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California Credit Union Offers Members Accessible Financial Products and Educational Resources
January 10, 2023: California Credit Union is featured on CardRates.com for offering banking and credit card products as well as financial literacy resources for members in any financial situation.
San Diego Metro Magazine Announces San Diego County’s 2022 Men of Accomplishment
October 10, 2022: Steve O’Connell, President & CEO, is named one of San Diego Metro Magazine’s 2022 Men of Accomplishment.
California Credit Union Distributes Collected Backpacks to the Los Angeles Boys & Girls Club
August 18, 2022: In partnership with the Los Angeles Boys & Girls Club, California Credit Union collected and distributed 500 backpacks filled with school supplies to elementary, middle and high school students to prepare for the school year.
Patrick Zarifian, California Credit Union Chief Experience Officer Elected to Pasadena Educational Foundation Board
July 26, 2022: Patrick Zarifian, Chief Experience Officer, was one of 7 new members elected to the Pasadena Educational Foundation Board.
California Credit Union and Los Angeles Unified School District Announce 2022 Rookie of the Year Teacher Awards
July 13, 2022: In partnership with the Los Angeles Unified School District, California Credit Union honors 17 first-year district teachers through it’s annual Rookie of the Year program.
California Credit Union Launches School Backpack Drive
July 5, 2022: In partnership with the Los Angeles Boys & Girls Club, California Credit Union launches a school backpack drive to benefit local elementary and middle school students.
California Credit Union Awards Grant to Santa Monica Teacher
June 29, 2022: As part of its commitment to help educators create innovative learning opportunities for their students, the credit union has provided 10 grants of $500 each to underwrite class projects in Los Angeles County. One of the grants was awarded to Jessica Gutierrez, Santa Monica High School.
California Credit Union provides teacher grants to benefit educators & students across Los Angeles and San Diego County
June 22, 2022: As part of its commitment to help educators create innovative learning opportunities for their students, the credit union has provided $155,000 to date, in teacher grants, to underwrite class projects in Los Angeles and San Diego County.
Credit Union Gives Out Scholarships
June 19, 2022: The credit union’s annual scholarship program was created in 2005 to recognize outstanding students within its local communities. Since the creation of the program, the credit union has awarded more than $375,000 in scholarships to students across Los Angeles, Orange, Riverside, and San Diego counties.
North Island Credit Union Partners with North County African American Women’s Association (NCAAWA) to Award Four College Scholarships
June 16, 2022: For the second year, North Island Credit Union has partnered with NCAAWA to provide $10,000 in scholarships to local female students of African American descent.
San Diego Business Journal Announces the 2022 CEO of the Year Awards Finalists
June 13, 2022: Steve O’Connell, President & CEO, is named an Awards Finalist for the SDBJ’s 2022 CEO of the Year
North Island Credit Union presents the Poway Unified School District with the Innovation in Education Impact Award for Equity Program
June 7, 2022: North Island Credit Union presented the 2022 Innovation in Education Impact Award to the Poway Unified School District as part of its role as a leading sponsor of the Classroom of the Future Foundation.
SoCal Credit Union Offers $100K Donation Match for Ukraine Relief
March 10, 2022: California Credit Union is partnering with the Worldwide Foundation for Credit Unions to raise funds for Ukraine.
San Diego Business Journal Announces the Most Influential People in San Diego
November 29, 2021: Steve O’Connell, President & CEO, Voted One of San Diego’s Top Influential People of 2021
Ameriprise to Manage California Credit Union’s Investment Program
August 4, 2021: California Credit Union has chosen Ameriprise Financial Institutions Group (AFIG) to expand its financial planning offering.
Best Annual Reports in Banking
August 2021: California Credit Union’s 2020 Annual Report was chosen by The Financial Brand as one of the best 29 Annual Reports in banking.
Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater San Diego, North Island Credit Union Partner for Backpack Drive
August 2021: North Island Credit Union recently provided 500 backpacks and school supplies to the Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater San Diego as part of its annual Back 2 School Drive.
NCAAWA, North Island Credit Union Partner for Scholarships
March 18, 2021: The North County African American Women’s Association is expanding its educational support programs in partnership with North Island Credit Union, which is funding an additional $10,000 in college scholarships.
Surprise! San Diego County’s High School ‘Counselor of the Year’ is Ambushed with Love
January 22, 2021: North Island Credit Union proudly sponsors the San Diego County 2021 School Counselors of the Year awards.
2020 Superintendent of the Year Winner
November 16, 2020: California Credit Union takes part in a surprise ceremony with the LA County Office of Education.
Credit Unions Follow Playbook During Pandemic
October 26, 2020: No. 2 on the Business Journal’s list of credit unions, member-funded Glendale-based California Credit Union does not cater to one specific industry adversely impacted by the pandemic.