Credit Union News Releases
News and notes from and about Virginia's credit unions!
- ValleyStar Rise Foundation Donates $50,000 to Children's Miracle Network Hospitals
December 5, 2023
The ValleyStar Rise Foundation, the philanthropic arm of ValleyStar Credit Union, proudly announces a generous contribution of $50,000 to the Children's Miracle Network (CMN).
- ValleyStar Credit Union Welcomes Susan Chapman as Chief Marketing Officer
December 1, 2023
ValleyStar Credit Union proudly announces Susan Chapman as its new Chief Marketing Officer (CMO), effective Dec. 1, 2023. With an illustrious career spanning over three decades in the credit union industry, Susan brings an extensive breadth of experience and innovative leadership to the ValleyStar team.
- James Porter Joins Freedom First Mortgage Team in Lynchburg
December 1, 2023
Freedom First Credit Union is excited to welcome James Porter to our Lynchburg Mortgage team as a Vice President Mortgage Loan Officer.
- Langley Awards $15,000 in Grants for Innovative Classroom Projects
November 29, 2023
Thirty Hampton Roads teachers each will receive a $500 grant from Langley Federal Credit Union to bring innovative projects to their classrooms during the 2023-24 academic year.
- Tidewater Chapter Donates $10,605 to Local Children's Hospital
November 27, 2023
The Tidewater Chapter has donated $10,605 to the Children's Hospital of the King's Daughters, the Norfolk-based Children's Miracle Network Hospital. The Chapter held its 10th Annual Charity Golf Tournament on June 2 to raise funds for the hospital.
- Chartway Hosts Members and Community Partners at Salt Lake Crossing Branch to Celebrate Juntos Avanzamos Designation
November 15, 2023
Chartway Credit Union hosted a fiesta at its Salt Lake Crossing branch today to celebrate its recent Juntos Avanzamos designation from Inclusiv, an organization dedicated to closing the gaps and removing barriers to financial opportunities for people living in distressed and underserved communities. In addition to the reading of a proclamation, the afternoon ceremony included the raising of a Juntos Avanzamos flag.
- Call Federal Credit Union Awarded Community Partner of the Year by SOAR365
November 9, 2023
Call Federal Credit Union has been recognized with the prestigious honor of Community Partner of the Year by SOAR365, a nonprofit organization in the Richmond area dedicated to creating life-fulfilling opportunities for individuals with disabilities.
- Northwest Federal Credit Union Announces Partnership with Commanders Quarterback Sam Howell
November 7, 2023
Northwest Federal Credit Union, a full-service, member-owned financial institution ranking among the largest credit unions in Virginia, announced a strategic partnership with Sam Howell, quarterback of the Washington Commanders. The partnership was brokered by Howell’s marketing firm, ESM out of Greenville, SC. This news follows Northwest’s recent announcement of becoming the Official Credit Union of the Washington Commanders.
- ValleyStar Credit Union Welcomes Woody Windley as Chief Financial Officer
November 6, 2023
ValleyStar Credit Union is pleased to announce Woody Windley as its new Chief Financial Officer (CFO), effective November 1, 2023. With an impressive background in finance and leadership, Woody will play a crucial role in steering ValleyStar Credit Union's financial strategy into the future.
- PSCU and Co-op Solutions Announce Agreement to Combine
November 6, 2023
PSCU and Co-op Solutions (“Co-op”), two leading credit union service organizations (CUSOs) and financial technology solutions providers, today announced entering into an agreement to combine. Together, the companies will be better positioned to provide credit unions with innovative technology, unparalleled services, increased scale and differentiated value, fostering long-term success and sustainability for the credit union movement.