LOC Federal Recognized With
Desjardins Youth Financial
Education Award For 2nd Straight Year
We're excited to announce that LOC Federal Credit Union has once again received CUNA's Desjardins Youth Financial Education Award for the state of Michigan in 2018! This specific award recognizes credit unions at the state level for exemplary financial education efforts in their communities.
CUNA’s Desjardins Youth Financial Education Award recognizes model credit union efforts to teach personal finance concepts and skills to members and nonmembers under the age of 18.
LOC’s entry covered financial education initiatives directly impacting nearly 3,000 youth over the last 12 months. This year’s entry highlighted substantial growth in our programming during the 2017- 2018 school year particularly in the area of Financial Reality Fairs. Additionally; including growth in our student-run credit union program and many other initiatives we plan and execute to the youth in our communities.
As a First-place state-level CUNA Award winner, LOC’s entry will go on to compete nationally for the CUNA National Awards. CUNA National Award winners will be announced at the CUNA Governmental Affairs Conference in March 2019.
For the official announcement click here.