Pennsylvania Credit Union Association

Local Credit Union Earns Statewide Marketing Award


HARRISBURG – The Pennsylvania Credit Union Association (PCUA) recently presented its annual publications and Web site awards during its 73rd Annual Convention & Expo held recently at the HERSHEY Lodge in Hershey, PA.  The awards honor outstanding achievement in marketing efforts by credit unions for their annual reports, newsletters, and Web sites.

            Newsletters are an important marketing tool enabling credit unions to communicate to their members. In the Credit Union Newsletter Contest, awards were given in three asset groups:

Under $20 Million

1st Place — North Penn Federal Credit Union, Colmar

Honorable Mention — Transit Workers Federal Credit Union, Philadelphia


Assets: $20 - 100 Million

1st Place — Choice One Community Federal Credit Union, Wilkes-Barre

Honorable Mention — Wheatland Federal Credit Union, Lancaster


Assets: Over $100 Million

1st Place — Clearview Federal Credit Union, Moon Township

Honorable Mention — Diamond Credit Union, Pottstown

Annual Reports enable credit unions to share their financial reports with their members and acknowledge the staff and board volunteers who make credit unions what they are.  In the Credit Union Annual Report Contest, awards were given in three asset groups:       

Under $20 Million

1st Place — Members Choice-PA Federal Credit Union, DuBois

Honorable Mention — NORSCO Federal Credit Union, Norristown

Assets: $20 - 100 Million

1st Place — Mennonite Financial Federal Credit Union, Lancaster

Honorable Mention — Bucks First Federal Credit Union, Bristol

Assets: Over $100 Million

1st PlaceErie Federal Credit Union, Erie

Honorable Mention — Erie General Electric Federal Credit Union, Erie


Web sites are not only an important marketing and communications tool, but also a way to extend the services a credit union can offer to its members.  In the Credit Union Web Site Contest, awards were given in three asset groups:

Under $20 Million

1st Place — Community of Healthcare Employees Credit Union, Chambersburg

Honorable Mention — Keystone United Methodist Federal Credit Union, Cranberry Township

Assets: $20 - 100 Million

1st Place PPL-GOLD Credit Union, Allentown

Honorable Mention — Erie Community Credit Union, Erie

Assets: Over $100 Million

1st Place — Sun East Federal Credit Union, Aston

Honorable Mention — Members 1st Federal Credit Union, Mechanicsburg


Credit unions are non-profit financial cooperatives that provide affordable financial services to help their owner/members.  The Pennsylvania Credit Union Association, based in Harrisburg, provides legislative, professional development, and operational support and services for nearly 600 credit unions in Pennsylvania.  These credit unions have assets in excess of $24 billion and serve nearly three and a half million members.  For additional information about credit unions or to find a credit union near you, visit

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