Orange County’s Credit Union honored by trade association for advocacy efforts

SANTA ANA, CA (November 16, 2018)Orange County’s Credit Union in Santa Ana was among those honored at this year’s California and Nevada Credit Union Leagues’ REACH Conference.

The Credit Union received the California Advocate Credit Union of the Year Award during the annual meeting and convention for the Ontario, CA-based trade association for the two states, held Nov. 5-9 at the Loews Hollywood Hotel in Los Angeles, CA.

Orange County’s Credit Union was recognized for being highly involved with the Leagues’ advocacy efforts, including instilling the value and importance of participating in local, state, and federal government affairs. In addition, the credit union increased its participation in local grassroots advocacy.

“We would like to thank Orange County’s Credit Union for its commitment and leadership in making advocacy a priority,” said Heather DeNecochea, the Leagues’ political advocacy manager.

“Advocacy is an important part of our culture at Orange County’s Credit Union. We strive to be the voice of our Members in our communities and in Congress. Our goal is to bring information to elected leaders about the value of credit unions and the incredible impact we have on the financial well-being of the communities we serve,” said Shruti Miyashiro, president and CEO, Orange County’s Credit Union.

About Orange County’s Credit Union

Orange County’s Credit Union is a Santa Ana-based financial services provider established in 1938 with more than 135,000 Members and over $2.5 billion in assets. As a not-for-profit financial services provider, Orange County’s Credit Union is owned by Members, not shareholders, which means its profits are returned to Members in the form of fewer fees, lower loan rates, and enhanced products and services. Orange County’s Credit Union is certified as a Community Development Financial Institution (CDFI) to support the challenges faced by low-income families and communities, and offers a full range of financial services to Members, including checking and savings, mobile banking, and retirement accounts, as well as auto, small business, and home loans with zero-percent down and three-percent down options. Ranked in the top three percent of credit unions nationwide based on assets, Orange County’s Credit Union offers Membership to anyone who lives or works in Orange, Los Angeles, Riverside and San Bernardino Counties. For more information, visit Orange County’s Credit Union’s website at or call (888) 354-6228.


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