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    Greater Iowa wins ‘Best of the Best’ award for mortgage lending practices

    April 1, 2015

    Ames, Iowa – The Iowa Credit Union League (ICUL) welcomes Don Borcherding, Branch Manager at Greater Iowa Credit Union, to its 2015 Iowa Innovation Group (IIG) program. Don joins 11 other credit union leaders from across Iowa in serving as an IIG participant. Launched in 2013 with consumer finance think-and-do...

    February 13, 2015

    Elections for Greater Iowa’s Board of Directors will be held on Saturday, March 21, during the credit union’s Annual Meeting at the Gateway Hotel in Ames. Tickets are $7 each and can be purchased at any Greater Iowa branch or by contacting Shanda Gleason at 515.956.3013 or slgleason@greateriowacu.org. The meeting...

    February 2, 2015

    Mike Phillips, a business loan officer at Greater Iowa Credit Union, received the Ames Chamber Community Involvement award on January 29th at the 2015 Annual Event for the Ames Chamber of Commerce and Economic Development Commission.   The award is given to an individual who has demonstrated personal involvement and...

    January 28, 2015

      The Iowa Credit Union League (ICUF) offers the Warren A. Morrow Memorial Scholarship program, which will award $5,750 in scholarships to six Iowa students. High School Seniors The first is a scholarship for high school seniors with a projected graduation date of 2015. This high school scholarship competition will...

    January 8, 2015

    ONLINE BANKING ALERT: If you currently use your member number for your online banking Login ID, you will need to change your username by January 13. We have been working on updating our online banking system to give you an added layer of security to your account. As part of...

    November 26, 2014

    Four elementary school teachers in central Iowa each received a $1,000 grant from Greater Iowa Credit Union’s Project Classroom program. Each teacher completed an essay detailing how they would use the grant, and a credit union employee committee selected the four winners from a pool of 30 entries from members,...

    November 26, 2014

     Three Ames students were named winners of the annual ProjectMoney financial literacy fair at Greater Iowa Credit Union. This year’s fair was held at the Gerdin Business Building on the Iowa State University campus November 15th.                 First place was awarded to Joshua Benjamin, a freshman at Ames High School,...

    November 21, 2014

      For additional information on the Board, click here. Would you like to get involved with your credit union and represent the member-owners? We encourage you to submit your name for nomination and run for a seat on the Greater Iowa Credit Union Board of Directors.   The Board of...

    September 9, 2014

      Registration is now open for ProjectMoney™, Greater Iowa Credit Union’s award-winning financial literacy fair. The fair is back for its fourth year, hoping to attract high school students who are willing to compete for up to $500 cash with science fair-life projects focusing on financial issues.     This...

    August 21, 2014

      Greater Iowa Credit Union has provided $1,000 in support to Jump$tart to send one Iowa educator to the National Jump$tart conference this November in Los Angeles.   The Iowa group is affiliated with the national Jump$tart Coalition, which is a non-profit organization of individuals and organizations with the mission...

    July 16, 2014

      Greater Iowa recently made a donation to Proteus, a Midwest organization that provides immigrants, minority and low-income populations with job training, health care and other assistance. Pictured here are: Sonia Reyes-Snyder, Regional Director of Proteus; Jesus Soto, Proteus CEO; and Medellyn Pelaez, Greater Iowa Westown staff.   Greater Iowa...

    July 1, 2014

    Greater Iowa Credit Union is seeking applications for its annual ProjectClassroom program, which each year provides $1,000 grants to four K-5 schools within the credit union’s 33-county field of membership.   Last year’s program saw grants presented to East Sac County Middle School in Sac City, Iowa; North Tama Elementary...

    June 24, 2014

      Greater Iowa Credit Union announced a $1,000 gift to the 2014 Iowa Games, and presented a check to Clarence Hudson, executive director of the Iowa Sports Foundation, the organization that oversees the annual statewide competition. Pictured with Hudson, center, are from left, Scott Zahnle, president and CEO of Greater...

    April 29, 2014

    Matt Koehler, mortgage loan originator at Greater Iowa Credit Union, has received the Iowa Mortgage Association’s (IMA) 2014 President’s Club award for being the lead mortgage loan originator in Story County.   Koehler has won the Story County award for the past three years for doing the largest residential mortgage...

    April 25, 2014

     Indianola, IA- While Greater Iowa's Indianola branch has been open for business since February, the official opening celebrations commenced the second week of April. On Friday April 11, the Indianola Chamber of Commerce hosted a ribbon cutting for Greater Iowa's newest branch in Indianola. The following day, Saturday April 12, Greater...

    April 10, 2014

    With the announcement of the "Heartbleed" bug, Greater Iowa Credit Union’s staff has been working with our service partners to determine if they are at risk. Both our online banking system and Remote Deposit application are not vulnerable and members do not need to reset passwords. At this time we are...

    March 27, 2014

                                                              Pictured with Scott Zahnle, president and CEO of Greater Iowa Credit Union (second from the right) are representatives from three Indianola-based...

    March 3, 2014

    Indianola, IA-Greater Iowa Credit Union, located in the Summercrest Hills Development on the north edge of town, is now open for business. In an open letter to the Indianola community, Scott Zahnle, president and CEO of the credit union, wrote: “We’re incredibly proud of our new branch and its innovative approach...

    February 24, 2014

    Members of Greater Iowa Credit Union elected four members to serve on the volunteer board of directors at the credit union’s 82nd annual meeting on Saturday, February 8, 2014.          Max Porter of Ames, Donald Tebben of Ames, Michael Welter of Story City and Donald Wirth of Ames were elected...

    December 16, 2013

    Members of the Greater Iowa Credit Union marketing staff presented a $500 check recently to several local food pantries. The gift was from the credit union’s Corporate Giving Committee. Each year during the holiday season, the committee, staffed by credit union employees and volunteer board members, proactively presents checks to...

    October 4, 2013

    Greater Iowa Credit Union has announced the four winners of its ProjectClassroom competition which annually awards $1,000 grants to K-5 schools to support innovative academic programming.

    July 19, 2013

    The public is welcome to attend a groundbreaking event for Greater Iowa's newest branch in Indianola.

    June 28, 2013

     

    Mike Phillips has joined the Greater Iowa Credit Union staff as a new business loan officer responsible for identifying and nurturing lending relationships with area businesses.
    June 20, 2013

    Greater Iowa's annual ProjectClassroom grant program is taking application until September 1, 2013.

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