Credit Union Awareness announces GAC contest winners

Five credit unions are chosen as winners for the Awareness program’s recent contest.

WASHINGTON, DC (November 17, 2021) — Credit Union Awareness LLC announced today that (5) five winners have been chosen for their Governmental Affairs Conference (GAC) 2022 Contest. The contest, designed to reward credit unions who renewed or contributed towards the 2022-2024 Credit Union Awareness program, concluded on October 31, 2021.

All contest winners have been notified, and credit unions have until January 22, 2022 to designate their GAC attendee. If no attendee is designated by that date, the registration is forfeited. Congratulations to the following credit unions for winning Credit Union Awareness’s GAC 2022 Contest:

  • Mid Oregon Credit Union in Bend, OR
  • Cherokee Strip Credit Union in Ponka City, OK
  • Greenville Federal Credit Union in Greenville, SC
  • Home Federal Credit Union in Clarksburg, WV
  • Omaha Public Power District Employees Federal Credit Union in Omaha, NE

Credit unions could enter for a chance to win (1) one free GAC in-person registration valued at $1,195. Winning credit unions were chosen at random from new 3-year contribution agreements or 3-year renewals in launched states created and executed between July 1, 2021 and October 31, 2021.

“After almost two years of virtual events, Credit Union Awareness is excited to return to an in-person GAC. This live event allows credit unions, leagues, and system partners from across the United States to join thousands of their peers to share the credit union difference,” said Chris Lorence. “We look forward to seeing contributors and non-contributors alike in early 2022.”

The CU Awareness, LLC program has launched in 27 states and has the backing of more than 1,100 credit unions nationwide. Since launching the program in January 2019 and our latest consumer consideration research measurement in July 2021, consideration for credit unions nationally as checking and savings account providers has risen from 13% to 19%, exceeding our three-year goal six months early, by 6%.

Consideration for credit unions as lenders has also risen nationally from 14% to 22%, exceeding our three-year goal six months early, by an impressive 8%.

About Credit Union Awareness LLC

CU Awareness LLC is a wholly owned subsidiary of Credit Union National Association (CUNA). CU Awareness LLC is responsible for the administration, fundraising, and daily activities of the Credit Union Awareness program. To find your nearest credit union, visit


Lauren Williams
CUNA Communications

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