GREENSBORO, N.C. (6/16/10)--The North Carolina Credit Union League announced its statewide Dora Maxwell, Louise Herring and Alphonse Desjardins Award winners Monday during its 75th annual meeting. The league also honored Mark of Excellence and Credit Union Person of the Year Award winners.
The Mark of Excellence Award recognizes sustained leadership among North Carolina credit union people. Eligibility is limited to past winners of the Ronald J. Hutchins Credit Union Person of the Year Award who have at least 25 years of service in the credit union industry. This year’s winners are Bobby Hall, senior executive vice president, State Employees’ CU, Raleigh, and Curtis Ring, Summit CU, Greensboro. The Ronald J. Hutchins Credit Union Person of the Year Award is presented to a credit union professional and volunteer to recognize outstanding accomplishments, time and effort given in support and promotion of the credit union ideal of people helping people. The league this year honored Joy Watts, president/CEO, Carolina Postal CU, and Leslie Colin "LC" Kelly, Charlotte Fire Department CU, both of Charlotte. The league also presented first- and second-place Dora Maxwell Social Responsibility Awards to:
* Ecusta CU, Pisgah Forest, first place, $20 million to $50 million asset category; * Carolina Mountains CU, a Division of Self-Help, Durham, second place, $20 million to $50 million; * Latino Community CU, Durham, first place, $50 million to $100 million assets; * Carolina Postal CU, second place, $50 million to $100 million; * Charlotte (N.C.) Metro FCU, first place, $200 million to $500 million assets; * Members CU, Winston Salem, second place, $200 million to $500 million; * State Employees’ CU, Raleigh, first place, more than $500 million in assets.
The Louise Herring Award for Philosophy in Action also was given to:
* State Employees’ CU, first place, more than $250 million in assets; * Local Government FCU, Raleigh, second place, more than $250 million.
Latino Community CU also received first place in the $50 million to $150 million asset category for the Desjardins Youth Financial Education Award.