Young & Free Alberta wins the 2009 National Credit Union Innovation Award from Credit Union Central of Canada

Here's another great honour for Servus Credit Union's Young & Free Alberta! It was announced today in Halifax, Nova Scotia at the Credit Union Central of Canada's 2009 Canadian Conferene for Credit Union Executives that Servus is the 2009 recipient of the National Credit Union Innovation Award. Here's the official press release.

Here's what Canada's highest credit union award is all about:

Innovation. Creative thinking at individual credit unions is responsible for landmark innovations in service, technology and management. The National Credit Union Innovation Award highlights the role of an individual credit union in creating breakthrough solutions that can serve as a model for others.
Making change work. Sharing innovative ideas benefits both the individual credit union and the credit union system. The credit union that receives The National Credit Union Innovation Award is recognized for its effort in making change. Through the sharing of innovative ideas, the credit union system will maintain its leadership role in the financial service industry.

Servus joins a fantastic group of previous winners:

2008 – Coast Capital Savings (British Columbia)
2007 – Vancity (British Columbia)
2006 – Newfoundland & Labrador Credit Union
2005 – Alterna Credit Union (Ontario)
2004 – Nelson & District Credit Union (British Columbia)
2003 – Mennonite Savings & Credit Union (Ontario)

Congratulations must go to the great leadership team at Servus and the fantastic Young & Free Alberta team within the credit union including Kim, Jere, Myles and Larissa.

Tim