CUNA Calls for Entries for the 2012 Community Credit Union of the Year Award

Mark Wolff – CUNA Communications
(202) 508-6764

Amy Nigrelli – CUNA Marketing
(608) 231-4246

Madison, WI (July 2, 2012)
– CUNA will award the Community Credit Union of the Year Award to outstanding community credit unions that serve as positive role models in the field of service and exemplify the principles of the credit union movement.

Reserved for community credit unions and/or multi-SEG credit unions, this award honors credit unions that consistently excel in the advancement of the ideals of the credit union movement, are proactive in their community and provide a wide array of services that meet the needs of their diverse communities. Four outstanding credit unions receive this prestigious award each year, with a first place and honorable mention winner in each asset category of less than $250 million and more than $250 million.

The awards will be presented at CUNA Community Credit Union October 23-26, 2012, in Denver, CO. Along with being recognized at the conference, winners will receive a profile in Credit Union Magazine, complimentary registration to the conference, the opportunity to co-present a Best Practices session at the 2013 conference and the privilege of announcing next year’s award winners.

Entries must be received by August 6, 2012 to be considered.

CUNA Community Credit Union & Growth Conference provides the tools for credit unions to put their most creative ideas into action and find bold new strategies to drive membership growth. Attendees will create ready-to-implement action plans to help their credit union reach its full potential. Visit for program and award information. Scholarships are available.

About CUNA:
With its network of affiliated state credit union leagues, Credit Union National Association (CUNA) serves 90 percent of America’s 7,400 state and federally chartered credit unions, which are owned by 95 million consumer members. Credit unions are not-for-profit cooperatives providing affordable financial services to people from all walks of life.  For more information about CUNA, visit or the CUNAverse blog and follow @CUNAverse on Twitter.  For more information about credit unions, visit and follow @asmarterchoice on Twitter.

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