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 People” corporate philosophy over the past year. The Gala provided dinner and live music to credit union professionals from Arizona, Colorado, and Wyoming. Event coordinator Dia... 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 at the famous Vehicle Vault in Parker, Colorado. Diana Adell, Director of Events for the Foundation is organizing the e... Read more

Foundation Star Gala Announcement

Throughout the past several months, the Mountain West Credit Union Foundation has closely monitored the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, and the guidance provided by health officials, including the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the World Health Organization (WHO). Following careful consideration and discussions with the Board, we have made the difficult, but necessary, decision to cancel the in-person Star Gala, scheduled for October 23 in Phoenix. The Foundation Awa... Read more

Colorado Credit Union’s Commitment to Conquer Hunger in Their Community

I really feel that the Credit Union philosophy of People Helping People can be seen in action within every Credit Union in our Association. That’s why it’s such a difficult task to select the Community Impact award recipients each year. But, this year, two programs stood out because of the tremendous impact they are having in their communities – Community Choice Credit Union’s Project Hope, and Colorado Credit Union’s Commitm... Read more