CUAD announces Chapter of the Year Award

BISMARCK, ND (May 1, 2018) — Credit Union Association of the Dakotas (CUAD) is pleased to announce that the Red River Chapter of the Fargo, ND area, received the Chapter of the Year honor during the CUAD Annual Summit Awards Banquet that was held on April 10th at the Embassy Suites in Scottsdale, Arizona.

The Chapter of the Year Award recognizes one credit union chapter in North or South Dakota for its outstanding achievements in advocacy, communication, education, and community involvement.

The Red River Chapter was selected because they are truly committed to the credit union philosophy of “people helping people.” This is demonstrated by the scholarships they provide to important credit union events, their engagement with the Association, their activities that support the next generation of credit union leaders, and their commitment to supporting charitable causes in their community while raising awareness of credit unions.

CUAD awards are judged by out-of-state employees at the Illinois Credit Union League, the Nebraska Credit Union League, and the Minnesota Credit Union Network.Besides receiving a commemorative plaque, the chapter received a $200 cash prize.

Korianne Mortenson, Member Services Associate at United Savings Credit Union and Secretary of the Red River Chapter of Credit Unions is shown on the right as she accepts the award from Shannon Webster, CUAD Board Chair.

About CUAD

The Credit Union Association of the Dakotas (CUAD) is the professional financial trade association serving 72 credit unions that employ nearly 2,200 individuals in 230 branches. With more than 492,000 members in North and South Dakota, Dakota credit unions have assets in excess of $7.1 billion and currently are providing Dakota consumers with over $5 billion in loans. In our mission to help credit unions succeed, CUAD plays a key role in growing membership and helping to provide service excellence to members from offices in Bismarck, ND and Sioux Falls, SD. For more information about CUAD visit our website at


Credit Union Association of the Dakotas (CUAD)
2005 North Kavaney Drive
Bismarck, ND 58501
Phone 701.258.5760

Shawn Marie Brummer
Director of Communications
Credit Union Association of the Dakotas
1-800-279-6328, ext. 966 or 701/220-2200

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