Yakima Valley Credit Unions Collaborate to Contribute to Yakima Valley Memorial Hospital

Yakima Valley Memorial Hospital received some “credit union love” and generous Credit Unions for Kids contributions on January 13.

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

NW Priority Credit Union makes bicycle magic; Solarity Credit Union makes holiday feast for homeless youth.

Central Washington Federal to Merge With Gesa

Gesa will take over Central Washington Federal’s branch, which will be Gesa’s first in Yakima Valley.

Solarity Credit Union Positioned Among Yakima’s Mortgage Lending Leaders

Less than a month after receiving the Business Excellence Award from the Greater Yakima Chamber of Commerce, Solarity Credit Union announced this week that it issued 652 mortgage loans in 2012, positioning the credit union as one of the Yakima, Wash., area’s top mortgage lenders.

Yakima Valley and Catholic Credit Unions Unveil New Name, Brand

Recently-merged Yakima Valley and Catholic Credit Unions announced that they will begin operating under the name Solarity Credit Union after the merger is complete on Oct. 1. Included is video footage of the brand launch.

Members in the News

Your rundown on who’s doing what and where.

Yakima Valley Credit Union Membership Approves Merger with Catholic Credit Union

Two Washington credit unions will join forces this fall, as Yakima Valley Credit Union and Catholic Credit Union announced a merger, effective Oct. 1, 2011.

Member & Chapter News

Columbia CU won two SBA awards and a Seattle CU professional was a finalist for the COOP THINK prize, plus the usual trove of chapter announcements.

Member Directions September 1, 2010

Recent news of your colleagues and the credit union movement.