MADISON, Wis. (11/19/13)--Sponsorships and tickets are available for the next National Credit Union Foundation dinner presenting the Herb Wegner Memorial Awards.
The 26th annual dinner will take place on Feb. 24, 2014 in conjunction with the Credit Union National Association (CUNA) Governmental Affairs Conference (GAC) in Washington, D.C.
Denise Gabel, chief operating officer of the Northwest Credit Union Association, will return as the evening's master of ceremonies. There are a variety of new sponsorship and ticket levels for this premier event. The deadline to purchase tickets is Feb. 1.Use the link to purchase tickets or sponsorships.
"I've joked that this is the credit union system's version of the Oscars, but the Foundation Dinner and accompanying awards presentations are truly inspiring and energizing," said Gigi Hyland, NCUF executive director. "You won't want to miss the 2014 Foundation Dinner which will honor and celebrate four outstanding Wegner Award winners."
The awards ceremony celebrates the highest national honors in the credit union movement. The 2014 honorees are:
Lifetime Achievement: Gary Oakland, retired president/CEO, BECU, Seattle;
Lifetime Achievement: Jim McCormack, president/CEO of Pennsylvania Credit Union Association;
Lifetime Achievement: Tim Haegelin, retired president/CEO of Generations FCU, San Antonio; and
Individual Achievement: Sarah Canepa Bang, president/COO of CO-OP Shared Branching--FSCC, LLC and chief strategy officer of CO-OP Shared Branching.