Congratulations to all the Moline-Coal Valley School District first graders who completed the Grrreat Tiger Tales Reading Challenge this year!  This is the 10th year for the reading program, challenging all of the Moline-Coal Valley first graders to read 10 books in one month. This year, over 400 first-graders met the challenge and were invited… Read More

  On Wednesday, Aug. 15th the weather didn’t stop us from making the most of the night at Ashford University Field for a Clinton LumberKings baseball game.  Members were invited for a fun night at the ballpark in appreciation for their loyalty to the credit union.  We had a great time seeing everyone, handing out some… Read More

The Ascentra Credit Union Foundation has announced the recipients of its 2018 Leadership Grants.  This summer, the foundation awarded a total of $20,000 to 31 different organizations and charities throughout the region. These efforts stem from the credit union’s People-Helping-People philosophy and encouragement of staff to volunteer and give back to the community.  In 2015,… Read More

Every year Ascentra generously gives staff the opportunity to participate in our very own Steppin’ Up program. This special program allots $50 to participating staff members to pay it forward and touch the lives of others by surprising people in the community with random acts of kindness.   This year, 126 of our staff gave… Read More

Our Ascentra family stepped up for a special Casual for a Cause day raising a whopping $791 for a special Ascentra family member, Maddie Wright. Maddie is the daughter of our own Mortgage Loan Officer Shawn Wright, and has been courageously battling melanoma cancer since March of last year. Recently, t-shirts were created to show… Read More

MUSCATINE, IOWA – Delbert Williams and his wife Sue were devastated after receiving unexpected news from doctors that would change their lives forever—cancer.  Delbert, or known to many as “Del”, was diagnosed with unresectable lung cancer and when the employees at Ascentra Credit Union heard the news, they wanted to help out. Del is a Muscatine,… Read More

Saturday, April 28th is Pay It Forward Day and we are celebrating with a month of giving! Inspired by the popular music video “God’s Plan” from Grammy award-winning artist Drake, throughout the past month, we have been busy surprising people in the community by buying groceries and coffee for unsuspecting shoppers, providing needed classroom supplies at a local school,… Read More

The River Bend Foodbank recently kicked off their Community Hunger Drive to raise awareness and end hunger in eastern Iowa and western Illinois.   On Presidents Day, we had our annual Ascending to Excellence training and team building day, but it wasn’t all work—together, we filled the Ascentra van full of non-perishable food items, racking… Read More

Ascentra is known for paying it forward in the region and wants to celebrate the upcoming International Pay it Forward Day on April 28 in a way that  inspires others to pay it forward themselves. Throughout the past few weeks, the Ascentra team has been busy surprising shoppers, teachers, students, and organizations from Clinton to… Read More