Press releases

May 15, 2012

Pictured is the Greater Iowa Credit Union 2012-13 Board of Directors. Front (from left): Don Wirth, Max Porter, Steve Vardeman, Linda Ashby and Donald Tebben. Back (from left): Kristopher Stow, Jody Danielson, Michael Welter, Craig Forney, Jay Black and Jan Flick.                  ...

May 7, 2012

Greater Iowa Credit Union recently presented a $500 check to David Orth of Special Olympics Iowa, to support the annual summer games. The games will be helped in Ames from May 17 to 19. Special Olympics Iowa (SOIA) is a nonprofit organization that serves athletes with intellectual disabilities in all...

April 27, 2012

Greater Iowa Credit Union’s Mortgage Loan Officer Matt Koehler was named a top mortgage lender in Story County by the Iowa Mortgage Association (IMA). Koehler was named to the prestigious “President’s Circle,” by the IMA. The award recognizes mortgage officers who originate more than $20 million during the year. Koehler...

March 2, 2012

  Greater Iowa announces scholarship program in memory of Warren Morrow   March 1, 2012 (Ames, IA)— Greater Iowa Credit Union has created a new scholarship program for Latino high school students to honor the memory of a Des Moines man who dedicated his life to creating opportunities for Latinos...

February 8, 2012

Greater Iowa Credit Union presented $500 to The Octagon Center for the Arts for a sponsorship of the 44th Annual Clay, Fiber, Paper, Glass, Metal and Wood Exhibition. The exhibition opened January 27 and extends through April 7.   “The committee understands the importance of the arts in the enhancement...

February 3, 2012

  Greater Iowa Credit Union has received two awards for the design and content of its Web site.   Greater Iowa Credit Union received the WebAwards Standard of Excellence in the credit union category. and a W3 award in the banking/bill pay category. The awards were received by Global Reach,...

January 20, 2012

Scott Zahnle, executive vice president at the IH Mississippi Valley Credit Union in Moline, Illinois, has been named the new president and CEO of Greater Iowa Credit Union. Zahnle will begin his duties at Greater Iowa on February 8, 2012, according to Scott Andrews, chairman of Greater Iowa’s board of...

November 15, 2011

Greater Iowa recently presented a $1,000 check to Diane Bullock, a third-grade teacher at Meeker Elementary. Bullock will use funds to purchase two, specialized reading sets to help students of all levels learn about social studies. The sets will be shared among three third grade classrooms.   “The grant from...

November 15, 2011

Greater Iowa recently presented a $1,000 check to Darla Emery, Christy Franco and Shena Jackson, first grade teachers ant Fellows Elementary in Ames. The grant money will be used to purchase new books for all of the school’s first grade students, who are developing early reading skills. “Because of Greater...

November 10, 2011

Greater Iowa recently presented a $1,000 check to Pam Nichols, a fifth-grade teacher at Lakewood Elementary in Norwalk.   Nichols will use the money to purchase a green screen, camera and accompanying software.   “Receiving the ProjectClassroom grant from the Greater Iowa Credit Union gives us the financial backing needed...

November 10, 2011

Greater Iowa recently presented a $1,000 check to Darci Rose, a special education teacher at Morris Elementary.   Rose will use the grant money to purchase an iPad and special software to use with her students with varying degrees of special needs.   “We here at Morris Elementary would like...

November 3, 2011

Greater Iowa Credit Union is helping to jump start a new reading program campaign for the Ames School District. Linda Gibbs, business development specialist at Greater Iowa, presented Ann Arbuckle, executive director of the Ames Education Foundation with a $900 donation at a kick-off luncheon held at the Ames Golf and...

October 24, 2011

Greater Iowa Credit Union was a bronze sponsor of the East Des Moines Chamber Celebration of Progress event. The event was held on Wednesday, October 19 at Valley View Village and gathered a large crowd to honor the neighborhood group of the year, volunteer of the year and present scholarships...

October 19, 2011

Linda Gibbs, business development specialist at Greater Iowa Credit Union, and a team of marketing professionals from the credit union, received the Iowa Business Educators Association’s (IBEA) 2011 Service to Business Education Award at the statewide organization’s annual convention Friday, October 7, 2011, at the Cedar Rapids Marriott. IBEA is a...

October 3, 2011

Greater Iowa awards five, $1,000 grants to local elementary school classrooms   Oct. 3, 2011 (Ames, IA) – Greater Iowa Credit Union today announced the five recipients who were chosen to receive $1,000 ProjectClassroom grants.   ProjectClassroom is a special grant program for K-5 teachers to purchase items they may...

September 30, 2011

The 2011 Greater Iowa Credit Union educational scholarship for academic excellence among Latino students was awarded to Lucila Cabezas at the opening ceremonies of the Latino Heritage Festival on September 17 in downtown Des Moines. Lucilla is a 2011 graduate of North High School and currently attending Des Moines Area Community...

September 27, 2011

Greater Iowa presented the Center on Sustainable Communities with a donation of $500. The Center on Sustainable Communities (COSC) is a non-profit organization known for providing educational resources for sustainable living. Their comprehensive programs teach best practices that support national standards in all aspects of building energy efficient, affordable, durable,...

September 21, 2011

Greater Iowa once again participated in the Iowa National Guard Alumni Event held at the Freedom Center on Camp Dodge on Saturday, September 17. We welcomed retirees and alumni from around the state of Iowa, handed out goodies and carried on the tradition of serving ice cream.

September 9, 2011

Greater Iowa Credit Union was a sponsor of the West Des Moines Chamber September luncheon, held Thursday, September 8 at the Des Moines Golf and Country Club. The luncheon's featured speaker was Iowa Gov. Terry Branstad.      Pictured with Gov. Terry Branstad are Greater Iowa Business Development Specialists Linda Gibbs (left) and Morgan Voga.

July 5, 2011

Greater Iowa Credit Union has donated $5,000 to an organization that provides information and support services to international visitors to Iowa, including residents, visitors, immigrants and refugees. The donation was presented to Dr. Judy Conlin, executive director of the Iowa Council for International Understanding (soon to be the Iowa International...

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