Tickets, sponsorships available for Wegner awards

December 5, 2017

Credit union leaders and supporters can now purchase their sponsorships and tickets for the 30th annual National Credit Union Foundation Dinner Presenting the Herb Wegner Memorial Awards. The dinner will take place on Feb. 26, at the Marriott Marquis in conjunction with CUNA Governmental Affairs Conference (GAC) in Washington, D.C. 

Sponsorships and tickets for this fundraising gala are available online at or by mail with the deadline of Feb. 9 to purchase. There are a variety of sponsorship and ticket levels for this premier event with different benefits associated with each.  

“This year marks the milestone 30th anniversary for the Wegner Awards Dinner,” said Gigi Hyland, Foundation executive director. “We have four amazing individuals with incredible stories about their work in the credit union movement, and we hope you will join us in celebrating their achievements at what is sure to be an unforgettable evening.” 

The awards ceremony celebrates the highest national honors in the credit union movement. The 2018 honorees are:  

  • Outstanding Individual Achievement: Chuck Purvis, president/CEO, Coastal CU, Raleigh, N.C.; 
  • Outstanding Individual Achievement: Susan Mitchell, CEO, Mitchell, Stankovic & Associates; 
  • Outstanding Individual Achievement: Angel V. Castro, president , Castro y Asociados; and 
  • Outstanding Individual Achievement: Bill Hampel, retired chief policy officer and economist, CUNA.