The $4.9 billion First Tech FCU, the product of a California-Oregon mega-merger this year, experienced a few negative hits during its Memorial Day computer conversion.
The $726 million Altura Credit Union of Riverside, Calif., is contributing support to the Japan Relief Fund effort for victims of the Japanese earthquake and tsunami.
More California credit unions were making arrangements Wednesday to help their members donate funds to victims of the Japanese earthquake disaster through special Red Cross accounts and online vehicles.
Responding to heightened legislative burdens in Austin and Washington as faced by credit unions, the Texas Credit Union League is on a campaign to sharply hone government relations skills using online vehicles.
Toledo area credit unions have been fundraising to help victims of the recent tornadoes that ravaged rural communities in Wood County, Ohio, and severely damaged the offices of the $8.9 million Woodco FCU of Millbury.
The House-passed, anti-big bank public funds bill geared to funnel $5 billion in state funds into credit unions and community banks cleared a new hurdle this week in the New Mexico Senate.