Maxwell, Herring Winners Honor Duty to Serve
CUs demonstrate dedication to social responsibility, CU philosophy.
Winners of the Dora Maxwell Social Responsibility Community Service Award and The Louise Herring Philosophy-in-Action Member Service Award demonstrate a dedication to social responsibility—working to better their communities and improve the financial health of their members.
The Maxwell Award is presented to credit unions and a credit union chapter for outstanding social responsibility projects in their communities. Activities include: solving core community problems, coordinating supply drives for the needy, raising money or organizing special events for charitable organizations, and mentoring students.
This year’s first place winners include:
- Virginia United Methodist CU, Glen Allen, Va.;
- Casco FCU, Gorham, Maine;
- Natco CU, Richmond, Ind.;
- Lake State CU, Moose Lake, Minn.;
- CU of New Jersey, Ewing, N.J.;
- FAA CU, Oklahoma City;
- MECU of Baltimore; and
- Utica-Rome (N.Y.) CU Chapter.
The Herring Award is given to a credit union demonstrating the internal application of credit union philosophy to help better financial matters and increase financial education for its members. Examples include: exceptional member service, financial counseling for members experiencing difficulties, and educating members on the credit union difference.
This year’s first-place winners include:
- City Co FCU, Pittsburgh;
- Carolina Postal CU, Charlotte, N.C.;
- Michigan FCU, Lathrup Village, Mich.; and
- Hanscom (Mass.) FCU, Hanscom Air Force Base.
The winners will be honored at a GAC reception. All winning entries are on display during the GAC in the Welcome Center.