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Cornerstone League Announces State CUNA Award Winners
FARMERS BRANCH, Texas (8/22/13)--The Cornerstone Credit Union League recognized 12 credit unions for outstanding commitments to their communities, their institutional well-being and their interest in cultivating youth and adult financial literacy. 

Twelve credit union placed first in the Dora Maxwell Social Responsibility Community Service Award, Louise Herring Philosophy in Action Member Service Award and the Desjardins Youth and Adult Financial Education Award programs (Leaguer Aug. 21).

First-place winners in the Desjardins Youth Financial Education Award category included:
  • Education CU, Amarillo, Texas, $150 million to $500 million in assets;
  • Security Service FCU, San Antonio, more than $500 million in assets; and
  • Tinker FCU, Oklahoma City, Okla., more than $500 million in assets.

First-place winners in the Desjardins Adult Financial Education Award category included:
  • FivePoint FCU, Nederland, Texas, $150 million to $500 million in assets; and
  • Tinker FCU, more than $500 million in assets.

First-place winners in the Dora Maxwell Award category included:
  • Tinker FCU, $1 billion-plus in assets;
  • DATCU, Denton, Texas, $500 million to $1 billion in assets;
  • Abilene (Texas) Teachers FCU, $200 million to $500 million in assets;
  • First Family FCU, Henryetta, Okla, $20 million to $50 million in assets; and
  • Western Sun FCU, Broken Arrow, Okla., $100 to $200 million in assets.

First-place winners in the Louise Herring Award category included:
  • Family First FCU, less than $50 million in assets; and
  • Tinker FCU, $1 billion-plus in assets.
Each first-place winner's entry progresses to the Credit Union National Association's national award competition. The winners are honored at the 2014 CUNA Government Affairs Conference in Washington, D.C.
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