News: Association Member News

Fitzsimons’ Yakusheva Named to Filene Research Institute’s i3 Group

  AURORA, Co. (September 14, 2016) – Polina Yakusheva, vice president of marketing & business development at Fitzsimons Credit Union in Aurora, Colo., has been named to Filene Research Institute’s i3 innovation program, which fosters the development of new ideas and innovations for credit unions. Yakusheva and fifteen other credit union … Read More

AventaCares supports kids in need with school supply drive

COLORADO SPRINGS, CO (September 6, 2016) — As thousands of Colorado students prepare to start the school year, AventaCares, the nonprofit foundation of Aventa Credit Union, is there to help. AventaCares hosted its first annual drive to raise funds and collect school supplies to prepare students in need for the … Read More

AEA Federal Credit Union Gives to Amberly’s Place

  Yuma, AZ, August 26, 2016 – As part of its community fundraising goal, AEA Federal Credit Union recently had the privilege of presenting $3,000 to Amberly’s Place. Employees participate in the Jeans Giver Program all year long and donate $5 or $10 from their paychecks to wear jeans on … Read More

Best Credit Union to Work For – Landings Credit Union

  Landings Credit Union has been named one of the 2016 Best Credit Unions to Work For. Credit Union Journal has partnered with Best Companies Group to identify companies that have excelled in creating quality workplaces for employees. This survey and awards program is designed to identify, recognize and honor … Read More

AEA Partnered with Summer Works in Yuma

  Yuma, AZ, August 2016 – AEA Federal Credit Union was excited to partner this past summer with Summer Works in Yuma by helping teaching professionals like Jacob Deutsh, a 6th Grade Science Teacher at Woodard Junior High with a summer job. Summer Works in Yuma, whose mission is to … Read More

Ent Donates AFFN Grant Proceeds to Military Family Programs

Colorado Springs, Colo. (August 26, 2016) –  Ent Credit Union was recently awarded a grant of $1,500 as part of the 2016 Armed Forces Financial Network (AFFN) Matching Grant Program designed to reward organizations that support U.S. service members and their families. This is the fifth consecutive year Ent has been … Read More

Elevations Credit Union Featured in Filene Research Institute Case Study

BOULDER, Colo.—August 23, 2016— Elevations Credit Union was featured in “Jump-Starting Performance Improvement: A Case Study from Elevations Credit Union,” a report published by the Filene Research Institute that explores the performance improvement tactics of the credit union through the Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award criteria. In 2014, Elevations became … Read More

BLUE FEDERAL CREDIT UNION CEO WINS PRESTIGIOUS AWARD

CHEYENNE, WYOMING – Blue Federal Credit Union’s CEO, Stephanie Teubner, was presented with the Wyoming Women of Influence Award in the Financial and Banking Category on August 11, 2016. The Wyoming Women of Influence Awards were sponsored by the Wyoming Business Report; awards were handed out at a special ceremony. … Read More

VANTAGE WEST BREAKS GROUND ON CORPORATE EXPANSION

  New Building Will Provide Space For Growth in Technology and Business Lending TUCSON, Ariz. (Aug. 22, 2016) – Vantage West (www.vantagewest.org), Southern Arizona’s largest credit union, is expanding its corporate presence in Tucson by breaking ground on a 38,500-square-foot building that will accommodate present and future growth. Credit union … Read More

COORS CREDIT UNION NAMED “BEST OF THE BEST” IN GOLDEN FOR FIFTH CONSECUTIVE YEAR

  GOLDEN, Colo. (August 2016) – For the fifth year in a row, Coors Credit Union has been voted “Best Bank/Credit Union in Golden” by the readers of the Golden Transcript, published by Colorado Community Media. Coors Credit Union was also voted “Best of the Best” in Customer Service. “We’re … Read More