INDIANAPOLIS (9/28/09)--The Indiana Credit Union League honored credit unions for achievements in community service, credit union philosophy in action, and excellence in youth financial literacy with awards named after credit union pioneers in each area. First place Dora Maxwell Awards for social responsibility and community service, by asset category, went to:
* Great Horizons FCU, Hammond, less than $5 million assets; * Evansville (Ind.) FCU, $20 million-$50 million in assets; * First Trust CU, Michigan City, $50 million-$100 million; * Industrial FCU, Lafayette, $100 million to $200 million; * Finance Center FCU, Indianapolis, $200 million to $500 million; and * Centra CU, Columbus, more than $500 million.
Winners of first place Louise Herring Awards for philosophy in action were:
* Partners 1st FCU, Fort Wayne, $50 million to $250 million assets category; and * Centra CU, more than $250 million assets.
First place winner of the Alphonse Desjardins Award recognizing excellence in youth financial literacy efforts was Finance Center FCU, Indianapolis. The state-level winners will proceed on to the national awards competition coordinated by the Credit Union National Association.