BayPort Credit Union & 1st Financial Federal Credit Union win Community Credit Union of the Year Awards

WASHINGTON, DC (November 18, 2016) BayPort Credit Union in Newport News, VA and 1st Financial Federal Credit Union in Wentzville, MO received the 2016 Community Credit Union of the Year Award at CUNA Community Credit Union Conference & the Federation 2016 Annual Conference, which is currently being held in Dallas this week.

“BayPort CU and 1st Financial FCU represent the best the credit union movement has to offer,” said Todd Spiczenski, CUNA chief products and services officer. “They, along with all of our 2016 entrants, show how credit unions that are fully devoted to the principle of People Helping People can make a difference in the financial lives of not only individuals but also their communities as a whole.”

The Community Credit Union of the Year Award celebrates community credit unions that best demonstrate the fundamental values of the movement and a positive influence in the field of service. BayPort CU received the award for credit unions with more than $250 million in assets, while 1st Financial FCU won for the under $250 million category.

Lower Valley CU in Sunnyside, WA. and Redwood CU in Santa Rosa, CA. received honorable mentions in the sub-$250 million category and above-$250 million categories, respectively.

All of our winners received complimentary registration to the conference and will be profiled in a special upcoming issue of Credit Union Magazine. Stay tuned for coverage of the winners in the print magazine and on

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