2020 Maxwell, Hering, Desjardins National Award winners announced | 2020-11-18

CUNA’s National Awards Committee announced the recipients of the Dora Maxwell Social Responsibility Community Service Award, Louise Herring Philosophy-in-Action Member Service Award, and Desjardins Awards for Financial Education for 2020. The awards, which are given in different asset sizes of the credit unions, were selected from among the winners at the league level.

“Congratulations to the 2020 CUNA Award winners who are recognized for their commitment to their communities, especially at a time when they are most needed,” said CUNA President / CEO Jim Nussle. “We celebrate their commitment to social responsibility, the credit union philosophy, and financial literacy.”

the Dora Maxwell Prize presents credit unions for outstanding social responsibility projects in their communities. The winners of the Dora Maxwell Award include:

  • East River FCU (Madison, SD)
  • Tarrant County Credit Union, Fort Worth, Texas
  • First Commerce Credit Union (Tallahassee, Florida)
  • Metro Credit Union (Boston, Massachusetts)
  • Mid-Michigan Chapter of Credit Unions (Mich.)

the Louise Herring Prize is awarded to a credit union that demonstrates the internal application of the credit union philosophy to improve better financial affairs and improve the financial literacy of its members. The winners of the first place in the Louise Herring Award include:

  • A Detroit Credit Union (Detroit, Michigan)
  • Guadalupe Credit Union (Santa Fe, NM)
  • True Sky Credit Union (Oklahoma City, Oklahoma)
  • MSU Federal Credit Union (East Lansing, Michigan)

the Desjardins Awards honor credit unions, chapters and leagues for their commitment to the financial education of young people and adults. Desjardins Awards first place winners include:

Desjardin’s youth

  • Financial Health Federal Credit Union (Indianapolis, Ind.)
  • Guadalupe Credit Union (Santa Fe, NM)
  • CP Financial Credit Union f / k / a CP Federal Credit Union (Jackson, Miss.)
  • San Mateo Credit Union (Redwood City, California)

Desjardins League

  • Maine Credit Union League

Desjardin’s adults

  • Nova Credit Union (Charlotte, NC)
  • Education Credit Union (Amarillo, Texas)
  • Virginia Credit Union (Fredericksburg, Virginia)

More details on the winning projects will be available in the coming months as CUNA recognizes the credit unions.

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