27 Awarded Scholarships to CUNA Community Credit Union & Growth Conference

Mark Wolff – CUNA Communications; (202) 508-6764;
Amy Nigrelli – CUNA Marketing; (608) 231-4246;

MADISON, Wis. (October 14, 2011) – CUNA announced today the twenty-eight winners of the Credit Union National Association (CUNA) and CO-OP Financial Services co-sponsored scholarship to the 2011 Community Credit Union & Growth Conference, October 24-27, in San Francisco.

This year’s conference theme is “Where innovation takes flight and growth happens.”  Attendees will hear from keynote speakers, Jeanne Bliss and Doug Hall, network with peers, and have the opportunity to participate in workshops, educational lectures and breakout sessions focused on putting big ideas into practice and generating growth.

To register or to learn more about the Community Credit Union & Growth Conference, visit

2011 Community Credit Union & Growth Conference scholarship winners:

Latonya Allen, Government Printing Office FCU

Christine Blake, Cardinal Community CU

Peter Butterfield, Dakota Plains FCU

Christine Crew, GenFed Financial CU

Daniel Cumbee, Dakotaland FCU

Cathy Dahlbeck, Credit Union Plus

Geoff Davenport, Brooklyn Cooperative FCU

Cheryl Davis, SOCU

Mac Dunaway, Land of Lincoln CU

Dan Elliott, Rocky Mountain CU

Kenneth Filipovich, Pepco FCU

Ann Garmon, Horizon One FCU

Karen Grabowski, Westar FCU

Linda Hatfield, Birmingham Bloomfield

Shantel Jennings, Sioux Falls FCU

Steve Kelly, Metrum Community CU

Mohammad Khalil, Island Tradition FCU

Kevin LaCamera, Cardinal Community CU

Jennifer Pawlaczyk, Besser CU

Cassie Roach, CFE Federal CU

Lynn Sabatino, Members CU

Shani Smith-Reed, Fiberglas FCU

Thomas Tangerman, Rogue FCU

Mark Taylor, West Oahu Community FCU

Michael Waylett, Memorial CU

Cheryl Webb, Generations CCU

Ashley White, Elga CU

Anne Winn, Elga CU

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