WESTBROOK, Maine (5/29/08)--Nine Maine credit unions have been presented state-level 2008 Dora Maxwell Awards for Social Responsibility and the Louise Herring Philosophy In Action Awards by the Maine Credit Union League. First and second place winners of the Dora Maxwell Award in their asset size categories are:
* $20 million-50 million assets: First place, Community CU, Lewiston, and second place, Great Falls FCU, Lewiston; * $50 million-100 million: First place, Central Maine FCU, Lewiston; * $100 million-$200 million: First place, Five County CU, Bath, and second place, University CU, Orono; and * $200 million-$500 million: First place, Atlantic Regional FCU, Brunswick.
Louise Herring award winners are:
* Less than $50 million in assets: First place, New Dimensions FCU, Waterville, and second place, Community CU; * $50 million-$250 million: First place, Maine Highlands FCU, Dexter, and second place, Central Maine FCU.
The Maxwell and Herring awards are a national awards program coordinated by the Credit Union National Association. Winners will compete for national awards in the fall. A Maine credit union has received a first or second place award in the national competition in seven out of the past nine years.