Credit Unions for Hunger Relief Initiative Unveiled

The 13th Annual Star Gala was an unforgettable event on many levels. It gave credit union members a much-needed time to reconnect with their colleagues and recognize the outstanding achievements of their peers over a challenging year.  But one of the most impactful moments of the Gala was the announcement … Read More

2021 Star Gala Celebrates Resilience and Accomplishment

On September 24, after a year of hiatus, the Mountain West Credit Union Foundation held its 13th Annual Gala to honor members for their extraordinary efforts during the 2020 pandemic. Held at the Vehicle Vault in Parker, Colorado, the Star Gala highlighted those who best exemplified the Foundation’s “People Helping … Read More

2021 Gala to Celebrate CU Success Through Adversity

2020 was a challenge for everyone, and the Mountain West Credit Union Association was no exception. But our members have reason to celebrate this September, as the 13th Annual Star Gala is returning in style. The highly anticipated event is scheduled for September 24th and will be held once again … Read More

Brayman-Beach Scholarship Winners Announced

Parker Adams of Louisville and Jaci Mekelburg of Yuma to receive prestigious scholarship DENVER, Co. (June 16, 2021) – The Mountain West Credit Union Foundation (MWCUF) has announced that Parker Adams, a graduate of Monarch High School in Louisville; and Jayci Mekelburg, a graduate of Yuma High School in Yuma … Read More

“In the Movement” Podcast Starts the Conversation

Those in the CU movement understand the significant benefits of joining a credit union, but the message doesn’t always make it to the end users who need to hear it. The “Open your Eyes” initiative is an exciting program created to use unique marketing and innovative technology to educate our … Read More

Reflections on Leadership and the ELP

In January, we wrote about the Mountain West Credit Union Foundation’s Executive Leadership Program (ELP) as part of our call for applicants. As we presented, this unique program represents far more than a traditional educational scholarship. The ELP is a comprehensive five-year curriculum specifically designed to develop CU leaders. Participants … Read More

Executive Ready Program – Strategic Advantage for Leaders

The MWCUA Foundation is dedicated to providing exceptional leadership and training programs to our membership, and the Executive Ready program is a shining example of this commitment. Executive Ready is a series of four distinct programs designed to give CU leaders the opportunity to develop advanced skills and position them … Read More