Workforce Housing Info Session Offers Valuable Insights

GoWest Foundation hosted a Workforce Housing Information Session to highlight foundation grants and current credit union collaborations focused on meeting housing needs in communities across the region. 

TAPCO New Frederickson Branch

TAPCO Credit Union Breaks Ground on New Frederickson Branch

TAPCO Credit Union announced the groundbreaking of its new full-service branch in Frederickson, Wash. The ceremony marks a significant milestone in TAPCO’s 90-year history and exemplifies the organization’s ongoing commitment to Tacoma and Pierce County. 

CDFI Fund Extends Submission Deadlines for Revised CDFI Certification Application

On Thursday June 20, the Community Development Financial Institutions Fund (CDFI Fund) announced an extension for the reapplication deadlines for currently certified CDFI’s using the revised CDFI Certification Application.

Pima Federal Credit Union Golf Tournament 2024

Pima Federal Credit Union Raises $78,000 for the Local Community

Pima Federal Credit Union announced that its 11th Annual Pima Federal Golf Classic raised $78,000. The event, held on May 2, 2024, at the Golf Club at Dove Mountain, hosted 140 golfers and included a live raffle and silent auction.

Select Capitol Finance Committee Moves Local Government Investments Forward

The Select Committee on Capitol Financing and Investment met yesterday and discussed local government investment options, pursuant to Senate file 90 – State-managed local government equity investment pool – passed in the 2024 session.

Fibre Federal Credit Union EVP Promotions

Fibre Federal Promotes Buller and Sullivan to Executive Vice Presidents

Fibre Federal Credit Union, based in Longview, Wash., announced on May 29 the promotion of executives Shelly Buller and Ryan Sullivan to Executive Vice Presidents.

Numerica CU at Post Falls Food Bank

Numerica Charitable Fund Grants $372,000 to Nonprofits

With grants for 21 regional nonprofits, Numerica Credit Union, which serves members in Washington and North Idaho, distributed more than $372,000 through the 2024 Numerica Charitable Fund.

Credit Union West Scholarship Winners 2024

Credit Union West Awards $10,000 in Scholarships to Arizona High School Seniors  

Credit Union West announced the five Arizona high school seniors chosen to receive scholarships from the credit union’s 2024 Scholarship Program.

Executive@Skamania 2024

Don’t Miss Executives@Skamania August 6-8 in the Beautiful Columbia River Gorge

GoWest’s Executives@Skamania is less than two months away, and there is still time to register for this premier retreat that brings together CEOs and their executive teams to engage in powerful conversations on what it takes to succeed in today’s world.

Wyoming’s Economic Outlook

At their May meeting, the Joint Minerals, Business and Economic Development Committee received an Wyoming economic outlook briefing from Dr. Anne Alexander, Director of Outreach and Engagement, Center for Business and Economic Analysis.

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How Agile Is Your Credit Union’s Compensation Strategy?

The legacy organizations that are thriving in the Experience Age are those that have mastered strategic pivots. From reengineering conventional products to reconfiguring entire business models, the changes these winners are making are all in the name of relevancy with stakeholders.

Premier Members Credit Union scholarship winners

Premier Members Credit Union Gives $50,000 in High School Senior Scholarships and Nonprofit Grants

On May 20, Premier Members Credit Union, based in Boulder, Colo., presented $50,000 to their local communities through $25,000 in high school senior scholarships and $25,000 in nonprofit grants. 

OnPoint Educator of the Year Winners 2024

OnPoint’s Announces 2024 Prizes for Excellence in Education

OnPoint Community Credit Union, which serves members in Oregon and Southwest Washington, announced on May 24 the four winners of the 2024 OnPoint Prize for Excellence in Education Educator of the Year awards.

Upcoming GoWest Delegation Political Events

The political season is heating up and there is no shortage of activity on the horizon. For GoWest, political events are an essential component of the advocacy strategy.

Calling All Credit Unions: Share Your Impact Data and Wow Congress

GoWest is preparing a detailed economic and community impact analysis for the 119th Congress and 2025 legislative sessions. Next month, you will receive the survey resources to help your credit union participate.

Credit Union West Soldiers Best Friend Donation

Credit Union West Donates More Than $9,000 to Soldier’s Best Friend

Employees at Glendale, Ariz.-based Credit Union West partnered with the CU West CARES Charitable Foundation to donate $9,489.04 to Soldier’s Best Friend, an Arizona-based nonprofit organization dedicated to pairing and training service dogs with eligible veterans at no cost to the veteran. 

House Appropriations Committee Passes Funding Minus SAFE Banking Language

In a vote Thursday night, the House Appropriations Committee approved a $23.6 billion measure to establish funding for the Fiscal Year 2025 Treasury Department and several independent federal agencies.

Credit Unions Support Withers, SD 6

Bill Willingham, President and CEO WyHy FCU and Wyoming Government Affairs Co-Chair, Bill Yates, President & CEO First Education FCU, and Brian Thomas, President & CEO of Meridian Trust FCU presented Kim Withers, candidate for Wyoming legislative Senate District 6 with a campaign support check from Wyoming’s Credit Union Political Action Committee.

YP Summit Attendees 2024

YP Summit Delivers on High Energy Learning & Fun

A group of 56 young credit union professionals from GoWest’s six-state region gathered in Boise, Idaho, on June 5 and 6, to connect, network, and elevate their skills and knowledge at GoWest’s annual YP Summit, the signature YP event that fosters personal and professional growth within the Credit Union Movement. 

Connecting with GoWest – What You Need, When You Need It

GoWest offers a wide array of information channels and resources for members. Here is where you can find the information you need from GoWest.