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2012

  • Unitus Says Goodbye to Barbara Leonard, "One of Portland's Best"
    Portland, Ore. (October 9, 2012) – Unitus Community Credit Union lost a dear friend and long-time board member this weekend as Barbara Leonard—a celebrated wife, mother, professional and influential community partner—passed away.  Barbara had served on Unitus’ Board of Directors for more than 20 years, including a term as board chair.  She was 65 years old.
  • Unitus Community Credit Union - 100 Best Companies to Work For in Oregon
    Portland, Ore. (Janaury 19, 2012) – The 19th annual 100 Best Companies to Work For in Oregon list is complete and the winners will be announced at the awards dinner on March 1, 2012, at the Oregon Convention Center. Unitus Community Credit Union was notified in mid-December that it will be recognized among the 100 Best at the awards dinner in March.

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  • Unitus Staff and Volunteer Receive Awards at CUAO Annual Meeting
    PORTLAND, Ore. (Oct. 29, 2008) - Unitus Community Credit Union's Vice-President of Credit Services and the past Chairman of the Unitus Board of Directors were recently recognized with awards at the Credit Union Association of Oregon's 72nd annual Meeting & Convention.
  • Unitus Provides Over 400 Backpacks to Children in Need
    PORTLAND, Ore. (Sep. 25, 2008) - Unitus Community Credit Union employees recently volunteered an afternoon of their time to stuff 430 backpacks full of crayons, notebooks, pencils and other school supplies for the students at Vestal School as part of the Schoolhouse Supplies Tools for Schools program.
  • Vancouver Residents Take the Heat Off at New Mill Plain Crossing Branch Opening
    PORTLAND, Ore. (Aug. 21, 2008) - Over 250 people turned out to take the heat off and visit the new Mill Plain Crossing branch of Unitus Community Credit Union. The grand opening event, held on Saturday, July 26 featured hourly drawings for Visa gift cards, a grand prize drawing for an air conditioning system and complimentary frozen custard.
  • Salem Branch Holds Hot Dog Fundraiser for Helping Hands
    PORTLAND, Ore. (Aug. 14, 2008) - Unitus Community Credit Union will be hosting a fundraiser to benefit the Helping Hands Resources building fund on Saturday, September 13th from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. at the Salem branch, located at 3820 Market St NE (in front of Fred Meyer).
  • Unitus Offers Bicycle Loan Program
    PORTLAND, Ore. (July 21, 2008) - Unitus Community Credit Union has teamed up with local bicycle shops and custom bicycle frame builders to offer a low, fixed rate loan for bicycles. Unitus began offering the loans to its members on June 13th and has seen strong interest on the part of sellers and buyers.
  • Unitus Celebrates First Clark County Branch with Ribbon Cutting
    PORTLAND, Ore. (July 11, 2008) - Unitus Community Credit Union will celebrate the opening of its newest branch with a ribbon cutting ceremony on Wednesday, July 16 at 9:30 a.m. The Mill Plain Crossing branch is located at 800 SE 192nd Avenue in Vancouver, WA and is the first Washington state branch for Unitus.
  • Unitus Names New Mill Plain Crossing Branch Manager
    PORTLAND, Ore. (June 13, 2008) - Unitus Community Credit Union has hired Brandon Rossman as Branch Manager for the new Mill Plain Crossing branch. Rossman will be responsible for all day-to-day operations of the branch and provide leadership and direction to branch staff to ensure that they exceed Unitus' high service standards.
  • Unitus Community Credit Union Board Chairperson Receives White Rose Award
    PORTLAND, Ore. (May 27, 2008) - March of Dimes recently named Barbara Leonard as one of this year's recipients of their annual White Rose Award. The White Rose Award recognizes local women whose professional and charitable service has had a positive impact on the community.
  • Guitar Hero Tournament Rocks Tanasbourne Branch
    PORTLAND, Ore. (May 8, 2008) - Over 200 spectators turned out to show off their Guitar Hero skills and support their favorite player at Unitus Community Credit Union's Tanasbourne branch grand opening event-
  • Unitus Rocks Tanasbourne!Unitus Names Share as Community Partner in Vancouver
    PORTLAND, Ore. (Apr. 24, 2008) - Unitus Community Credit Union has announced that is has named Share Vancouver as its community partner for the new Mill Plain Crossing branch.
  • New Tanasburne Branch Hosts Grand Opening Event
    PORTLAND, Ore. (Apr. 22, 2008) Unitus is proud to announce the grand opening of its newest branch-Tanasbourne. The community is invited to help Unitus celebrate its new location at the grand opening party on Saturday, April 26th between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m.
  • New Tanasbourne Branch Hosts Ribbon Cutting Ceremony
    PORTLAND, Ore. (Apr. 3, 2008) - Unitus Community Credit Union will celebrate the opening of its seventh branch with a ribbon cutting ceremony on Wednesday, April 16 at 11:00 a.m. The new branch is located at 1855 NW 188th Avenue. Unitus President and CEO, Patricia Smith will cut the ribbon that will officially open the branch.
  • Unitus Names New Mall 205 Branch Manager
    PORTLAND, Ore. (Mar. 4, 2008) - Unitus Community Credit Union has hired Michelle Lachenmeier as Branch Manager for the Mall 205 branch. Lachenmeier will be responsible for all day-to-day operations of the branch and provide leadership and direction to branch staff to ensure that they exceed Unitus' high service standards.
  • Unitus Breaks Ground on Mill Plain Crossing Branch
    PORTLAND, Ore. (Jan. 28, 2008) - Unitus Community Credit Union recently hosted a groundbreaking ceremony in SE Vancouver in anticipation of their eighth branch. On January 14, Unitus staff, management and members of the Vancouver Chamber of Commerce officially welcomed the eighth location of a Unitus branch.
  • Unitus Presents Gift to Doernbecher Children's Hospital
    PORTLAND, Ore. (Jan. 17, 2008) - Unitus Community Credit Union will present Doernbecher Children's Hospital with two Vectra Deluxe devices which will provide cognitive and sensory distraction to Doernbecher's young patients.

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