Arson Suspected In ATM Fire

SPRINGFIELD, Ore.– Eugene-Springfield Fire Marshals suspect arson may be to blame for an ATM fire early Monday morning. It happened at the Northwest Community Credit Union on the 3600 block of Gateway Street in Springfield at about 5:30am. It took crews just a couple minutes to put the flames out. The credit union says the … Continue reading »

Nonprofit Gets Minivan Donation

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — A Springfield nonprofit organization working to prevent child abuse will receive a generous gift Tuesday, a brand new minivan. Northwest Community Credit Union is donating the vehicle to Relief Nursery Robin Jaqua Child and Family Center in Springfield. It will help transport infants and individual families to and from the Relief Nursery. … Continue reading »

NWCCU Helps Furloughed Workers

EUGENE, Ore. — A local community credit union is reaching out to help those who have been forced on furlough. As many count the days into a governments shutdown, others are counting another day they aren’t getting paid. Northwest Community Credit Union says it’s been approached by about half a dozen members who are furloughed … Continue reading »

Credit Union Teaches Kids About Money

EUGENE, Ore. — A local credit union is giving out free money boxes that are meant to teach children about being responsible with money. They’re called moonjars. Each moonjar is made up of three different boxes labeled spend, save, and share. Northwest Community Credit Union has 10,000 of the money banks to give out, and … Continue reading »

Volunteers Ready for Project Community

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — On Saturday, Northwest Community Credit Union hosts its annual volunteering party Project Community. It’s from 8:30 a.m. to noon Saturday, August 3 at nine different locations around Oregon. Three are in Lane County–the Brattain Learning Center, Springfield High School and Relief Nursery in Springfield. The goal of the project is to help … Continue reading »

NWCCU Breaks Ground on New Headquarters

EUGENE, Ore. — Northwest Community Credit Union broke ground Monday on a new headquarters building site in downtown Eugene. City, county and Northwest Community leadership recognized the occasion with several speeches and a ceremonial spading of the earth. The headquarters will be 68,000 square feet, four stories tall, with underground parking and a rooftop terrace. … Continue reading »

Eugene Sells Service Garden Plot

EUGENE, Ore. — The Eugene City Council voted to sell a piece of property across from the federal courthouse to Northwest Community Credit Union. The site is currently home to a garden, partially run by University of Oregon students. The credit union wants to set up its regional office on the property; but those who’ve … Continue reading »