News: Association Member News

Landings Credit Union Donates Over 100 Volunteer Hours

Tempe, AZ October 2017 – Landings Credit Union turned International Credit Union Day into a week long celebration with staff volunteering in the community October 16th-21st, demonstrating the credit union philosophy of “People Helping People.” 40 out of 62 staff members, in every department, participated in the week’s events. Over … Read More

Mountain West Credit Unions Celebrate International Credit Union Week in Mighty Ways

Breakfast and budgets and beauty, oh my! To celebrate 2017 International Credit Union week, October 16-20, the Mountain West Credit Union Association (MWCUA) challenged its regional chapters to give back to their communities in a charitable way. The participating credit unions supplied breakfast, made donations to various charities, served refreshments … Read More

Haxtun Community FCU Has Ribbon Cutting

Haxtun Community Federal Credit Union (Haxtun, CO) was organized in 1938 and has been a benefit to its community from the very beginning.  For example, when fire ravaged its community, the credit union was at the center of helping folks get back on their feet.  Earlier this year, they began … Read More


 TUCSON, Arizona. – Vantage West Credit Union, southern Arizona’s largest credit union, won 1st Place in the 2017 Dora Maxwell Social Responsibility Community Service Award and Louise Herring Philosophy-In-Action Member Service Award (Over $1B Asset Category). These awards recognize credit union initiatives showcasing involvement in the community and a commitment … Read More

Denver Community CU partners with Volunteers of America in day of service

Denver, Colo. – All Denver Community Credit Union staff volunteered across six Volunteers of America Colorado sites on #DenverCommunityGives Day, Monday October 9th.   Volunteer projects supported underserved community members including at-risk children, women, seniors, and food insecure and homeless community members across Volunteers of America Colorado locations in Denver.  Eighty-six … Read More

Canyon State Credit Union and Federal Home Loan Bank of San Francisco Support Hustle Phoenix

Phoenix, AZ – Thanks to an application submitted by Canyon State Credit Union to the Federal Home Loan Bank (FHLB) of San Francisco, Hustle Phoenix was awarded a $40,000 grant to provide prospective entrepreneurs classroom training followed by several months of business advising from a network of volunteer professional advisors. … Read More

Landings Credit Union Brings the Community Together to Donate Hundreds of New Shoes to Frank Elementary School

Tempe Arizona, October 2017 – Landings Credit Union, Reebok at Phoenix Premium Outlets, San Tan Ford and Precision Fleet Services joined forces to help children at Frank Elementary School, by donating 238 pairs of new shoes and more than 200 pairs of socks. Kathleen Esquibel, a Landings Credit Union employee, … Read More

Meridian Trust Celebrating International Credit Union Day with Charity Fundraiser

Cheyenne, WY – Meridian Trust Federal Credit Union is celebrating International Credit Union Day in October 2017 by setting a goal to raise $20,000 for charity. Utilizing the theme “Brighten Your Day, the Credit Union Way,” the credit union is raising funds to help Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation. This Foundation’s … Read More


Tempe, Arizona – October 2, 2017 – TruWest Credit Union is proud to announce the election of their Vice President of Member Services, Jennifer Kimmell, to a position on the CUNA (Credit Union National Association) Operations & Member Experience Council. The CUNA councils, which are directed by more than 300 … Read More

Aventa Credit Union Announces New Mortgage Manager

  Colorado Springs, Colo. (September 25, 2017) – Aventa Credit Union recently named Sacha Forero as its Mortgage Manager. Forero has twenty years of lending experience that she brings to Aventa. As Mortgage Manager, Forero is responsible for overseeing the day-to-day operations of Aventa’s Mortgage Department, ensuring proper process and … Read More