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Indiana Cooperative Development Center announces awards
INDIANAPOLIS (11/7/12)--The Indiana Cooperative Development Center will honor annual award winners at its Co-op Summit on Friday.

Bruce Ingraham, who recently retired as president of Beacon CU, Wabash, Ind.,  has been selected as Indiana's Cooperative Hero of the Year. He will be inducted into the group's Cooperative Hall of Fame.

The Cooperative Hall of Fame recognizes cooperators who have made an impact through their leadership or in their community service.

Ingraham worked for the credit union since 1980, when it was called Wabash County Farm Bureau CU, and had $38 million in assets. Today, Beacon CU's assets total $961 million and it serves more than 46,000 members.

Indiana's rural electric cooperatives' international project - Hoosiers Power the World – has been selected as the recipient of the 2012 Cooperator Community Service Award.

Hoosiers Power the World is an initiative supported by Indiana's rural electric cooperatives, in partnership with the National Rural Electric Cooperative Association International Foundation, to bring power to remote areas of Guatemala.

In August and September, 32 volunteers traveled to the northeastern area of the country bordering Mexico to bring electricity to three isolated villages for the very first time. The projects benefitted nearly 1,000 men, women and children who had never had access to electricity, even though they could see the lights in neighboring villages.

2012 was designated by the United Nations as International Year of the Cooperative, with the theme "Cooperatives build a better world."


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