Romero was recognized in mid-October, while Lower Valley Credit Union took home honorable mention during the recent National Federation Conference. Rivermark Community CU supported the next generation of business leaders.
Rivermark Community Credit Union’s Gayle Gustafson received the Phil Greer Award, while Lower Valley Credit Union was recognized for excellence in lending to members of low-to-modest means.
Clackamas Federal Credit Union is set to debut its seventh branch.
iQ Credit Union opens Vancouver-based Business Service Center; Sno Falls Credit Union wins “Best Financial Institution” in Snoqualmie.
Rogue reaches 100,000 membership milestone; Sno Falls and Rivermark open new branches; ACU hires new CFO; Industrial supports F.A.R.M. for Kids and Maps teams up with PEMCO to award $6K in grants to teachers.
Washington’s Lower Valley Credit Union is the first in the Northwest to receive the Juntos Avanzamos designation, showing it is willing and able to be a strong partner to this growing community.
Yakima Valley Memorial Hospital received some “credit union love” and generous Credit Unions for Kids contributions on January 13.
Washington State’s largest credit union plans to open three new financial centers in the Spokane area in 2016.
Challenged to create their own attitude statement, the staff at Valley Credit Union created a beautiful video showing what makes their credit union special.
STCU announces new branch; Clackamas Federal gives $50k to community college; Rivermark catalyzes library effort; TAPCO supports Apple-A-Day; Lower Valley gives big.
The grants fund staff training and student internships for low-income designated credit unions, and are focused on building capacity for the future.
STCU hits $2 billion; Solarity Credit Union delivers funds and fun to Yakima Valley Memorial; Columbia Credit Union hires new CIO.
Gesa will take over Central Washington Federal’s branch, which will be Gesa’s first in Yakima Valley.
The CDFI Fund awarded grants to two Washington credit unions for work with underserved market niches, community development.
With 2013 in the rear-view mirror, Anthem asked Northwest credit union presidents and CEOs to reflect on the past, consider what lies ahead and talk about the challenges — and the opportunities — that await credit unions in 2014. Today: President/CEO Terry Belcoe talks about North Coast Credit Union’s unique efforts to help Latino business owners in Skagit County and across the state of Washington.
With 2013 in the rear-view mirror, Anthem asked Northwest credit union presidents and CEOs to reflect on the past, consider what lies ahead and talk about the challenges — and the opportunities — that await credit unions in 2014. Today: Suzy Fonseca, president and CEO of Lower Valley Credit Union, talks about what it means to “serve the underserved.”
Kitsap Credit Union’s Cathy Brorson, who created “Life on the Edge” as a Development Educator project to engage her community in the fight against poverty, reports back on the results of “Life on the Edge 2.” The ripple effect, she says, could be unending.
Lower Valley Credit Union was honored this week with Credit Union Times’ Trailblazer Award for Outstanding Service to the Underserved. The award, which was presented during the Governmental Affairs Conference, honors credit unions that promote change by creating and implementing innovative strategies and solutions.