HARRISBURG, Penn. (3/13/13)--The Pennsylvania Credit Union Association has announced the winners of some of its highest honors, which include the Desjardin Youth Financial Education Award, the Louise Herring Philosophy in Action Member Service Award, and the Dora Maxwell Social Responsibility Community Service Award.
The awards are named after some of the most prominent names in credit union history. Desjardin, of course, was the co-founder of the Caisses Populaires Desjardins in Canada, a forerunner to North American credit unions. The award honors a core value of credit unions: To assist their members with a better understanding of their finances so that they can make the best decisions possible with their hard-earned money.
The PCUA winners of the first place Desjardins Youth Financial Education Award in their asset categories are:
The winners of the Louise Herring Philosophy in Action Member Service Award are:
The first place winners of the Dora Maxwell Social Responsibility Community Service Award are:
The Dora Maxwell Award is part of a national recognition program to honor credit unions for their outstanding efforts in community projects and activities. The Louise Herring Award for Philosophy in Action was established in 1990 to commend credit unions that make exceptional efforts to include credit union philosophy in their daily operations and member service.
The PCUA said the awards will be presented on Friday, May 17, at its Annual Convention in Hershey.