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Diamond Award for Credit Union 1


Anchorage, AK – April 15, 2010 – The Credit Union National Association (CUNA) recently recognized Credit Union 1 with a Diamond Award for its implementation of the social service website, www.oneforallalaska.org This award recognizes the credit union’s outstanding marketing and business development achievements throughout Alaska.

Credit Union 1 won the Community Program category of the Diamond competition for creating a website which features a community issues blog, event calendar, and an area to request help with local social projects. The site also includes many financial education resources, such as finance-oriented games and a financial discussion forum.

“The Diamond Awards recognize the best-of-the-best in credit union marketing, advertising, and business development,” said Anne Legg council chair and vice president of marketing for Cabrillo Credit Union in San Diego, Calif. “It takes hard work, imagination, and perseverance to be selected as a Diamond Award winner from nearly 1,000 entries.”

Credit Union 1 also received a Merit Award in the Diamond competition for its coordination of the 1st annual Mountain View Street Fair in 2009. This street fair drew over 3,000 Anchorage families for food, music, and community bonding as part of Mountain View’s neighborhood revitalization efforts.

For more information about Credit Union 1, please visit www.cu1.org.
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