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Plan ahead for electronic tax filing

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With a little planning, your electronic tax filing can go a lot smoother. If you’re getting ready to prepare your taxes, or are setting up an ACH electronic funds transfer, you’ll need your full and accurate Columbia Credit Union account number. You’ll also need to know what type of account it is: Checking or Savings….

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Lead Columbia CU’s Future!

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Columbia Credit Union is a cooperative financial institution with strategic leadership from our Board of Directors and audit oversight by our Supervisory Committee. Members age 18 and older, as of November 30, 2017, are eligible to apply for nomination during our December Call for Applicants. Three Board Director and two Supervisory Committee positions will be filled…

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Columbia Credit Union welcomes Samantha Sandford as VP Commercial Loan Officer

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Columbia Credit Union is pleased to welcome Samantha Sandford as vice president, commercial loan officer effective Oct. 18, 2017. In this position Samantha will develop and manage business lending and deposit relationships. Sandford has over 18 years of experience in the financial services industry.  Most recently she was vice president, commercial relationship manager with Umpqua…

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Columbia Credit Union welcomes Paula Ford as VP of Treasury Services

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Columbia Credit Union welcomed Paula Ford as its new vice president of treasury services on Oct. 30, 2017. In this position she manages complex business deposit accounts and treasury management solutions. Ford has more than 28 years’ experience in the banking industry. Before working at Columbia Credit Union, she served as a vice president and…

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Columbia Credit Union welcomes Beau Plotner as VP of Home Lending

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On Oct. 2, 2017, Columbia Credit Union welcomed Beau Plotner as its new vice president of home lending. In this position, Plotner will lead the sales, service and business development activities of Columbia Credit Union’s home loans team to fulfill financing needs of local homeowners and buyers. Plotner has more than 12 years’ experience working…

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Columbia Credit Union honored with Presidential Award for Excellence in Philanthropy

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Columbia Credit Union has been honored with a 2017 Presidential Award for Excellence in Philanthropy from the Clark College Foundation. This award recognizes Columbia Credit Union’s commitment to supporting the college and the community through leadership in education. The award was presented at the Savoring Excellence Gala, held Nov. 2, 2017 at Clark College. “Columbia…

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Shopping local helps make life better in your community

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Please join us in supporting the Shop Local program. While shopping local is a great idea anytime, another great day to splurge is November 25, 2017, the Greater Vancouver Chamber of Commerce’s Small Business Saturday. Explore downtown Vancouver as well as your own neighborhood. You’re sure to discover many great shops such as clothing boutiques,…

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Columbia Credit Union welcomes Commercial and Retail Lending VPs

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In an effort to offer more robust lending services to members and businesses, Columbia Credit Union has promoted Ron Bertolucci as its vice president of retail lending and hired Joe Storm as its vice president of commercial lending. Ron Bertolucci began working at Columbia Credit Union in March 2014 as vice president manager of business…

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Honoring our local veterans

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November 11 is Veterans Day. It’s the day we honor military veterans for their proud service to our country. Columbia Credit Union encourages you join us at one of the many local events celebrating our veterans this year. In honor of our community’s veterans, Columbia Credit Union is donating $100 for every new and used…

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Toy Drive brightens holidays for many local children

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Want to help spread some joy this holiday season? Join Columbia Credit Union in the Fox 12 Les Schwab Toy Drive! Bring new, unwrapped toys to any branch between Nov. 8 and Dec. 11 and place them in the collection box. The toys will be distributed to local families in need by non-profit organizations, just…