Pennsylvania Credit Union Association

Local Credit Unions Earn Statewide Marketing Awards

5/19/2010 HARRISBURG – The Pennsylvania Credit Union Association (PCUA) has presented its annual publications and website awards during its 76th Annual Convention & Expo held May 16-18.  The awards honor outstanding achievement in marketing efforts by credit unions for their annual reports, newsletters, and websites.

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 — Keystone United Methodist Federal Credit Union, Cranberry Twp.
Honorable Mention — NORSCO Federal Credit Union, Norristown

Assets: $20 - 100 Million
1st Place — Franklin County Teachers’ Credit Union, Chambersburg
Honorable Mention — Hershey Federal Credit Union, Hershey

Assets: Over $100 Million
1st Place — First Commonwealth Federal Credit Union, Lehigh Valley
Honorable Mention — riverset credit union, Pittsburgh


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 — Pace Resources Federal Credit Union, York
Honorable Mention — NORSCO Federal Credit Union, Norristown

Assets: $20 - 100 Million
1st Place — Guthrie Federal Credit Union, Sayre
Honorable Mentions —
    Lancaster Red Rose Credit Union, Lancaster
    West Branch Valley Federal Credit Union, Williamsport

Assets: Over $100 Million
1st Place — TruMark Financial Credit Union, Trevose
Honorable Mention — Diamond Credit Union, Pottstown

Websites 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 Website Contest, awards were given in three asset groups:

Under $20 Million
1st Place — SPOJNIA Credit Union, Scranton
Honorable Mention — Keystone United Methodist Federal Credit Union, Cranberry Twp.

Assets: $20 - 100 Million
1st Place — Westmoreland Community Federal Credit Union, Greensburg
Honorable Mentions —
    Lancaster Red Rose Credit Union, Lancaster
    Susquehanna Valley Federal Credit Union, Camp Hill

Assets: Over $100 Million
1st Place — First Commonwealth Federal Credit Union, Lehigh Valley
Honorable Mention — Freedom Credit Union, Warminster

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Credit unions are financial cooperatives that provide affordable financial services to help their owner/members.  The Harrisburg-based Pennsylvania Credit Union Association is a trade association that provides legislative, promotional, educational and operational support for nearly 500 credit unions in Pennsylvania.  These credit unions have assets in excess of $31 billion and serve more than 3.5 million members.  For additional information about credit unions or to find a credit union near you, visit www.iBelong.org