September 2, 2011 - Tucson, Arizona - Pima Federal Credit Union is honored to announce the acceptance of first place for two very prestigious awards in the credit union industry.
The Dora Maxwell Social Responsibility Community Service Award is given to recognize model credit union efforts to strengthen local organizations and materially improve the lives of non-members through community outreach.
The Desjardins Youth Financial Education Award is presented to a credit union that displays leadership within the credit union movement in the area of financial literacy.
Pima Federal's President/CEO, Nathanael Tarwasokono says, "Over the years, we've stressed the importance of giving back to the community. Being good with money is presumed; however, being good with people is our culture, and we are very grateful to be a resource for the community."
About Pima Federal Credit Union
Pima Federal Credit Union (Five-Star Rated credit union by Bauer Financial) was established in 1951 by teachers of Amphitheater High School. Each of the original 16 members contributed $5.25 to establish $84 in total deposits. Since its creation, Pima Federal has become one of the largest credit unions in Southern Arizona. Today, Pima Federal has over $340 million in total assets while serving more than 51,000 members.