CU Ambassador Award Presented to CUCC
l-r: L.R. (Bobby) McVeigh presents the WOCCU Credit Union Ambassador Award to Jack Smit, board chairman of CUCC
Toronto, Canada—World Council of Credit
Inc. (WOCCU) presented the Credit Union
Ambassador Award to Credit Union Central of
Canada (CUCC) at their 2004 Conference in
Toronto, Canada this evening. The award
recognized CUCC's 50th anniversary of providing
services to Canadian credit unions.
The Credit Union Ambassador's Award
the contributions of individuals or
for their commitment to fostering international
credit union development. This award is usually
granted on the occasion of a special event.
L.R. (Bobby) McVeigh, WOCCU board chairman
Canadian delegate to World Council presented the
award on behalf of president and CEO Arthur
Arnold and the WOCCU board of directors.
noted, "The success of the Canadian credit union
system has been exceptional and today we are
considered to be one of the leading Movements in
world. The future for Canadian credit unions is
bright!" (Click for full
CUCC board chairman, Jack Smit proudly
the award on behalf of the Canadian credit union
system. Noting this is milestone for credit
unions and will hopefully be one of many in the
World Council of Credit Unions is the global trade association and development agency for credit unions. World Council promotes the sustainable development of credit unions and other financial cooperatives around the world to empower people through access to high quality and affordable financial services. World Council advocates on behalf of the global credit union system before international organizations and works with national governments to improve legislation and regulation. Its technical assistance programs introduce new tools and technologies to strengthen credit unions' financial performance and increase their outreach.
World Council has implemented more than 290 technical assistance programs in 71 countries. Worldwide, 51,000 credit unions in 100 countries serve 196 million people. Learn more about World Council's impact around the world at www.woccu.org.