Mountain West Leads CEO Hike the Hill

Credit Union leaders bring stories, priorities to Washington Denver, Co. (November 5, 2019) – The Mountain West Credit Union Association  (MWCUA) Government Affairs team led a CEO-level Hike the Hill in Washington, D.C. the week of October 28 to discuss policies and regulations that are of great importance to credit … Read More

Mountain West Young Professionals Group Hikes the Hill

Future leaders learn process and procedure on trip to Washington, DC                           Denver, Co. (October 31, 2019) – The Mountain West Credit Union Association’s  (MWCUA) Young Professionals Group (MWYCUP) spent the week of October 21 in Washington, DC … Read More

MWYCUP Group Hikes the Hill

This week, our government affairs team led a group of young professionals on our second YP Hike the Hill. The group spent time meeting with the NCUA and CUNA’s advocacy team, as well as meetings with the staff of Senator Cory Gardner (CO), Representative Ruben Gallego (AZ) and Senator John … Read More

2019 State Level CUNA Awards

Dora Maxwell Social Responsibility Community Service Awards The Dora Maxwell Social Responsibility Community Service Award is given to a credit union or chapter/multiple credit union group for its social responsibility projects within the community. The award is given for external activities. Colorado Credit Union (CO) Commitment to Conquering Hunger in … Read More

2019 MWCUA HOPE Award Winners

This award is presented to credit union staff members who are “Caught in the Act’ of demonstrating quality member service.  We all know that your staff counts, and this shows them how very much they are appreciated. Nominations were accepted in each chapter. Then nomination letters were reviewed by each … Read More

TruWest Credit Union Joins the Fight Against Lung Disease

More than 33 million Americans are affected by lung diseases, including asthma and COPD, with lung cancer being the highest cause of death. Tempe-based TruWest Credit Union has partnered with the American Lung Association to help further community efforts in the fight against lung disease. Now through November 30, you … Read More

SAFE Banking Act Passes U.S. House of Representatives with Overwhelming, Bipartisan Support

The U.S. House of Representatives passed the SAFE Banking Act today 321–103, in an historic vote on federal cannabis policy. Authored by U.S. Reps. Ed Perlmutter (D-CO-07) and Denny Heck (D-WA-10) and cosponsored by Reps. Steve Stivers (R-OH-15) and Warren Davidson (R-OH-08), the bill allows marijuana-related businesses in states with some form of … Read More

It’s time for Arizona to Open Your Eyes to a Credit Union

Open Your Eyes to a Credit Union® Lands in Four New States Campaign now live in thirteen states  September 16, 2019 WASHINGTON – Credit Union National Association (CUNA) today announced the expansion of its category-level brand campaign, Open Your Eyes to a Credit Union®, to four new states: Arizona, Nebraska, … Read More

Arizona AYIN hosts Financial Literacy Event

On August 29, the Arizona AYIN group hosted a financial literacy event at OneAZ CU featuring Arizona State Treasurer Kimberly Yee. Yee spoke to the group about how credit unions can work together to advance financial education. In addition, the session included a panel of professionals from Canyon State CU, … Read More

Colorado Credit Unions Host WOCCU visitors from Ireland

Recently, several Colorado credit unions hosted a delegation of visiting representatives of several credit unions from Ireland in a World Council of Credit Unions exchange program. Sooper CU, Space Age FCU, Elevations CU and Canvas CU hosted credit unions to help share best practices, give insights into the regulatory environment … Read More