Mississippi Credit Unions Recognized for Advocacy Support

05/13/22 — Eighteen Mississippi credit unions were recognized for their efforts to actively promote and advocate on behalf of credit unions and for their efforts to support credit union advocacy initiatives.

Initiatives in the Mississippi Credit Union Advocacy Award Program include support of credit union political action committees, participation in credit union advocacy programs and initiatives, and helping lawmakers understand the unique structure of credit unions and the benefits they provide to their member-owners and community.

Completing 5 of 5 advocacy initiatives and earning a “Magnolia” Advocacy Award were:

  • 1st Mississippi Federal Credit Union (more)
  • Eagle Express Federal Credit Union (more)
  • Ferguson Federal Credit Union (more)
  • Keesler Federal Credit Union (more)
  • Magnolia Federal Credit Union (more)
  • Members Exchange Credit Union (more)
  • Meridian Mutual Federal Credit Union (more)
  • MUNA Federal Credit Union (more)
  • Mutual Credit Union (more)
  • Navigator Credit Union (more)
  • Singing River Federal Credit Union (more)
  • Statewide Federal Credit Union (more)
  • Sunbelt Federal Credit Union (more)

Completing 3 of 5 advocacy initiatives and earning a “Delta” Advocacy Award were:

  • Brightview Federal Credit Union (more)
  • Gulf Coast Community Federal Credit Union (more)
  • Jackson Area Federal Credit Union (more)
  • Rivertrust Federal Credit Union (more)
  • Triangle Federal Credit Union (more)

Credit union employees at many of the advocacy award winning credit unions were also recognized for their voluntary participation in the Credit Union Legislative Action Council (CULAC) Payroll Deduction Program (PRD), which helps support and defend the credit union movement.

About the Mississippi Credit Union Association
The Mississippi Credit Union Association (MSCUA) is the state trade association for 66 credit unions in Mississippi that serve more than 700,000 people who choose credit unions as their financial services partner.

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