CUNA’s National Awards Committee recently selected the recipients of the 2016 Dora Maxwell Social Responsibility Community Service Award, the Louise Herring Philosophy-in-Action Member Service Award, and the Desjardins Awards for Financial Education.
The awards, which are given in several credit union asset sizes, were selected among the winning entries at the league level.
“On behalf of the CUNA Awards Committee, I would like to congratulate all of the 2016 CUNA Award winners,” said Winona Nava, CUNA Awards Committee chair and president/CEO of Guadalupe CU, Santa Fe, N.M. “We had an impressive number of submissions this year and the quality of the program submissions once again impressed the committee with the ideas and projects credit unions have put in place in their communities. Please join the committee in congratulating this year’s winners and remember: It’s never too early to start thinking about submitting your own entry for 2017.”
The Dora Maxwell Social Responsibility Community Service Award honors credit unions that initiate programs and activities benefitting the community or specific charities. First-place winners for the Dora Maxwell Award include:
The Louise Herring Philosophy-in-Action Award recognizes credit unions that demonstrate and practice the credit union movement’s “people helping people” philosophy both internally and in their communities. First-place winners are:
The Desjardins Youth Financial Education Award recognizes credit unions that demonstrate leadership in providing financial education to their members and communities. First-place winners for the Desjardins Youth Financial Education Award include:
First-place winners for the Desjardins Adult Financial Education Award include:
The Maine Credit Union League also received a first place award for its efforts to improve financial literacy for both youth and adults.