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Riverside Resident Wins Dream Vacation From Altura


*(Riverside, Calif.) Aug. 7, 2017 *– Evan Bryan, an Altura Credit Union Member from Riverside, is the second winner in the credit union’s “Visit Your Dream Destination” giveaway. The vacation giveaway is Altura’s way of thanking its members as it celebrates its 60th Anniversary during 2017. Bryan and his wife, Cheyann Lee Wetteland, have been members for nearly three years.

Bryan was among the three finalists in the July drawing, which took place at Altura’s Stoneridge branch. “I’m stunned,” said Bryan. “This is extra special because my wife and I didn’t get a honeymoon. I’m very appreciative. This is a fantastic surprise.”

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Evan Bryan of Riverside is the latest winner in Altura Credit Union’s “Visit Your Dream Destination” giveaway. The dream vacation giveaway contest is part of Altura’s 60th anniversary celebration taking place throughout the year. Two more vacations will be awarded this year. Bryan and his wife, Cheyann Lee Wetteland, who have been Altura members for three years, plan to use the prize for the honeymoon they never had.

Altura Elects 2017-2018 Board of Directors


(Riverside, Calif.) Aug. 2, 2017 – The Board of Directors of Altura Credit Union elected its slate of officers for the 2017-2018 administrative year at the credit union’s 60th annual meeting in late June. The officers are: Ofelia Valdez-Yeager, elected to her third term as board chairman; Jacqueline Hall, vice chairman and chairman elect; Alan Strzemieczny, treasurer; George Price, secretary; and Mark Balys, immediate past chairman. The remaining members of the Board of Directors include: Joe Calderon, Keith Downs, Gloria Perez, Norm Perry, Barbara Purvis, Perry Reed, Jerry Rivera, Ninfa Delgado, and Eugene Kim.

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The officers of Altura Credit Union’s Board of Directions, clockwise from left: Ofelia Valdez-Yeager, elected to her third term as board chairman; Jacqueline Hall, vice chairman and chairman elect; George Price, secretary; and Alan Strzemieczny, treasurer.

Altura Leadership Team Rappels Down City Hall for Vets and Habitat for Humanity


*(Riverside, Calif.) July 26, 2017 *– Four members of Altura Credit Union’s leadership team, including Chief Financial Officer Tommie Shryock, recently rappelled down the side of Riverside City Hall to raise funds to assist Habitat for Humanity in delivering programs and services to local military veterans. Sixty people, including local city officials, and civic and business leaders, rappelled 123 feet down the side of Riverside’s seven-story City Hall during the second annual “Over the Edge” fundraising event.

In addition to Shryock, the other members of Team Altura were: Board of Directors Member Ninfa Delgado, Sevan Yakinian, Vice President of Member Services, and Chris Andrus, Chief Culture Officer/President of Auto Expert. Altura was a “Gear Sponsor” for this year’s event.