A credit union leader who arrived in the U.S. as a 14 year old political refugee has been recognized with the 2011 Herb Wegner Memorial Award for Lifetime Achievement.
North Carolina credit unions involved in several fundraising events to aid a national support the troops charity were reaping heartfelt praise as outstanding community leaders after collecting a chart-topping $161,000.
Taking part in a moving ceremony Tuesday night, North Carolina credit unions, were celebrating one major triumph: beating a fundraising goal and collecting $161,000 for a support the troops charity.
In the latest industry show of support for Iraq-Afghanistan veterans, an estimated 450 Missouri credit union managers, volunteers and employees turned out recently for a build-a-home project on behalf of a badly injured U.S. soldier.
GFA Federal Credit Union Gardner, Mass., received the first place Dora Maxwell Social Responsibility Recognition Award and the second place Louise Herring Award for Philosophy in Action from the Massachusetts Credit Union League
What a difference a year makes.