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…]

TNT: Hundreds of trees removed from Oakbrook golf course to improve turf health

Oakbrook Golf Course fir tree removal

Oakbrook Golf Course fir tree removal

“Massive fir branches strewn across sections of the Oakbrook Golf and Country Club last week made it look like a hurricane ripped through the course that’s nestled in Lakewood’s Oakbrook community. An act of nature didn’t take down the more than 400 giant trees from the 124-acre public course. Course owner RMG Club did.” Read the rest of Brynn Grimley’s story at The News Tribune website.

Haggen responds

“Yes… we did not have the right location on our advertising, and it has been corrected,” said Kris J., Customer Care Representative for Haggen, Inc. in response to a recent advertisement naming Steilacoom as their store location. “I am not sure if next weeks ad will have the right location for they are turned in weeks in advance. We are sorry for the confusion, and it has been corrected.”

$1 million available to help local neighborhoods

Neighbors across the country will soon have a chance to help change their communities for the better through State Farm Neighborhood Assist®. This philanthropic program awards 40 causes a $25,000 grant. Anyone in the United States can submit a cause beginning March 9 through March 29. Ultimately, voters will decide which projects win big. [Read more…]