Archive Links

Consumer Archive
CU System Archive
Market Archive
Products Archive
Washington Archive

News Now

CU System
UNFCU staffer receives NCUA award for service
ALEXANDRIA, Va. (2/5/09)--National Credit Union Administration (NCUA) Vice Chairman Rodney E. Hood honored Timothy Challen, United Nations FCU (UNFCU) business development officer, with the Vice Chairman’s Award for Distinguished Service Jan. 30 in Geneva, Switzerland.
National Credit Union Administration Vice Chairman Rodney Hood (left) presented Tim Challen, United Nations FCU business development officer, the Vice Chairman’s Award for Distinguished Service. (Photo provided by the National Credit Union Administration)
“For his commitment and perseverance, Tim Challen truly personifies the credit union mission of ‘people helping people,’” Hood said. “After being shot by armed robbers in Nairobi, Africa, while working to open and establish a UNFCU office in East Africa, Mr. Challen made the decision to address the crime using positive change. “Through courage and dedication to a vision of a brighter future for the citizens of East Africa, Challen turned his vision into reality as founder of the Kilimanjaro Initiative,” Hood added. Using the positive impact of sports on youth and society, the Kilimanjaro Initiative provides the youth of East Africa with opportunities to take a constructive role in their communities. UNFCU, based in New York, has $2.6 billion in assets.


RSS print
News Now LiveWire
Leagues have until Friday, April 25, to enter into @CUNA 's Blockbuster Awards. The original deadline was April 18. http://t.co/rnJYm76N8U
12 hours ago
Found out how members are saving at the ballpark with the help of their #creditunions tomorrow in #NewsNow #CUNA
15 hours ago
First annual meeting of @Cornerstone_CUL under way: http://t.co/Xp710hzRC3
15 hours ago
.@fileneresearch says #creditunions can educate young adults in the ways of retirement planning #NewsNow #CUNA http://t.co/vXToTtBVA2
16 hours ago
.@Cornerstone_CUL #credit unions lead the way in 1st QTR auto sales http://t.co/ZiSsE5HIFP
16 hours ago