HARAHAN, La. (8/11/11)--The Louisiana Credit Union League (LCUL) inducted 12 individuals into the Louisiana Credit Union Hall of Fame at the league’s 2011 Annual Meeting and Convention last week. The hall was established to recognize the leadership, commitment and contributions of credit union professionals and volunteers statewide (LCUL’s eNews
Aug. 10). The 2011 inductees recognized during the opening ceremonies were:
* Paul J. Bertuccini, inducted by Louisiana Central CU, Harahan; * Jessie J. Champagne, inducted by Section 705 FCU, Lafayette; * Anne Cochran, inducted by Louisiana Credit Union League staff; * M.E. “Red” Craighead, inducted by Centric FCU, West Monroe; * Charles B. George, Jr., inducted by Jefferson Parish Employees FCU, Harahan; * Helen Godfrey-Smith, inducted by Shreveport (La.) FCU, * Carl E. Lazarone, inducted by Jefferson Parish Employees FCU, Harahan; * Donald P. Leblanc, inducted by Lafayette (La.) Schools FCU; * Frieda Massingale, inducted by Centric FCU; * LaNard J. Robinet, inducted by Louisiana FCU, La Place; * Stanley H. Stucke, inducted by Louisiana Central CU; and * Julius Wagoner, inducted by Ouachita Valley FCU, West Monroe.
A special wall designated for the Louisiana Credit Union Hall of Fame will be located in the league’s headquarters. Also, a $500 donation on behalf of the inductee will be made to the Louisiana Credit Union Foundation. The donation will help develop educational programs for credit unions and monetary support to Louisiana credit unions during times of natural disasters.