Clarence Community & Schools FCU, CORE FCU receive national Recognition Awards

From left: Clarence Community & Schools FCU CEO/Manager Marsha Brauer, CUNA President/CEO Jim Nussle, CORE FCU Manager/CEO William J. Sweeney.

Clarence Community & Schools FCU and CORE FCU both received national Recognition Awards at the 2018 CUNA Governmental Affairs Conference. The two New York credit unions were honored during a special awards reception Wednesday evening.

As previously reported in The Point, the credit unions both received first-place Desjardins Youth Financial Education Awards, which recognize credit unions that demonstrate a significant commitment to youth financial education.

Clarence Community & Schools FCU received their award in the category for credit unions with less than $50 million in assets, and CORE FCU received their award in the $50 million – $250 million asset category.

Below is a complete list of national Recognition Award winners from CUNA.

First-place winners for the Dora Maxwell Award include:

  • Patterson FCU, Arkadelphia, Arkansas;
  • Financial One CU, Columbia Heights, Minnesota;
  • Financial Center First Credit Union, Indianapolis, Indiana;
  • American Heritage FCU, Philadelphia; and
  • Southwest Credit Union Outreach Alliance, Ohio.

First-place winners for the Louise Herring Award include:

  • Riverways FCU, Rolla, Missouri;
  • Public Service CU, Romulus, Michigan;
  • St. Louis Community CU, Saint Louis; and
  • Hanscom FCU, Hanscom Air Force Base, Massachusetts.

First-place winners for the Desjardins Youth Financial Education Award include:

  • Clarence Community & Schools FCU, Clarence, New York;
  • CORE Federal CU, East Syracuse, New York;
  • Community Financial CU, Plymouth, Michigan;
  • GESA CU, Richland, Washington; and
  • Northwest Credit Union Outreach Alliance, Ohio.

First-place winners for the Desjardins Adult Financial Education Award include:

  • Electro Savings CU, Saint Louis;
  • Financial Center First CU, Indianapolis; and
  • Patelco CU, Pleasanton, California.

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