News & Events

March 27, 2020

What Does Shelter-In-Place Mean?

On March 26, 2020, Montana Governor Steve Bullock issued a Shelter-In-Place directive in response to the growing COVID-19 outbreak. Under this order, only businesses deemed essential should be operating. Let’s discuss what this means for you.   What is considered an essential service? The Department of Homeland Security issued guidance for what services and workers are considered essential. However, it is … Continue reading

March 25, 2020

Support Your Community & Shop Local

Like you, the COVID-19 public health and economic impact, has weighed heavy on our minds. Many are facing an uncertain financial future, dealing with childcare issues and school closures, and are worried about the health and wellbeing of loved-ones. There is no doubt that times are tough right now. Remarkably, it is during times like this that we also rediscover … Continue reading

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March 18, 2020

2020 Board of Directors Elections

Each member of the Clearwater Credit Union (Clearwater) Board of Directors serves a 3-year term. Each year the Nominating Committee nominates candidates to fill expiring terms or vacant positions. For 2020, incumbents Tony Boote, Glenda Bradshaw, and Kelly Webster, have been nominated to fill the three 3-year Board positions open for election. Since no nominations by petition were received by … Continue reading

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March 17, 2020

COVID-19 Update

A message from Jack Lawson, President and CEO   Dear Credit Union Members, Like you, we are working hard to slow the spread of COVID-19. 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 meet your financial needs and … Continue reading

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February 5, 2020

Brooks St. Branch Grand Opening Feb. 26

We’re excited to announce the opening of our new Brooks Street branch! Help us celebrate the grand opening of our new Brooks Street branch, enjoy refreshments, explore the space, and learn about the sustainable features of our latest LEED-certified building. Date: February 26, 2020 Time: 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm Location: Brooks Street Branch   Why a new branch? At … Continue reading

Architect rendering of new Brooks Street Branch.
January 16, 2020

TurboTax Discount

Get Your Maximum Refund and Special Savings on TurboTax Tax time doesn’t have to be stressful! With TurboTax, you’ll get your biggest possible refund fast and your taxes done right. PLUS, Clearwater Credit Union members save up to $15 on TurboTax federal products, all through tax season. TurboTax makes it easy to find the best solution for your unique tax … Continue reading

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December 3, 2019

New Fraud Text Alerts for Members

Starting December 4, all members will have added fraud protection. Clearwater is looking out for you with new fraud text alerts. Here’s what you need to know: This service will be automatically turned on for all member debit and credit cards. You will only get a text alert if a transaction is flagged as potentially fraudulent. If you are unable … Continue reading

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November 7, 2019

Clearwater Credit Union Donation to Spark Giving for Veteran Student Scholarships

MISSOULA – Veteran students attending the University of Montana could benefit from a recent Clearwater Credit Union gift. The local financial institution donated $10,000 to UM’s Veterans Scholarship Fund, which helps ensure student success by reducing financial barriers and improving veteran access to higher education at UM. Clearwater Credit Union’s gift honors all military veterans — including the nearly 100,000 … Continue reading

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November 4, 2019

Mountain of Giving & Sharing Tree

Help us give back to children in need in our communities! We’re hosting Mountain of Giving trees in our Missoula branch lobbies and a Sharing Tree in our Stevensville branch lobby again this year starting November 25th through December 17th. The children in need in our communities each submit a wish list that is turned into a tag and hung … Continue reading

November 4, 2019

Can the Cats Food Drive

Help Us Can the MSU Bobcats This Year! It’s the 20th year of the annual Can the Cats Canned Food Drive, a friendly off-field food drive competition between the UM/Missoula community and the MSU/Bozeman community to see who can raise the most food and funds over the two-weeks leading up to the Brawl of the Wild football game. Last year, … Continue reading

Logo of Can the Cats Food Drive with bear paws holding a can of food.