NAPERVILLE, Ill. (5/1/12)--The Illinois Credit Union League's (ICUL) 82nd Annual Convention provided a forum for recognizing several credit unions and individuals.
They included:Desjardins Financial Education Awards
. Scott CU, Collinsville, in both the youth and new adult categories, for credit unions with more than $500 million in assets.Dora Maxwell Social Responsibility Community Service Awards
. First-place winners were:
- Streator (Ill.) Onized CU, $100 million to $200 million in assets. The credit union also placed second in the national competition.
- GCS FCU, Granite City, $200 million to $500 million;
Illinois Hall of Fame Inductee.
- Scott CU, Collinsville, more than $500 million.
Jack Teausant, CEO of Financial Plus CU, Ottawa.Illinois Credit Union Foundation Commemorative Awards.
Donald Edwards, ICUL senior vice president, federal governmental affairs, was honored with a tribute award. Also, a repeat memorial scholarship in memory of George G. Burnett was recognized. The award was made possible with a gift from 1st Mid America CU, Bethalto.Louise Herring Philosophy in Action Award.
Only credit unions in the more than $250 million to $1 billion assets category competed this year. The first-place winner was Scott CU, Collinsville.
Also acknowledged were the many individuals, credit unions and chapters who contributed more than $364,000 to the Credit Union Political Action Council and who assisted the Illinois Credit Union Foundation in providing nearly $129,000 in grants and scholarships in 2011.
With a sports theme of "Get in the Game!" the ICUL Annual Convention saw more than 650 executives representing 120 credit unions attending.