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49 Local Students Awarded College Scholarships From Altura


(Riverside, Calif.) June 14, 2017 – The Altura Credit Union Scholarship Foundation recently awarded college scholarships of $1,000 each to 45 students graduating from Riverside County high schools. Additionally, four local students each received $1,000 Memorial Scholarships through the Foundation. Since its inception in 1993, more than $600,000 in scholarships have been awarded to 635 local students to help pay the costs of higher education.

Altura Supports Riverside Heritage as Tamale Festival Sponsor


(Riverside, Calif.) May 31, 2017 – The 5th Annual Riverside Tamale Festival held recently offered local residents a unique cultural experience by showcasing the city’s rich Latino heritage. An estimated 20,000 people took part in this year’s festival, which Altura Credit Union supported as a title sponsor.

The Riverside Tamale Festival is the signature event of the Spanish Town Heritage Foundation, which is raising funds to restore the Trujillo Adobe. Built in 1842, the adobe is a designated Riverside landmark and California site of historical significance.

Moreno Valley Resident Wins ‘Trip of a Lifetime’


Dream Destination giveaway is part of Altura’s year-long 60th anniversary celebration

*(Riverside, Calif.) May 25, 2017 *– Robert Lopez, an Altura Credit Union member from Moreno Valley, was the first 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. Lopez, who has been a member for a year, is thinking about taking his winning trip to Hawaii or Cancun.

“We have many activities planned this year to celebrate Altura’s 60th anniversary,” said Jennifer Binkley, Altura president and CEO. “It is especially important to us that we recognize and thank our Members. This dream trip giveaway contest is something we thought everyone would enjoy.” Lopez won the first of four dream vacations Altura will award this year; one each quarter.