ST. PAUL, Minn. (8/23/10)--The Minnesota Credit Union Network (MnCUN) has announced its statewide winners of the 2010 Dora Maxwell, Louise Herring and Desjardins competitions. All three awards are sponsored by MnCUN and the Credit Union National Association. Winners of the Dora Maxwell Social Responsibility Award are:
* Star Choice CU, Bloomington, $20 million to $50 million assets category; * Greater Minnesota CU, Mora, $100 million to $200 million; * TopLine FCU, Maple Grove, $200 million to $500 million; and * Central Minnesota FCU, Melrose, more than $500 million.
Winners of the Louise Herring Award for Philosophy in Action are:
* Star Choice CU, less than $50 million in assets; and * Affinity Plus FCU, St. Paul, more than $250 million.
The Desjardins Youth Financial Education Award was won by Greater Minnesota FCU, in the $150 million to $500 million asset category. “This year, credit unions around the state were dedicated to helping Minnesotans persevere through the economic recovery,” said Mark D. Cummins, MnCUN president/CEO. “The 2010 award winners demonstrated extraordinary dedication to helping their members and communities move forward toward a brighter future.”