ST. LOUIS (9/29/11)--The Missouri Credit Union Association (MCUA) honored state-level winners of the Dora Maxwell Social Responsibility Award, Louise Herring Award for Philosophy in Action, and the Desjardins Financial Education Award at its 2011 Annual Convention and Exposition. The convention, held Sept. 20-22 in Branson, Mo., was co-sponsored this year with the Credit Union Association of Oklahoma and brought record numbers of participants, said MCUA (The Missouri difference
Sept. 27). First place Dora Maxwell winners were:
* Joplin (Mo.) Metro CU, $20 million-$50 million asset category; * Central Missouri Community CU, Warrensburg, $50 million-$100 million assets; * Gateway Metro FCU, St. Louis, $100 million-$200 million assets; * Mazuma CU, Kansas City, $200 million-$500 million assets; * Vantage CU, Bridgeton, $500 million-$1 billion assets; and * First Community CU, Chesterfield, more than $1 billion assets.
First place Louise Herring Award winners were:
* St. Louis (Mo.) Community CU, $50 million-$250 million assets; * Mazuma CU, $250 million assets-$1 billion assets; and * First Community CU, more than $1 billion assets.
First place Desjardins Financial Education Award winners were:
* Raytown Lee's Summit Community CU, Raytown, youth financial education award, $50 million-$150 million assets; * Electro Savings CU, St. Louis, adult financial education award, $50 million-$150 million assets; * Gateway Metro FCU, youth, $150 million-$500 million; * St. Louis Community CU, adult, $150 million-$500 million; * Vantage CU, youth, more than $500 million; and * Community/America CU, Kansas City, adult, more than $500 million.
State level winners will move to the national competitions, sponsored by the Credit Union National Association.