NAPERVILLE, Ill. (10/26/10)--The Illinois Credit Union League announced the winners of its statewide Desjardins, Dora Maxwell and Louise Herring awards. Winners of the Dejardins Youth Financial Education Award for leadership in youth financial literacy were:
* NuMark CU, Joliet, first place in the $50million to $150 million-asset category; * Argonne CU, Romeoville, first place, $150 million to $500 million; and * Great Lakes CU, North Chicago, first place, more than $500 million.
Winners of the Dora Maxwell Award for outstanding community projects and activities were:
* Cornerstone CU, Freeport, first place, $50 million to $100 million-asset category; * Streator Onized CU, Streator, first place, $100 million to $200 million; * Financial Plus CU, Ottawa, second place, $100 million to $200 million; * GCS FCU, Granite City, first place, $200 million to $500 million; * Great Lakes CU, North Chicago, first place, more than $500 million; and * Scott CU, Collinsville, second place, more than $500 million.
The Louise Herring Award for Philosophy in Action went to Scott CU, Collinsville, which received first place in the more than $500 million asset category. The award honors credit unions that make exceptional efforts to include credit union philosophy in daily operations and member service.