ORLANDO, Fla. (6/29/09)--Winners of the 2009 statewide competition in the Dora Maxwell Award for Social Responsibility and the Louise Herring Award for Philosophy in Action were recognized at the 75th Annual Florida Credit Union League Convention & Exposition held June 17-20 in Orlando. Each credit union recognized as a first place, second place, or honorable mention winner was awarded a plaque at the convention’s general session June 19. The Dora Maxwell Social Responsibility Award is given to credit unions for their social responsibility projects within the community. First-place winners were:
* PBC CU, West Palm Beach, in the $50 million to $100 million asset category; * Insight Financial CU, Orlando, $200 million to $500 million; and * Pen Air FCU, Pensacola, $500 million or more.
The Louise Herring Award for Philosophy in Action is given to a credit union for its practical application of credit union philosophy within the actual operation of the credit union. First-place winners were:
* Gold Coast FCU, West Palm Beach, in the $50 million to 250 million in asset category; and * CFE FCU, Tampa, $250 million or more.