SOURCE: O Bee Credit Union

O Bee Credit Union

September 22, 2011 11:59 ET

O Bee Credit Union Wins "Top of the Hill" Honors for 2011 From Northwest Credit Union Association

TUMWATER, WA--(Marketwire - Sep 22, 2011) - The Northwest Credit Union Association bestowed another major award upon O Bee Credit Union during its annual convention September 20-22 at the Hotel Murano in Tacoma, WA. O Bee received the Association's "Top of the Hill" award, which recognizes credit unions that have excelled and increased their participation in major advocacy programs.

Among O Bee's accomplishments were: completion of Project Zip Code; meetings with local legislators and members of Congress; penning grassroots letters to legislators on credit union topics; attendance at Governmental Affairs Forum meetings, State GAC/CU Day at the Capitol, and the Hike-the-Hill event in DC; meeting with regulators, including participation on committees with them; and testifying before the state legislature on credit union issues. Bill Cheney, President and CEO, Credit Union National Association, presented the award to James Collins, President and CEO of O Bee Credit Union.

About O Bee Credit Union
O Bee Credit Union ("The Olympia Brewing Co. Employees and Families Credit Union) was started Feb. 15, 1955, by Ted McGill, who worked in the bottle house of the Brewery. This full service non-profit credit union owned by its members has three branches located in Lacey, Tumwater and Tenino. Membership is open to all Washington residents. Visit for more information about O Bee Credit Union.

Contact Information

  • Contact:
    Chris Reisch
    O Bee Credit Union
    Phone: (360) 943-0740