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Read the latest media releases from Envision Financial

September 14, 2023

Longtime Fraser Valley resident Tamara Hendsbee appointed president of Envision Financial

LANGLEY, B.C. - Envision Financial, a division of First West Credit Union, is excited to announce that Tamara Hendsbee has been appointed to the role of president of the Envision… Continue Reading

July 20, 2022

Record-setting $667,600 invested into the community through Envision Financial Community Endowment

LANGLEY, B.C. - The First West Foundation, through its Envision Financial Community Endowment, is granting $667,600 this year - a total of 45 grants - to deserving charities throughout the… Continue Reading

December 3, 2021

Envision Financial, a Division of First West Credit Union with Central 1 Unveil Latest Digital Banking Experience on Forge Digital Banking Platform

LANGLEY, BC, December 3, 2021 – Central 1 is pleased to announce the successful launch of the latest versions of Online Banking, Mobile App and Small Business on the Forge Digital Banking Platform. Achieved with First West… Continue Reading

December 2, 2021

Envision Financial gives $93,000 to organizations that are “good for business” in the Lower Mainland, Fraser Valley and Kitimat

LANGLEY, B.C.- Over four weeks, donations of $15,000 to $30,000 are being distributed by Envision Financial, a division of First West Credit Union, to organizations that help our local businesses keep… Continue Reading

November 19, 2021

Envision Financial donates $100,000 to support flood victims and recovery efforts

LANGLEY, B.C. –Envision Financial, a division of First West Credit Union has announced a significant donation of $100,000 to help with recovery efforts for the recent severe weather devastation in the Fraser Valley. Red Cross, Abbotsford Community… Continue Reading

September 28, 2021

Envision Financial surpasses $1 million raised for local food banks

LANGLEY, B.C.- Eight years ago, Envision Financial, a division of First West Credit Union set out to fight hunger throughout the Fraser Valley, Lower Mainland and Kitimat regions. Through the… Continue Reading

September 3, 2021

Community rallies together to provide $138,250 to local charities through Envision Financial’s #CommentsOfKindness

LANGLEY, B.C. – Envision Financial, a division of First West Credit union, and its philanthropic partner, First West Foundation are donating $138,250 to 294 local charities throughout the Lower Mainland,… Continue Reading

July 16, 2021

Envision Financial comes together with members to support B.C. wildfire victims with $50,000 donation

LANGLEY, B.C. –First West Credit Union and its local divisions Envision Financial, Valley First, Island Savings and Enderby & District Financial, have made a combined donation of $40,000 to Food… Continue Reading

June 17, 2021

Envision Financial seeking the public’s help to distribute $250,000 to local charities through #CommentsOfKindness

LANGLEY, B.C. – Envision Financial, a division of First West Credit Union, and its philanthropic partner, First West Foundation, has launched the second phase of its Simple Generosity program—#CommentsOfKindness. The program encourages the… Continue Reading

May 20, 2021

Otter Co-op and Envision Financial partner on largest deal in credit union’s history

LANGLEY, B.C. – Two local, member-owned co-operatives— Otter Co-op and Envision Financial, a division of First West Credit Union— have partnered on a financing deal worth $84 million. This financing deal enables Otter… Continue Reading