A school-based scavenger hunt that promotes financial literacy has earned Horizon Credit Union a state-level CUNA Award and a second-place finish in the national competition. The Piggy Hunt was re-branded by “Biz Kid$” earlier this year for broader distribution.
OSU FCU celebrated winning two prestigious Desjardins Financial Education Awards in a special ceremony today. The Corvallis credit union partnered with the school district to teach “real-life” financial skills to high school students and also worked to improve the financial skills of people in the court system.
NWCUA Director of Public Relations David Bennett writes that the recent influx of new members represent more than just traditional membership growthâ€”they represent a new group of credit union advocates waiting to be engaged.
Linn-Co Federal Credit Union in Lebanon, Ore., won two of 11 CUNA awards presented at the recent NWCUA Convention. Over the next several weeks, Anthem will provide detailed reports on the winning credit unionsâ€™ outstanding contributions to their communities.
The CUNA Awards celebrate the credit union tradition, and state-level winners will be recognized during the Associationâ€™s Annual Convention prior to national judging.