dora Maxwell Social Responsibility Award and a national Louise Herring Philosophy-in-Action Award by the Credit Union National Association.

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

Oregon’s Jeff Merkley adds his name to Privacy Notification Bill in U.S. Senate; Former foster youth wins 2013 Maps Community Foundation Challenge; North Coast President/CEO Terry Belcoe named 2013 Skagit County Advocate of the Year; Brian Devereux joins Unitus Community Credit Union as vice president of lending.

Unitus Celebrating International Credit Union Day With Contest, Crayons and Candy; Is Your Credit Union Joining In The Fun?

Why do Unitus Community Credit Union members appreciate their credit union? The answer to that question will be worth $50 to two lucky members who post their responses to Facebook or Twitter from Oct. 7-17, when Unitus celebrates International Credit Union Day with a “Why I Appreciate My Credit Union” contest. How will your credit union celebrate?

Oregon Community, Unitus Community, Advantis Honored for Philanthropy

Oregon Community Credit Union, Advantis Credit Union, and Unitus Community Credit Union all have been honored with the Portland Business Journal’s 2013 Corporate Philanthropy Awards, which recognize local companies that direct the most money to nonprofits.

Wine on the Willamette Sets Sail for Credit Unions for Kids August 23

A riverfront cruise, jazz tunes, “face time” with an accomplished winemaker and the opportunity to bid on artwork by Doernbecher patients will highlight the 2013 Wine on the Willamette. It’s anchors aweigh on Friday, Aug. 23.

A Vision, Tenacity and a Credit Union Member Business Loan Created 100 Jobs

Believing those who oppose expanding credit union business lending are opposing community development, A Portland developer parlays a credit union member business loan into several thriving businesses and 100 jobs.