MADISON, Wis. (6/19/09)--The National Credit Union Foundation (NCUF) has extended the deadline for Wegner Awards nominations from today to June 30. “We understand several credit union leaders are still preparing Wegner Awards nominations, and we want to make sure everyone has an opportunity to compete for the movement’s highest national honors,” said NCUF Awards and Recognition Committee Chairman Bob Schumacher. Nominations are for:
* The Individual Achievement Award. * The Outstanding Organization/Program Award. * The Lifetime Achievement Award.
Nominations can come from individuals and/or organizations. To make a nomination:
* Print out the Wegner Awards nomination form on the NCUF website; * Fill out the nomination form; * Gather at least five letters of recommendation citing examples of the nominee’s achievements relevant to the award criteria; and * Send the nomination form and recommendation letters to NCUF by June 30.
Winners will be honored during the Credit Union National Association’s 2010 Governmental Affairs Conference in Washington, D.C. The 22nd Annual Wegner Awards Dinner will take place Feb. 22 at the Grand Hyatt Washington.