BISMARCK, N.D. (7/12/13)--Citizens Community CU of Devils Lake, N.D., collected four first-place awards at the annual Credit Union Association of the Dakotas Summit June 7 in Devils Lake, N.D.
Darwin Brokke, left, president/CEO of Citizens Community CU, Devils Lake, N.D., accepts a community services award from Robbie Thompson, president/CEO of the Credit Union Association of the Dakotas (CUAD). The credit union was recognized with four awards at the annual CUAD Summit. (Photo provided by CUAD)
Citizens Community CU captured first-place state-level awards in these categories:
Dora Maxwell Social Responsibility Award, $100 million to $200 million in assets;
Louise Herring Philosophy in Action Award, $50 million to 250 million in assets;
Desjardins Youth Financial Education Award, $50 million to $150 million in assets; and
Desjardins Adult Financial Education Award, $50 million to $150 million in assets.
The awards recognize the credit union's efforts in the areas of community involvement and financial literacy.
The Dora Maxwell Awards for Social Responsibility Award signifies a commitment to volunteering time, energy and resources to boost the living standards of others.
The Louise Herring Awards for Philosophy in Action Award display how credit unions put People Helping People credit union philosophy into action.
The Desjardins Financial Education Awards recognize the financial literacy efforts of credit unions in educating youth and adults.
Winners of these state-level awards go to the national awards competition sponsored by the Credit Union National Association.