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CUNA Lending Council, CUNA Mutual Group to Honor Credit Unions in Four Categories

MADISON, Wis. – Applications are now being accepted for the annual Excellence in Lending Awards (Opens in new window), which recognize outstanding credit union lending results and best practices. Credit unions demonstrating innovation in lending to meet member needs are encouraged to apply (Opens in new window) by the Sept. 17 deadline.

CUNA Lending Council (Opens in new window) and CUNA Mutual Group co-sponsor the Excellence in Lending Awards program. They established the program in 2000 to identify, recognize and share examples of lending excellence within the credit union movement. The award recognizes credit unions for their ability to serve members while sustaining sound financial performance.

Awards are given to recipients for their distinction in business lending, consumer lending (including home equity), mortgage lending, and low/modest means lending for the year 2018. Credit union applications are evaluated on: strategy (40 points); programs (30 points), and performance (30 points). All CUNA-affiliated credit unions in the United States are eligible.

Winners are announced at the 24th Annual CUNA Lending Council Conference (Opens in new window), Oct. 28-31, in Anaheim, Calif. Airfare, hotel and conference registration for one representative of each winning credit union is included with the award.

Entry forms must be received no later than Sept. 17 to be considered. Learn more and apply at: http://www.cunacouncils.org/events-recognition/lending-awards-program/excellence-in-lending-awards/ (Opens in new window).

About CUNA Lending Council:

CUNA Councils are a member-led, collaborative community of credit union leaders providing vibrant peer interaction, new ideas and innovation to foster professional development for our members while advocating for the overall success of the credit union movement. The CUNA Lending Council is one of seven CUNA Councils, a network of more than 7,000 credit union professionals. For more information, visit cunacouncils.org (Opens in new window).

About CUNA Mutual Group:

CUNA Mutual Group is a financially strong insurance and investment company. For generations, we’ve partnered with credit union leaders to protect and grow their businesses, and help people plan, protect and invest for their future. CUNA Mutual Group offers commercial and personal insurance products; lending and payment security solutions; and retirement, investment and marketing services. Additional information about the company can be found at www.cunamutual.com.

CUNA Mutual Group is the marketing name for CUNA Mutual Holding Company, a mutual insurance holding company, its subsidiaries and affiliates. Life, accident, health and annuity insurance products are issued by CMFG Life Insurance Company and MEMBERS Life Insurance Company. Corporate headquarters are located in Madison, Wis.

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