The Ascentra Credit Union Foundation donated $3,000 to The Center in Davenport, Iowa. This grant will assist adult refugees and immigrants who want to become citizens, and help young people who wish to obtain their high school diploma through Scott Community College.   Ascentra Applications and Systems Administrator, Shari Cole, is very passionate and actively… Read More


Our management team rallied together for day of caring by packing meals for Kids Against Hunger, an organization that works to eradicate world hunger.   These meals are highly nutritious vitamin-fortified soy-rice casseroles, and are distributed to starving children and their families in 70 countries. Ascentra Chief Financial Officer, Linda Andry, coordinated the team building… Read More


Congratulations to all the Moline-Coal Valley School District first graders who completed the Grrreat Tiger Tales Reading Challenge this year!  This is the 9th year for the reading program, challenging all of the Moline-Coal Valley first graders to read 10 books in one month. This year, 420 first graders met the challenge and were invited… Read More


The Ascentra Credit Union Foundation provided a grant of $11,745 for the purchase of 75 Chromebooks that were used during Spring Forward’s Summer Enrichment Camps for children entering kindergarten through 7th grade at Frances Willard, Rock Island Academy, Earl Hansen, Longfellow, Center for Math and Science, and Thomas Jefferson Elementary Schools in Rock Island.  … Read More


Paying for college or trade school usually means taking on large amounts of student loan debt.  To help, the Ascentra Credit Union Scholarship Competition is providing opportunities for members to offset the ever-increasing cost of higher education. Paying for college or trade school usually means taking on large amounts of student loan debt.   To… Read More


The Ascentra Scholarship Program is helping ten more future leaders get closer in pursuit of their academic goals to help pay for their college costs.  A total of $10,000 in scholarships is given each year to ten winners, each receiving $1,000.  Five scholarships are awarded to five traditional high school students planning to enter college. … Read More


Parker Hopkins Casual for a Cause #ParkerStrong Little Parker Hopkins was diagnosed with Acute Myeloid Leukemia on Aug. 13, 2016.  The Ascentra Family came together for a special Casual for a Cause Day where staff members donated $5 to dress casual, raising a total of $515 for Little Parker.   Supporters from the Muscatine community… Read More


Congratulations to all the Pleasant Valley first graders who completed the Booker Bear Reading Challenge on Saturday, March 4! Over 280 of our little readers read 10 books in one month and as a reward, were given certificates of achievement, their very own plush Booker Bear, and were treated to a pizza party at the Bettendorf Library for their reading efforts!… Read More


Congratulations to all the Bettendorf first graders who completed the Booker Bear Reading Challenge this year! Over 289 Bettendorf first graders met the challenge by reading ten books in one month– awesome job first graders! Students along with their families were treated to a pizza party at the Bettendorf Public Library on Saturday, Feb. 25 where each student was awarded with a… Read More