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Minn. Credit Union Network Honors Simon Hellermann Philanthropy, Professional & Volunteer...

Wednesday, April 18, 2018  
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BLOOMINGTON, Minn. (April 18, 2018) - The Minnesota Credit Union Network presented the Simon Hellermann Philanthropy, Outstanding Credit Union Volunteer of the Year and Outstanding Credit Union Professional of the Year awards at a ceremony held during the MnCUN 2018 Annual Conference on April 6 in Bloomington.

 The Volunteer of the Year Award is given to a credit union volunteer who best represents the credit union spirit through dedication to, and belief in, the credit union movement. Recipients are chosen based on their involvement with credit unions at the local and state levels, along with participation in activities that better their communities. The Outstanding Credit Union Volunteer of the Year Award honor was awarded to Pam Tschida, Board Chair of Hiway Federal Credit Union.


The 
Professional of the Year Award is given to a remarkable person who truly stands behind the “people helping people” credit union philosophy. This year, the Minnesota Credit Union Network’s honoree for Outstanding Credit Union Professional of the Year Award went to Debora Almirall, President of Minnesota Power Employees Credit Union.

 

The Simon Hellermann Philanthropy Award recognizes demonstrated excellence in credit union philanthropy and contributions to the credit union movement in Minnesota. This award – established in 1999 as a tribute to Minnesota credit union philanthropist Simon Hellermann – recognizes an outstanding contribution to a humanitarian cause and also promotes credit union philanthropy, service and loyalty. The 2018 award was given to St. Cloud Federal Credit Union for their KIVA Financial Education program in partnership with Sartell High School.


Video tributes of each of the award winners are available on the 
Minnesota Credit Union Network’s website (https://www.mncun.org/page/RecognitionAwards).

 

Photos:

Minnesota Credit Union Network Volunteer of the Year, Pam Tschida of Hiway Federal Credit Union, with Minnesota Credit Union Network Board of Directors Chair Dan Stoltz (L) and President & CEO Mark Cummins (R) - https://www.dropbox.com/s/gw74l24yhyhkq4r/DSC_0162.JPG?dl=0

 

Minnesota Credit Union Network Professional of the Year, Debora Almirall of Power Employees Credit Union, with Minnesota Credit Union Network Board of Directors Chair Dan Stoltz (L) and President & CEO Mark Cummins (R) -

 https://www.dropbox.com/s/ftfwvh6y404jp1e/DSC_0179.JPG?dl=0

 

St. Cloud Federal Credit Union CEO Jed Meyer accepted the Simon Hellermann Philanthropy Award on behalf St. Cloud Federal Credit Union along Sartell High School Teachers Dave Driste (L) and Roy Snyder (R): https://www.dropbox.com/s/shmu2j6852sp963/DSC_0185.JPG?dl=0

  

The Minnesota Credit Union Network is the statewide trade association that works to ensure the success, growth and vitality of Minnesota credit unions. With nearly $20 billion in assets, Minnesota credit unions are local, trusted financial cooperatives that serve more than 1.6 million members at almost 400 branch locations around the state. As not-for-profit institutions, credit unions give back to the communities they serve. For more information, visit www.mncun.org.


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