Island Savings

2017 Press Releases

Press Releases

2017 News Releases

Island Savings increases support for local food banks at a time when need is greatest
November 29, 2017

Duncan, B.C.—As community food banks across B.C. are ramping up their operations to accommodate the busy holiday season, Island Savings, a division of First West Credit Union, is stepping up its support for The Full Cupboard

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Island Savings recognizes local businesses in the 2017 Fan Choice Awards
November 28, 2017

Duncan, B.C.—Island Savings, a division of First West Credit Union, has announced the winners of the 2017 Fan Choice Awards. Of the hundreds of nominations received between Sept. 11 – Oct. 8, top spots were awarded to the local and independent small businesses that received the most votes from loyal community members and supporters.

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Island Savings gives $50,000 donation to Saanich Neighbourhood Place
June 30, 2017

Duncan, B.C.—Island Savings, a division of First West Credit Union, has deepened its community bonds through a major donation. The financial institution has announced a $50,000 contribution to Saanich Neighbourhood Place, a Victoria-based centre that supports the wellbeing of families through quality education and care programs for children and caregivers.

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Canada’s growing senior population means more British Columbians at risk of elder financial abuse, expert says
June 9, 2017

Duncan, B.C.—With the number of Canadian seniors at an all-time high—now outnumbering children for the first time in history, according to the most recent census data—financial abuse of older adults is likely to be a growing issue.

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Island Savings seeks innovative community project to support through major $50,000 donation
May 11, 2017

Duncan, B.C.—Island Savings, a division of First West Credit Union, will recognize and reinforce its local communities—the heart of Canadian culture—by contributing one $50,000 grant to a deserving charitable organization.

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Cowichan resident in the running for human resources industry award
April 25, 2017

Duncan, B.C.—Ilka Bene, a long-time Cowichan local and First West Credit Union employee, has been named a finalist for the Award of Excellence - HR Professional of the Year, a prestigious industry designation that acknowledges top HR talent bestowed by the Chartered Professionals in Human Resources of B.C. and Yukon (CPHR BC & YK).

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Island Savings celebrates Canada 150
January 27, 2017

Duncan, B.C.—Island Savings, a division of First West Credit Union, will celebrate Canada’s 150th anniversary with Simple Generosity, an innovative 12-month program that applauds community volunteerism and supports local charities and non-profits.

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