Bismarck, ND – Dakota Credit Union Association (DakCU) is pleased to announce the 2021 winners of the state-level Dora Maxwell Social Responsibility Awards. These prestigious awards recognize credit unions that have excelled in community relations and are committed to ongoing charitable programs within their communities.
The entries from the Dakotas were judged by an awards committee made up of eight judges from the Minnesota Credit Union Network. Each credit union will be recognized with an engraved award plaque during the 2022 Annual Summit in Rapid City, SD.
Congratulations to these first-place winners who will now advance for national judging at the Credit Union National Association (CUNA) along with credit unions from around the country in their same asset category.
Congratulations are also in order for these second place winners.
In addition, honorable mentions were given to these credit unions:
The Dora Maxwell Award is named for the credit union pioneer who worked to improve the living standards of the underserved. She held numerous volunteer positions at the local and national level in addition to organizing hundreds of credit unions and worked with many organizations on behalf of the poor. Credit unions can receive the award for involvement in almost any kind of activity that helps other people or strengthens the structure of a community. This may include raising funds for charity, educational activities, or community involvement projects.
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