News: Association Member News

TruWest® Credit Union offers down payment assistance with ‘WISH’ program

TEMPE, AZ (April 18, 2016) — In keeping with the tradition of “people helping people,” TruWest® Credit Union is offering down payment assistance for low-to-middle income first-time homebuyers. TruWest received an additional $500,000 to support the “Workforce Initiative Subsidy for Homeownership (WISH)” grant program, through the Federal Home Loan Bank … Read More

Sooper Credit Union Wins Diamond Award

Arvada, CO – Sooper Credit Union in Arvada, Colorado was recently honored with a Diamond Award, which recognizes outstanding marketing and business development achievements in the credit union industry. The award was presented by the Credit Union National Association (CUNA) Marketing & Business Development Council, a national network comprised of … Read More

Meridian Trust Earns Marketing Awards

Cheyenne, WY—Meridian Trust Federal Credit Union’s in-house Marketing department was recently honored with four Diamond Awards, which recognizes outstanding marketing achievements in the credit union industry. The awards were presented by the Credit Union National Association (CUNA) Marketing & Business Development Council.  “The Diamond Awards competition represents the pinnacle of … Read More

Fiztsimons Credit Union Goes Pink for Comitis Crisis Center

Recently, the team at Fitzsimons Credit Union participated in an annual event to help raise money and food donations for the Comitis Crisis Center in Aurora, CO. A team of pink “piglets” raced through local grocery store in a competition to help feed the hungry. Twenty-five teams raised money, got … Read More

Meridian Trust FCU to Merge with Panhandle Co-Op FCU

Cheyenne, WY – Meridian Trust Federal Credit Union has been approved to merge with Panhandle Co-Op Federal Credit Union based in Scottsbluff, NE. The merger takes effect as of April 1st.  The result is the creation of the largest financial co-operative in the Nebraska Panhandle region. “Through working with Panhandle … Read More

Elevations Credit Union Promotes Steven Schmidle to Chief Strategy and Performance Officer

Elevations Credit Union recently promoted Steven Schmidle to the newly created role of Chief Strategy and Performance Officer, with responsibility for the development, implementation, and achievement of the organization’s strategic plan as well as all financial activities of the credit union. Schmidle joined the Elevations team 11 years ago and … Read More

Meridian Trust Provides Thousands of Dollars in Heating Bill Assistance

Cheyenne, WY—Meridian Trust Federal Credit Union has provided nearly $10,000 in financial assistance to credit union members who have been experiencing difficulty in paying their home heating bills. According to a post by, the credit union’s Heat Energy Assistance Trust (HEAT) program has helped low and fixed income families … Read More

Coors Credit Union Scholarships Available for 2016-17 School Year

GOLDEN, Colo. (March 16, 2016) – Coors Credit Union has announced that it is offering three $2,000 scholarships for the 2016-17 school year. Credit union membership is not required; one scholarship will be awarded to a Coors Credit Union member in good standing, and two to young adults within the … Read More

Community Financial Credit Union to Become Blue Federal Credit Union

  Broomfield CO.—Wyoming-based Warren Federal Credit Union and Community Financial Credit Union, (CFCU) headquartered in Colorado, are pleased to announce that the recently agreed-upon merger of the two organizations will become official on April 1, 2016. The Boards of Directors have chosen to unify the organization under one name, Blue … Read More

Ent hires Information Technology Executive

COLORADO SPRINGS, CO (March 6, 2016) — Ent Credit Union is pleased to announce that Chris Marshall has joined Ent’s Information Technology team as senior vice president and chief information officer. In this role, Marshall will lead Ent’s IT Operations, Information Security and Systems Integration areas in addition to serving … Read More