HARRISBURG, Pa. (3/6/08)--The Pennsylvania Credit Union Association (PCUA) announced the winners of the state-level 2008 Credit Union Community Awards. The awards include the Dora Maxwell Award for Social Responsibility; the Louise Herring Award for Philosophy in Action; and the Desjardins Youth Financial Education Award. Recipients will be recognized at PCUA’s Annual Convention May 1-3 in Pittsburgh. Winners also will go on to the Credit Union National Association for the national competition later this year. First place recipients for Dora Maxwell Award for Social Responsibility are:
* $20 million-$50 million in assets, PALCO FCU, Muncy; * $50 milion-$100 million, Bellco FCU, Wyomissing; * $100 million-$200 million, Cross Valley FCU, Wilkes Barre; * $200 milion-$500 million, Belco Community CU, Harrisburg: and * $500+ million, American Heritage FCU, Philadelphia.
Louise A. Herring Award for Philosophy in Action first-place award winner for less than $50 million went to Horizon FCU, Williamsport. Desjardins Youth Financial Education Award first-place recipients:
* $35 million-$75 million, A-K Valley FCU, Lower Burrell; * $75 million-$250 million, Erie FCU, Erie; and * More than $250 million, Freedom CU, Warminster.