News & Events

July 1, 2020

Temporary Lobby Closures

A message from Jack Lawson, President and CEO   Dear Credit Union Members, Clearwater remains committed to safeguarding the health and well-being of our co-workers, our members, and the communities we serve. Due to the sharp increase in COVID-19 cases locally and throughout Montana, we have decided to temporarily close our lobbies to the public beginning at 1:00 PM today, … Continue reading

Update: Temporary Lobby Closures. Dues to the increase in local COVID-19 cases.
July 1, 2020

COVID-19 FAQ’s

FAQ’s Will Clearwater Branches be open? Like you, we are working hard to slow the spread of the Coronavirus. We are putting the health and well-being of our co-workers, our members, and the community ahead of all other interests as we make decisions.  We are also working hard to maintain appropriate service levels, and we will continue this service as … Continue reading

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June 24, 2020

Clearwater Donates $25,000 to Montana Food Bank Network.

Clearwater Credit Union (Clearwater) announced a $25,000 donation to the Montana Food Bank Network (MFBN) during their 2020 Annual Member meeting on Tuesday, June 23, 2020. Clearwater’s Board of Directors authorized the donation in response to the increased demand for food assistance brought on by COVID-19. Clearwater’s donation will provide financial support for MFBN emergency assistance programs like the Mail-A … Continue reading

Clearwater staff members pose for a group photo with staff from Neptune Aviation and the Montana Food Bank Network.
June 19, 2020

Recognizing Juneteenth

Clearwater is a credit union that was founded by 8 Missoula police officers in 1956. Today we are governed by an all white Board of Directors and managed by an all white Executive Team. We serve a predominantly white membership in the predominantly white state of Montana. We know some will ask us to just stay in our lane. We … Continue reading

Black and White Clearwater Credit Union Logo
June 11, 2020

Clearwater Wins National Diamond Awards for Marketing

Clearwater Credit Union was recently honored with six Diamond Awards (four Diamond Awards and two Diamond – Category’s Best Awards), which recognizes outstanding marketing and business development achievements in the credit union industry. The awards were presented by the CUNA Marketing & Business Development Council, a national network comprised of over 1,200 credit union marketing and business development professionals. Awards … Continue reading

June 9, 2020

2020 Virtual Annual Member Meeting

Clearwater Credit Union is holding our Annual Member Meeting virtually on Tuesday, June 23rd at 5:30 PM. The Annual Member Meeting will be held online, supported by Zoom. All members eligible to vote (18 years+) are invited to RSVP and attend. 10 randomly selected meeting attendees will win a $500 gift card. To attend the meeting: 1.)  Please RSVP on the … Continue reading

May 19, 2020

2020 Clearwater Scholarship Winners

Congratulations! Clearwater Credit Union is proud to announce the winners of 2020 Clearwater Credit Union scholarships. We recognize these students for their academic excellence and community involvement. We’re excited to see all that these young members accomplish in the future. $2,000 William “Lefty” Campbell Memorial Scholarship Winner Bridger Moe – Sentinel High School $1,000 Clearwater Scholarship Winners Josie Baggett – … Continue reading

Photo collage of the 9 2020 Clearwater Scholarship winners.
May 11, 2020

Reopening Lobbies – COVID-19 Update

Dear Credit Union Members, On Monday, May 18th, we will begin reopening our lobbies.  As you know, we restricted access to those lobbies two months ago, on March 18th.  We did so to help our communities slow the spread of COVID-19.  Together we have made progress.  Enough so, that it is time to start reopening. We know we are not … Continue reading

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May 4, 2020

Missoula Gives surpasses $500,000 goal, raising $767,000

During a crisis, the Missoula and Bitterroot communities stick together May 2, 2020, Missoula, Mont: Missoula Gives 2020 was a huge success! Missoulians and Bitterrooters showed up (virtually) to support their communities raising over $700,000! This collective effort, with 3,234 individual donors, supports the important work of nonprofits in our communities. Missoula Gives, an initiative of the Missoula Community Foundation, … Continue reading

Screenshot of Missoula Gives 2020 results.
April 20, 2020

Missoula Gives 2020

Missoula and Bitterroot Gives is April 30th – May 1st, 2020! Missoula Gives & Bitterroot Gives, an initiative of Missoula Community Foundation, is a 26-hour online celebration of the Missoula and Ravalli communities. It connects generous Missoulians and Bitterrooters with the causes they care about. It is a day to celebrate all that Missoula and Ravalli are and the role … Continue reading