LSCU names 2017 CUNA awards recipients

Congratulations to the LSCU recipients of the 2017 CUNA awards. These awards highlight credit unions that exhibit the credit union spirit through internal and external facing programs. The award categories include the Dora Maxwell Social Responsibility Community Service Award, the Louise Herring Philosophy-in-Action Award and the youth and adult categories for the Desjardins Financial Education Awards. Credit unions compete with those in the same asset sized category and are judged by professionals from outside the LSCU who have knowledge of the credit union movement and cooperative history.

2017 LSCU winners are:
Dora Maxwell Social Responsibility Community Service Award:

  • Army Aviation Center Federal Credit Union – Cystic Fibrosis Fundraising (More than $1 billion in assets)
  • First Commerce Credit Union ¬†– A Decade of Support: Holiday Happiness Celebrations & More for the Florida Baptist Children’s Home ($250 million – $1 billion in assets)
  • New Horizons Credit Union – Horizons Helping Hands ($50 – 250 million in assets)
  • Tallahassee-Leon Federal Credit Union – ¬†Hometown Heroes – Hug a Lineman (Less than $50 million in assets)
Louise Herring Philosophy-in-Action Member Service Award:
  • Army Aviation Center Federal Credit Union – Pay It Forward (More than $1 billion in assets)
  • First Commerce Credit Union – Level 5 Leadership Development ($250 million – $1 billion in assets)
  • Tallahassee-Leon Federal Credit Union – Hometown Hero Hurricane Relief Loan (Less than $50 million in assets);
Desjardins Financial Education Youth Award:

  • Tallahassee-Leon Federal Credit Union – Collaborative Financial Education at Home and Overseas! (Less than $50 million in assets)
  • Army Aviation Center Federal Credit Union – Bee the Boss Entrepreneur Program (More than $1 billion in assets)
Desjardins Financial Education Adult Award:

  • Legacy Community Federal Credit Union – Legacy Insight: LIFE Lessons ($250 million – $1 billion in assets)