MADISON, Wis. (8/28/14)--Three state credit union leagues recently announced their winners of credit union philosophy and financial education awards.
The Dora Maxwell Social Responsibility Community Service Award is given to a credit union or credit union group for external activities supporting social responsibility projects within the community.
The Louise Herring Philosophy in Action Member Service Award goes to a credit union for its practical application of credit union philosophy to internal programs and services that benefit membership.
The Desjardins Youth and Adult Financial Education Awards honor credit union efforts for personal finance education of members and nonmembers.
The deadline for states to submit winners to the Credit Union National Association for national consideration is Friday.
During its recent annual convention, the Louisiana Credit Union League presented its awards to the following credit unions.
Desjardin youth financial literacy awards went to:
Desjardin adult financial literacy awards were bestowed on:
Ouachita Valley FCU, West Monroe, with $176 million in assets, received the Louise Herring award. The Dora Maxwell award went to Lafayette Schools FCU, in the less than $200 million-asset category, and Neighbors FCU, in the more than $200 million-asset category.
The Minnesota Credit Union Network released its list of winners from 27 credit unions that submitted entries this year.
Winners of the Dora Maxwell award, by asset size, are:
Minnesota's Louise Herring award winners, by asset size, are:
Winners of the Desjardins youth financial education award, by asset size, are:
Desjardins adult education awards went to $153 million-asset Great River FCU, St. Cloud, in the $150 million to $500 million-asset category; and $950 million-asset Hiway FCU, St. Paul, in the more than $500 million-asset category.
Top achievers from the League of Southeastern Credit Unions (LSCU) also were announced this week.
LSCU's Dora Maxwell award winners, by asset size, are:
The Louise Herring award went to $1.2 billion-asset Pen Air FCU, Pensacola, in the more than $1 billion-asset category.
Desjardins youth financial education awards went to $43 million-asset Tallahassee-Leon FCU, Tallahassee, Fla., in the less than $50 million-asset category; $407 million-asset Legacy Community FCU, Birmingham, Ala., in the $150 million to $500 million-asset category; and $5.7 billion-asset Suncoast CU, Tampa, Fla., in the more than $500 million-asset category.
In the more than $500 million-asset category, the Desjardins adult education award went to Army Aviation Center FCU, Daleville, Ala., with $1.1 billion in assets.