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Altura Named a 'Best Credit Union to Work For'

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Recognition from Leading Industry Publication for Second Consecutive Year

*(Riverside, Calif.) Oct. 12, 2017 *– Altura Credit Union has been named among the nation’s very best credit unions to work for by a leading industry publication, Credit Union Journal. Altura was recognized as one of the top 45 credit unions nationally, and was ranked No. 12 in the U.S. among credit unions with assets over $1 billon. Altura also was ranked No. 4 in California. This is the second consecutive year that Altura has placed on the list of the “Best Credit Unions to Work For.”

According to Credit Union Journal, it partnered with Best Companies Group to identify credit unions that have excelled in creating a quality workplace for employees. “This survey and awards program is designed to identify, recognize and honor the best credit unions,” Credit Union Journal said in making the announcement of the top 45 credit unions. The full list is available at CUJournal.com.

Altura Supports Local Military at 45th Annual Picnic

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Annual Military Appreciation Picnic at March Air Reserve Base

(Riverside, Calif.) Oct. 3, 2017 – More than two dozen volunteers from Altura Credit Union recently joined with other local business and community partners to honor and recognize local military personnel for their extraordinary service at the 45th Annual Military Appreciation Picnic at March Air Reserve Base in Riverside, Calif. About 4,000 military men and women and their families participated in this year’s event, which featured the theme, “A Century of Service, ” commemorating the base’s upcoming 100th anniversary.

Coordinated and hosted by the Greater Riverside Chambers of Commerce, Altura was a major event sponsor again this year. Hundreds of volunteers for numerous local organizations, including those from Altura, help ensure the event’s success. The picnic is free to military families thanks to the many local and military-related businesses that underwrite the costs for the afternoon of fun.

Altura Employees and Members Donate Back-to-School Supplies for Local Kids

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(Riverside, Calif.) Sept. 25, 2017 – Altura Credit Union recently donated a van-load of school supplies for local students as part of its annual Back-to-School Backpack Drive, which were donated by Altura employees and Members.

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Altura Credit Union employees and Members donated enough backpacks and school supplies to fill a van as part of its annual drive to equip local kids with the tools they need for school success. Altura employees and staff from Riverside University Health (RUHS) show off some of the donations, from left, Karena Zermeno, Altura; Alicia Arredondo (RUHS); Veronica Vergne, Altura; Mary Oseguera (RUHS); Tina Covington and Hionikki Triplett from Altura.

Giant Equifax Data Breach: 143 Million People Could Be Affected

Credit reporting agency, Equifax has experienced a data breach that can compromise the personal information of as many as 143 million U.S. citizens. Access the link in this article to learn more. Links from CNN Money.

What happened?
http://money.cnn.com/2017/09/07/technology/business/equifax-data-breach/index.html?iid=EL

How to find out if you’re affected by the hack:
http://money.cnn.com/2017/09/07/pf/victim-equifax-hack-how-to-find-out/index.html?iid=EL