Tickets, sponsorships available for nat'l foundation’s Wegner dinner

November 3, 2015

MADISON, Wis. (11/3/15)--The National Credit Union Foundation announced that sponsorships and tickets for the Herb Wegner Memorial Awards dinner are available for purchase.

The foundation’s 28th annual dinner will be Feb. 22 at the Marriott Marquis in conjunction with the CUNA Governmental Affairs Conference in Washington, D.C.

Wegner DinnerThe deadline to purchase tickets and sponsorships is Feb. 1.

“Over seven months later, people are still talking about this past Wegner dinner and how much it raised the bar for coming years,” said Gigi Hyland, foundation executive director. “We are certainly up to the challenge and expect an amazing experience at the 2016 dinner.”

Outstanding Individual Achievement Awards will go to:

  • Daniel Egan, retired president/CEO, Massachusetts Credit Union League, New Hampshire Credit Union League and the Credit Union Association of Rhode Island (now known as the Cooperative Credit Union Association);
  • C. Alan Peppers, former president/CEO, Westerra CU, Denver; and
  • William J. Bynum, CEO, Hope FCU, Jackson, Miss.

The CU 4 Reality financial literacy program from America’s Credit Union Museum will receive the Outstanding Program Award.