Posts Categorized: News

CEO Steve Kenny: share the good news about your credit union

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  There’s a security in credit union membership; a confidence that comes from knowing your money is in a financial institution that operates safely and follows sound business practices. If that’s something you value in a financial institution, you’ll be glad to know that Columbia Credit Union was recognized as the 88th Healthiest Credit Union…

Eric Strom Joins Columbia Wealth Management Team

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Columbia Credit Union has hired Eric Strom as a Registered Representative in the Wealth Management Department. As an Investment Advisor Representative for Cetera Advisor Networks, Eric will assist members with financial planning, investment and retirement strategies, education funding options, and insurance services. He will serve members at the Riverstone, Cascade Park, EastRidge and Washougal branches….

School Supply Drive: Your donation counts!

Community, News

“Just put yourself in a situation where you don’t have a backpack; you don’t have pens and pencils, glue sticks, etcetera, and you’re the only child in that classroom that doesn’t have your supplies. Feeling shy, feeling embarrassed. You don’t want to be there because you’re not fitting in. So this event just helps kids…

School supply drive ensures kids are prepared “Write from the start!”

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Each year when summer starts winding down, another season starts kicking into high gear: back to school shopping. Though new supplies have become synonymous with a new school year, not all families are able to afford this expense. But thanks to “Write from the Start,” a new city-wide school supply drive, organizers are working to…

Join us! Costco Night shopping bonanza benefits local heroes

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Scenes from last year’s Costco Night event that drew 1,500 guests and raised a bounty of donations. Shop with a purpose and celebrate local heroes at our second annual Costco Night on June 27th. Bring your friends and family to enjoy a shopping bonanza with live music, super-sized food samples, prizes, coupons and more –…

Find inspiration at Columbia Credit Union Remodeled Homes Tour

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With six homes featured in the 2015 Remodeled Homes Tour, there’s something to inspire every taste and every remodeling need. Whether you want to update, remodel or have a complete renovation in mind, this is the perfect place to gather inspiration and information. Attendees will have the opportunity to view work from the area’s preeminent…

Columbia CU Names 2015 Board and Supervisory Committee Officers

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    Congratulations to Columbia Credit Union’s Board and Supervisory Committee Officers for 2015. Complete biographies of all Volunteers are available here. From L to R – Board Officers: Al Schauer, Chair; Alishia Topper, Vice Chair; Paul Montague III, Treasurer; and Kelly Love, Secretary. Supervisory Committee Officers: Dick Thompson, Chair; and Tony Jackson, Vice Chair.

Kids take the controls at Pearson Field Education Center

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Pearson Field Education Center Director, Laureano Mier With a variety of programs, workshops and camps aimed at young people (K-12), you could say Pearson Field Education Center (PFEC) is the perfect breeding ground for tomorrow’s aviation professionals. By combining aviation education and history with their science, technology, engineering and math or STEM based programs, they’ve…

Congratulations to Play Structure Winner, Christina Kollman!

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Member Christina Kollman stopped by Columbia Credit Union’s booth at the Home and Garden Idea Fair to get information on opening an IRA, so she was surprised to discuss “swings” instead of “savings” when she was notified about her win. Luckily, Christina has two young children to help make the most of her new play…

Congratulations, Volunteers! Annual Meeting Election Results

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Incoming and outgoing Directors (L to R):  Judy Chipman, Pat Stryker, Al Schauer, Roy Johnson, Dean Sutherland, Paul Montague, Larry Paulson, Alishia Topper, Kelly Love and Marci White-Stumpf. (Not pictured: Lynn Valenter) Three Board members and two Supervisory Committee members were elected at Columbia Credit Union’s 63rd Annual Meeting held on April 28, 2015 at the…