Credit unions receive DakCU state level national awards

The honors were recently announced.

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First Community Credit Union recently received several awards through the Dakota Credit Union Association.
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Dakota Credit Union Association (DakCU) recently announced the 2021 state level award recipients of the National Awards Program as determined by the Credit Union National Association.

The honors were announced during the DakCU Summit awards banquet held on May 11 at the Holiday Inn – Rushmore Plaza in South Falls, South Dakota. State level awards were judged by peers from the Minnesota Credit Union Network, Utah Credit Union League and the Cooperative Credit Union Association.

Awards given to credit unions in the Jamestown region include:

  • Desjardins Adult and Youth Financial Education Awards recognize credit unions’ efforts to teach personal finance concepts and skills to members and nonmembers. First Community Credit Union, Jamestown, received first place in the Adult category for more than $1B in assets.
    Hometown Credit Union, Kulm, North Dakota, received first place in the Youth category for $50M to $250M in assets.
  • Dora Maxwell Social Responsibility Community Service Awards are given to a credit union or chapter for its social responsibility projects within the community. Credit unions receive the award for activities that help people or strengthen the structure of a community. The winners representing work completed in 2021 included First Community Credit Union, Jamestown, first place in the category of over $1B in assets.
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