ACU hires new VP of lending

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DuPont – America’s Credit Union has hired Robert Goebel as its new Vice President of Lending. Robert has more than 25 years of experience in financial services. He started his professional career as an internal auditor for Great Western Bank. He moved on to Ocwen Financial Corporation, the largest non-bank mortgage loan servicer in the United States. Robert then joined Southeast Toyota Finance, where he served in various positions including Internal Audit Manager, Collections Manager, National Credit Manager, Dealer Credit Manager and National Remarketing Manager. [Read more…]

Matt Helder to run for DuPont City Council

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DUPONT – Former JBLM Soldier Matt Helder today announced that he will run for an open seat on DuPont’s City Council. The seat is currently held by Kathy Trotter.

Helder is a former U.S. Army Captain who served with the 2nd Stryker Brigade at JBLM. He deployed to Afghanistan from 2012 to 2013 where he earned both the Bronze Star and Combat Action Badge. [Read more…]

‘Friend Sunday’ at First Baptist Church of Lakewood, Mar. 22

First Baptist Church of Lakewood invites everyone in the community to attend Friend Sunday service on March 22, 2015. This special service is dedicated to welcoming friends, celebrating friendships, and discovering what it means to be a true friend. Pastor Walt Kellcy will be discussing various kinds of friendships that can help carry people through life’s trials, help them celebrate life’s joys, and make life’s journey more meaningful. [Read more…]

Better Business Bureau announces winner of $10k scholarship

DuPont — Better Business Bureau serving Alaska, Oregon and Western Washington is pleased to announce Spencer Mitton of South Anchorage High School as the winner of the 2015 Students of Integrity Scholarship. High school seniors from across the Northwest applied for the $10,000 scholarship by creating a 90-second video that demonstrates how BBB helps people become smart consumers. [Read more…]