BETTENDORF, IOWA (November 6, 2020)  The Ascentra Credit Union Scholarship Competition is underway for the 2020-2021 school year. A total of $10,000 in scholarships will be awarded to ten Ascentra members to help offset the costs of attending a college or university or even trade school. Scholarships are awarded as follows:

BETTENDORF, IOWA (October 16, 2020) Ascentra Credit Union has made a $15,000 pledge over the next three years to the United Way Quad Cities’ efforts to help address the inequities that affect blacks and minorities throughout our region.

BETTENDORF, IOWA (October 14, 2020) — As of October 2020, nearly 160,000 people, including 55,000 children are now facing food insecurity in eastern Iowa and western Illinois. “There are over 50,000 more people in our service area who do not have enough food because of COVID-19,” said Mike Miller, president and CEO of River Bend Foodbank.

BETTENDORF, IOWA (October 6, 2020)  Jennifer Naeve, native of Clinton, and resident of DeWitt, Iowa, is among 39 credit-union professionals and volunteers named to the Credit Union National Association’s 2020 Credit Union Rock Star list by the editorial team of Credit Union Magazine.

BETTENDORF, IOWA (October 2, 2020) Dale Owen of Ascentra Credit Union has been elected to serve on the Iowa Credit Union League (ICUL) Board of Directors for 2020-2021. By serving on the ICUL Board, Owen represents the collective interests and future of Iowa's 86 credit unions and their more than 1.3 million members. ICUL is the trade association for Iowa's not-for-profit credit-union industry.

BETTENDORF, IOWA (July 6, 2020)  Ascentra Credit Union has been named by Forbes Magazine as Iowa’s 2020 Best-In-State Credit Union.

BETTENDORF, IOWA (May 29, 2020) — The Ascentra Credit Union Foundation has announced the recipients of its 2020 Leadership Grants. This spring, the foundation awarded a total of $21,000 to 29 different organizations and charities throughout the region.

BETTENDORF, IOWA (March 2, 2020) — Nearly 2,000 girl’s lives are being changed through a new Girl Scouts community-outreach program. This program directly supports at-risk girls in the underserved areas of Moline, Rock Island, Davenport, and Muscatine by building courage, confidence, and character through a Girl Scout Leadership Experience.

BETTENDORF, IOWA (February 19, 2020) — Right now, there are more than 200 children waiting to be matched to an adult volunteer through Big Brothers Big Sisters (BBBS) of the Mississippi Valley.

AMES, IOWA (November 18, 2019) — The 26th Annual Excellence in Concrete Awards were announced on November 14, 2019, at a ceremony in Ames, Iowa. The Iowa Ready Mixed Concrete Association (IRMCA) and American Concrete Institute (ACI) Iowa Chapter hosted the awards luncheon during the Iowa Better Concrete Conference.