Heritage Federal Credit Union Receives Diamond Award for Outstanding Marketing Achievements

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Newburgh, IN – Heritage Federal Credit Union in Newburgh, Indiana, was recently honored with a Diamond Merit Award, which recognizes outstanding marketing and business development achievements in the credit union industry.

The award was presented by the Credit Union National Association (CUNA) Marketing and Business Development Council, a national network comprised of nearly 1,000 credit union marketing and business development professionals. Awards are given in each of 33 categories ranging from advertising to community events and beyond.

Heritage Federal Credit Union won a Merit Award in the Brand Awareness category for its entry, entitled “Seriously Different…Seriously.”  The purpose of this campaign is to increase Heritage Federal Credit Union’s name recognition in the local market and to create more awareness of the credit union advantage through marketing that utilizes unique visuals and to highlight the credit union difference.  Upon hearing of the award, Ruth Gaon, CCE, President & CEO of Heritage Federal Credit Union stated, “It is an honor to be recognized with a Diamond Merit Award.  Given the current environment of the financial industry, our ‘Seriously Different’ campaign is a timely promotion of the credit union advantage!”

“The Diamond Awards recognize the best-of-the-best in credit union marketing, advertising, and business development,” said Anne Legg, council chair and vice president of marketing for Cabrillo Credit Union in San Diego, Calif. “It takes hard work, imagination, and perseverance to be selected as a Diamond Award winner from nearly 1,000 entries.”

Award winners were recognized at the council’s 18th annual conference held March 16-19 in Las Vegas, NV. For more information on the Diamond Awards, go to

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About Heritage Federal Credit Union

Heritage Federal Credit Union offers financial products and services to anyone who lives, works, worships or attends school in Vanderburgh or Warrick County, or has an immediate family member who does. 

Heritage Federal Credit Union is a community-chartered Federal credit union with over $389 million in assets and serves more than 39,360 members, and operates seven branches in Vanderburgh and Warrick Counties in Southwestern Indiana.  More information regarding Heritage Federal Credit Union can be located at

About the CUNA Marketing and Business Development Council

The CUNA Marketing and Business Development Council is a member-led organization comprised of nearly 1,000 credit union professionals from across the United States. The council strives to provide superior educational and networking opportunities to help its members be recognized in the credit union industry as the premier experts in credit union marketing, business development, and related disciplines.  For more information, visit

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