News and Events

  • Merger Updates From Our CEO: May 6, 2022

    May 6, 2022

    Greetings to Embark Members:The Horizon Merger membership vote concluded Thursday evening at the Special Membership Meeting.The Embark Board of Directors and I are pleased to announce the proposed merger with Horizon Credit Union was approved by the Embark membership.  At the conclusion, 69% of the vote was in favor.  We are grateful that members recognized the benefits they will see with the transition to Horizon.With the positive vote, we are excited to officially join our two organizations together…
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  • Merger Updates From Our CEO: April 29, 2022

    April 29, 2022

    Greetings to Embark Members: We are entering the final week of member voting for the proposed merger with Horizon Credit Union. The Embark Board of Directors and I believe our current and future members will benefit from a successful merger. Many members have taken the time to learn more about the expansion of products and services including business services, the additional technology products and focus, the branching network across the upper northwest, and much more. We have also visited with…
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  • Merger Updates From Our CEO: April 13, 2022

    April 13, 2022

      Dear Embark Members:It has been a pleasure visiting with all of you that have had questions regarding the proposed merger over the last few weeks.  Following are a few of the topics that have come up during the conversations.  Common QuestionsOne inquiry that has come up numerous times is “How can I find more information about Horizon Credit Union.” We have added a link on our website, Embark Credit Union, under the “Planned Merger” tab that connects directly to Horizon’s website.We have also…
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  • Merger Updates From Our CEO, Deb Evans: March 11, 2022

    March 11, 2022

    Dear Embark Members:You will be receiving information next week regarding Embark’s proposed merger with Horizon Credit Union.   The merger information and ballot will arrive either via postal mail or email if you have provided us with your email address.The planned merger was publicly announced last fall by both credit unions.  In the intervening months, Embark and Horizon have sought and obtained federal and state regulatory approvals to move forward with the proposed merger.The next step in the…
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  • Kick Up Some Snow

    December 31, 2021

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  • Pending Merger: Embark Credit Union and Horizon Credit Union

    November 17, 2021

    The Board of Directors of Embark Credit Union have announced plans to partner with Horizon Credit Union with the intent to merge. Embark and Horizon want to better serve you and future generations by combining our strengths and resources. Our expanded organization will have combined assets of more than $1.8 billion with 31 branch locations across Idaho, Oregon, Montana, and Washington. Unlike a bank buyout, a credit union merger is a collaboration between two credit unions seeking to combine financial…
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  • A Message From Our CEO

    November 17, 2021

    Dear Valued Embark Member: Over the past few years, the Embark Board of Directors has examined several strategies to ensure the growth and success of Embark Credit Union. The need to expand the ways in which we can support our members and community as well as offer growth opportunities to our staff led our focus to finding a strong merger partner. Today we are excited to announce a planned merger between Embark Credit Union and Horizon Credit Union. This merger is good news for you! Embark and…
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  • Member Frequently Asked Questions

    November 17, 2021

    This page will be updated periodically as information becomes available.Updated 4/5/2022.How do I vote? Online or by paper ballot.  There are laptops in both lobbies as well.  Voting is open from March 16 to May 5. Where can I get my member number? Your membership card has your number, or you can call us, and we will provide it.  Be prepared to answer questions to allow us to verify your identity.I have already voted. Can I change my mind and vote again by May 5? Yes, we will have extra paper…
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  • Embark Member Update - November 10, 2021

    November 10, 2021

    A Member Update from the CEO, Deb Evans- November 10, 2021The holiday season is just around the corner!  I wish you all a happy, healthy, and safe season as you celebrate with friends and family.Today, I want to acknowledge the service issues you have seen and reported with our printed monthly statements. The difficulties have been sporadic but worsening in recent months. Please accept my apology. We have escalated our dissatisfaction to top management of the statement provider as well as our expectations…
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