News: Association Member News

Hughes Federal Credit Union Wraps Up Successful Toy Donation for Popular Annual Children‘s Charity

More than 500 toys collected Tucson, AZ (December 22, 2017) – Hughes Federal Credit Union, in partnership with La Caliente and La Buena radio stations, collected over 500 brand new toys on Friday, December 15, donated generously by Hughes’ members and employees for Ramon’s Miracle on 31st Street. Check out … Read More

Blue FCU funds holiday loans in 10 minutes

Partnership with DaLand Solutions creates an automated, self-service process CHEYENNE, WY (December 12, 2017) — A few years ago, the $961 million Blue Federal Credit Union introduced a holiday loan program. The terms were simple: no credit check, must be a member for at least 90 days, $1,200 maximum and a … Read More

Denver Community Credit Union Donates Over 2,300 Pounds to Local Food Banks

Denver, Colo. – Denver Community Credit Union collected 2,340 pounds of food for its 2017 #DenverCommunityGives Food Drive, which benefited two local food banks.  Denver Community staff single-handedly donated 1,418 pounds of nutritious food, which amounts to an average of 15.5 pounds per employee.  Credit union members and partners generously … Read More

Ent Announces Service Area Manager Promotion

Colorado Springs, Colo. (November 2017) – Ent is pleased to announce the promotion of Lori Velie to service area manager. In her new role she will oversee operations at five of Ent’s service centers. Velie has more than 32 years of banking experience and 18 years at Ent where she … Read More

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

VANTAGE WEST WINS 1ST PLACE IN 2017 DORA MAXWELL, LOUISE HERRING AWARDS

 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