Wegner Awards Dinner Registrations Open for 2009

Click here to register!Credit union leaders and supporters can register now for the 21st Annual Herb Wegner Memorial Awards Dinner to be presented by the National Credit Union Foundation on February 23 during the Credit Union National Association’s 2009 Governmental Affairs Conference.

The ceremony will present four of the credit union movement’s highest national honors:
Click to read Bill Sterner's story!Lifetime Achievement Award:

Bill Sterner


Late President/CEO, Elevations Credit Union
Boulder, Colorado

Decades before most credit unions learned to “serve the underserved,” Sterner was teaching this concept around the world.
Read Bill Sterner's story!
Click to read Rita Haynes' story!Individual Achievement Award:

Rita Haynes


Treasurer, Manager & CEO, Faith Community United Credit Union
Cleveland, Ohio

Haynes shows faith in members who have filed for bankruptcy by reaching out a helping hand toward redemption.
Read Rita Haynes' story!
Click to read Tom Sargent's story!Individual Achievement Award:

Tom Sargent


President & CEO, First Tech Credit Union
Beaverton, Oregon

Sargent’s leadership on the Credit Unions for Kids campaign has helped credit unions gain visibility worth hundreds of millions of dollars in paid advertising.
Read Tom Sargent's story!
Click to see how this organization works!Outstanding Organization Award:

Montana Credit Unions for Community Development


Billings, Montana

This organization is only five years old, but already it has helped over 50,000 people avoid predatory loans, keep more of their earned income, and open their first savings accounts.
See how this organization works!

Everyone is Invited! But Only 1,100 Can Join In -- So Register Now!

“These Wegner Award winners are extraordinary and unique,” relates NCUF Awards & Recognition Chairman and Master of Ceremonies Bob Schumacher, CEO of MountainCrest Credit Union in Arlington, Washington. “We invite everyone with a passion for credit unions to register for the dinner and see their achievements come alive.”

Seating is limited to 1,100 -- and expected to sell out.

How to Register Online

Reserve your seat at the dinner through this secure web page!

How to Register Off-line

If you prefer to registrer by fax or mail, download this printable form.

Then just fill it out on paper, and fax or mail your completed form to NCUF as outlined on the form.

Spectacular Setting!

For the second straight year, the dinner will take place at the Grand Hyatt Washington.
Click to see more of the Grand Hyatt!
The Grand Hyatt is just two blocks from the Washington Convention Center where the Credit Union National Association’s 2009 Governmental Affairs Conference will be staged.

Portion is Tax-Deductible

Individual tickets for the three-course dinner are priced at $200 each; tables of 10 are priced at $1,900.

Up to $44 of each ticket or $440 of each table is tax-deductible.

Dinner Sponsors

This gala event is made possible by NCUF's generous Corporate Supporters.