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Maxwell, Herring winners announced by MCUA

October 29, 2014

ST. LOUIS (10/30/14)--The Missouri Credit Union Association has announced the recipients of the 2014 CUNA awards for social responsibility, philosophy in action and financial education.

Winners were announced on Oct. 23 at the league's 2014 convention and exposition.

The honors include the Dora Maxwell Social Responsibility Award, which recognizes credit unions that improve the lives of their members through community outreach programs; the Louise Herring Award for Philosophy in Action, which recognizes credit unions that improve members' lives through non-personal finance education programs; and the Desjardins Financial Education Award, which recognizes efforts by credit unions that teach personal finance concepts and skills to members and nonmembers.

First-place winners of the Dora Maxwell Social Responsibility Award were:

  • $20 million to $50 million: Joplin (Mo.) Metro CU, with $26 million in assets;
  • $50 million to $100 million: Raytown (Mo.) Lee's Summit Community CU, with $60 million in assets; 
  • $100 million to $200 million: Assemblies of God CU, Springfield, with $141 million in assets;
  • $200 million to $500 million: Mid Missouri CU, Fort Leonard Wood, with $212 million in assets;
  • More than $1 billion: CommunityAmerica CU, Lenexa, with $1.9 billion in assets; and
  • Chapter: Kansas City Chapter of Credit Unions.

First-place winners of the Louise Herring Award for Philosophy in Action were:

  • $50 million to $250 million: United CU, Mexico, with $143 million in assets;
  • $250 million to $1 billion: Mazuma CU, Kansas City, with $488 million in assets; and
  • More than $1 billion: CommunityAmerica CU.

First-place winners of the Desjardins Financial Education Award were:

  • $50 million to $150 million (Youth): Raytown Lee's Summit Community CU;
  • $50 million to $150 million (Adult): Electro Savings CU, St. Louis, with $152 million in assets; 
  • $150 million to $500 million (Youth): Mazuma CU;
  • $150 million to $500 million (Adult): St. Louis Community CU, with $245 million in assets;  
  • More than $500 million (Youth): CommunityAmerica CU; and
  • More than $500 million (Adult): CommunityAmerica.