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


What a big day for the future of Ascentra Credit Union! On Thursday, May 31st we celebrated the official groundbreaking of our new home office in Downtown Bettendorf.  The heat didn’t stop nearly 200 people from attending our ceremony where each guest took home with them a mini bottle of Prosecco and bottle opener in… Read More


The number of excavators and cranes in downtown Bettendorf, Iowa will soon grow as Ascentra Credit Union breaks ground on a new home office and financial center on Thursday, May 31 at 4:00 p.m. on the corner of Grant Street and 19th Street.  The membership at Ascentra is also growing and the not-for-profit is looking… Read More


In celebration of the remodel of the Ascentra Credit Union branch at 1710 W. 3rd St. in Davenport, a ribbon cutting ceremony was held on Wednesday, May 9 at 4 p.m. Since November 2017, enhancements were made that feature additional office space for member privacy, a larger and more open floor plan, a restroom on… 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


The Iowa Legislature adjourned over the weekend, and thanks to you, there was no tax increase to Iowa credit unions and their hard-working members. We communicated frequently about the need to contact your legislators the past few months, and your voice was heard. Thank you!   Click here to read the official post-session press release… 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