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June 25, 2012

Langley, B.C.—Kam Raman’s passion for community giving, extensive knowledge and experience, and hope that she could make a difference were perfect elements to help drive the success of the first-ever Africa Women’s Forum held recently in Botswana.

Raman, who leads Sales...

June 14, 2012

Local credit union continues its longstanding commitment to international cooperative movement

Langley, B.C.—Recently, First West Credit Union hosted Roselyne Jituti, the general manager of Kencom Savings and Credit Co-operative from Kenya  for a 10-day...

May 4, 2012

Langley, B.C. – First West Credit Union today announced the appointment of Kelowna resident Robin Middleton to its board of directors, filling a vacancy created in the Valley First region earlier this year.

Middleton’s appointment was effective at the end of First West’s...

May 2, 2012

25 charities in the Lower Mainland, Fraser Valley, Kitimat, and Okanagan, Similkameen and Thompson valleys benefit from the annual grant program

Langley, B.C. — The First West Foundation, the private, charitable arm of First West Credit Union, today announced that...

May 1, 2012

B.C.’s third-largest credit union to also host an international female credit union leader to continue its longstanding commitment to the Canadian Cooperative Association

Langley, B.C.—First West Credit Union today announced a commitment of $150,000 over three...