FARMERS BRANCH, Texas (8/19/11)--The Texas Credit Union League honored credit unions in the state-level Dora Maxwell Social Responsibility Community Service Award, Louise Herring Philosophy in Action Member Service Award and the Desjardins Youth and Adult Financial Education Award programs. The state awards pave the way for the first-place winners to compete for the Credit Union National Association awards. First-place winners of the Desjardins Youth Awards include:
* Generations Community FCU, San Antonio, $150 million to $500 million asset category; and * A+ FCU, Austin, more than $500 million;
A+ FCU captured first place of the Desjardins Adult award in the more than $500 million in assets category. Financial Fitness Austin CU Facilitators, a group of credit unions that includes A+ FCU, Greater Texas FCU, University FCU and Velocity CU, all of Austin, won the Desjardins Adult award in the group category. First-place winners of the Dora Maxwell Social Responsibility Community Service Award include:
* Communities of Abilene (Texas) FCU, $100 million to $200 million; * FivePoint CU, Nederland, $200 million to $500 million; * InTouch CU, Plano, $500 million to $1 billion; and * Security Service FCU, San Antonio, more than $1 billion.
Red River CU, Texarkana, was recognized as a Louis Herring Award honorable mention winner in the $250 million to $1 billion asset category.