ST. LOUIS (9/21/10)--Missouri credit unions were recognized for their activities with awards by the Missouri Credit Union Association (MCUA) at its Credit Union Convention and Exposition Awards Breakfast on Sept. 16. Ten Missouri credit unions earned first-place recognition in the state Dora Maxwell Social Responsibility, Louise Herring Philosophy in Action and Desjardins Youth Financial Education Award Programs from the MCUA (The Missouri difference
Sept. 17). Missouri received 29 entries for the three award competitions. First-place winners for the Dora Maxwell award were:
* Southpointe CU, St. Louis, $20 million to $50 million in assets; * Central Missouri Community CU, Warrensburg, $50 million to $100 million; * Alliance CU, Fenton, $100 million to $200 million; * Mazuma CU, Kansas City, $200 million to $500 million; and * CommunityAmerica CU, Kansas City, more than $500 million.
Credit unions recognized as first-place winners for the Louise Herring award were:
* Neighbors CU, St. Louis, $50 million to $250 million in assets; and * First Community CU, St. Louis, more than $250 million.
Desjardins first-place winners were:
* Raytown-Lee’s Summit Community CU, Raytown, more than $50 million in assets: * St. Louis Community CU, $150 million to 500 million; and * Vantage CU, Bridgeton, more than $500 million.