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CU leaders knighted by Queen Elizabeth II
MADISON, Wis. (1/13/10)--British monarch Queen Elizabeth II has named two credit union leaders from Ireland and Barbados to her 2010 New Year’s Honors List, said the World Council of Credit Unions (WOCCU). Uel Adair, past president of the Irish League of Credit Unions (ILCU) was named to the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire. Lawrence Vernon Harcourt Lewis, a pioneer of the Barbados credit union movement, was named Knight Commander of St. Michael and St. George. Adair concluded his 10-year term on ILCU's board of directors in 2009, after serving the last two years as president. Under Adair's leadership, Irish credit unions increased services to members. Adair also helped Northern Ireland's credit unions fall in line with credit unions in Great Britain and the Republic of Ireland. Adair currently serves as a director for Waterside CU in Derry, Northern Ireland. Harcourt Lewis, a former government cabinet minister and public official, was knighted for his contributions to Barbados’ financial services industry. He was a founding member of the Bethel Circuit Cooperative CU Ltd. and instrumental in the formation of Public Workers Cooperative CU Ltd., now the Caribbean island nation's largest credit union. As president of the Barbados Cooperative Credit Union League, Harcourt Lewis supported the Caribbean Confederation of Credit Unions, a WOCCU member organization. Queen Elizabeth announced both honorees in her Dec. 30 New Year's proclamation.
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