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This award promotes credit union philosophy by formally recognizing credit unions that demonstrate in an extraordinary way the practical application of that philosophy for their members. Credit unions could receive an award for programs or policies that demonstrate commitment to the "People-Helping-People" philosophy, including: provisions for the small saver/borrower, programs for groups that are often economically challenged, internal programs or services that help to differentiate credit unions from other financial service providers, programs encourage thrift and provide a source of unbiased money management/consumer information, or evidence of an exceptional degree of service to members.
Credit unions could receive an award for programs or policies that demonstrate their commitment to the practical application of the "people helping people" philosophy. Some examples of eligible activities include:
The purpose of the Louise Herring Philosophy in Action Member Service Award is to promote credit union philosophy by formally recognizing credit unions that demonstrate in an extraordinary way the practical application of that philosophy for their members.
Credit unions will submit their entry in a project binder, album, or spiral bound book, along with a completed, typed entry form (required), and two years' (current and previous year required) balance sheets and income statements and/or NCUA's Financial Performance Report (FPR). Support materials for the project should be included with the entry. Please, no electronic media.
Prior to judging, ensure you verify the credit union’s asset size. The League will select winners from each of the following categories:
Please note that only the first place winner in each category will advance to the national competition.
Entry deadline for 2014 has passed.
If you have any questions, please contact Jon Gorman at 469-385-6412 or 800-442-5762 ext. 6412. You may also email firstname.lastname@example.org.