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July 23rd, 2014

Join SMCU For Great Summer Events

Seattle Metropolitan Credit Union is proud to be a part of these great community events. If you’re looking for something to do, we hope you’ll come out and join us in enjoying some of the exciting things this region has to offer. Kirkland Classic Car Show July 27th Downtown Kirkland Concerts at the Mural August… (keep reading)

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February 5th, 2014

Visit SMCU at the Spring Seattle Home Show

Is a bathroom remodel on your list of things to do this summer? How about a new deck or hot tub? Are you a sucker for the next big kitchen appliance? If so, head down to the Century Link Field Event Center for the Spring Seattle Home Show between February 15 and 23. Hundreds of… (keep reading)

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April 18th, 2013

We’d Love to Hear from You!

SMCU is present on several social media channels where we demonstrate the 7 Cooperative Principles. We provide financial education, show support for fellow co-ops and causes in the Seattle area, and share information about anything from current promotions to community events. We also like to keep in touch with all of our members. Join us… (keep reading)

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November 26th, 2012

Co-ops Reach the Big Screen in “Shift Change”

Throughout the recession, one business model has proven to be resilient. Cooperative businesses are focused on long-term stability, not just for their worker-owners, but also for the communities they reside in. The documentary film Shift Change: Putting Democracy to Work is based on “true stories of dignified jobs in democratic workplaces.” It showcases the co-op… (keep reading)

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June 28th, 2012

2012 is the International Year of Cooperatives

The United Nations General Assembly has declared 2012 the International Year of Co-operatives. The theme, “Cooperative Enterprises Build a Better World,” highlights the fact that cooperatives benefit their communities through socio-economic development, leading to poverty reduction, employment generation, and social integration. The UN has three major goals for International Year of Cooperatives: Increase awareness of… (keep reading)

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May 10th, 2012

Help the NALC and Food Lifeline Stamp Out Hunger

Saturday, May 12, 2012, marks the return of the National Association of Letter Carriers’ “Stamp Out Hunger” food drive. In 2012 the nation’s largest one-day food drive is celebrating its 20th anniversary. This year they are looking for more help than ever to feed people in communities across the United States, many of whom have… (keep reading)

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December 2nd, 2011

Holiday Toy Drive for Homeless Children

Many homeless families and children in our communities have a difficult winter to face. Wellspring Family Services’ annual holiday toy drive helps homeless families provide gifts and a little extra holiday joy to their children. Last December, over 1,000 children received gifts that otherwise may not have. To help give back this holiday season, Seattle… (keep reading)