NEW YORK — The Institute For American Values, a nonprofit think tank which has been a key organizer of a new commission on thrift has recognized a community development credit union leader for her efforts to promote thrift.

The Institute honored Mrs. Rita L. Haynes, former chair of the National Federation of Community Development Credit Unions and CEO of the Faith Community United Credit Union (Cleveland, OH) with its New Thrift award at a recent thrift conference.

In accepting the award, Mrs. Haynes remarked, "If all us work together and attack the enemy, which is greed, we can together do all things." Federation Board member and Mississippi State Senator Robert L. Jackson was a panelist at the conference, as well.

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