ST. PAUL, Minn. (8/17/11)--The Minnesota Credit Union Network (MnCUN) announced the statewide winners of the 2011 Dora Maxwell, Louise Herring and Desjardins competitions. All 13 winners will advance to the national competition where they will compete with other credit unions nationwide in their respective award and asset categories in September. The awards are sponsored by MnCUN and the Credit Union National Association (CUNA). Minnesota’s 2011 Dora Maxwell Social Responsibility Community Service Award winners include:
* Star Choice CU, Bloomington, $20 million to $50 million in assets; * Minnesota Valley FCU, Mankato, $50 million to $100 million; * Greater Minnesota CU, Mora, $100 million to $200 million; * City & County CU, St. Paul, $200 million to $500 million; * Hiway FCU, St. Paul, $500 million to $1 billion; and * Affinity Plus FCU, St. Paul, more than $1 billion.
Louise Herring Philosophy in Action Member Service Award winners were:
* Greater Minnesota CU, $50 million to $250 million; * TopLine Federal CU, Maple Grove, $250 million to $1 billion; and * Affinity Plus FCU, more than $1 billion.
Desjardins Youth Financial Education Award winners consist of:
* United Educators CU, Apple Valley, $50 million to $150 million; and * Greater Minnesota CU, $150 million to $500 million.
Desjardins Adult Financial Education Awards winners were:
* Greater Minnesota CU, $150 million to $500 million; and * US FCU, Burnsville, more than $500 million.