COLUMBIA, Md. (6/3/08)--The Maryland and District of Columbia Credit Union Association (MDDCCUA) Annual Awards Program presented three state-level Credit Union National Association recognition awards Wednesday. The awards honor credit unions for their efforts in the areas of common philosophy in daily operations, and youth financial literacy. First-place winners advance to the nationals. Dora Maxwell Social Responsibility Award:
* First place, $20 million-$50 million assets: Allegany Co. Teachers FCU, Lavale; * First place, $100 million-$200 million assets: Chessie FCU, Cumberland; * First place, $500 million or more assets: State Employees CU, Linthicum; * Second place, $500 million or more: MECU of Baltimore; and * First Place, CU Organization: Credit Union Miracle Day Inc., Washington, D.C.
Louise Herring Award for Philosophy in Action:
* First place, $100 million-$300 million assets: Chessie FCU; and * First place, $500 million or more assets: MECU of Baltimore.
Desjardins Youth Financial Education Award:
* First Place, $500 million or more assets: MECU of Baltimore; and * Honorable Mention, $500 million or more: State Employees CU.