Int'l Honors Awarded
GLASGOW, Scotland-Jim McMahon, an Irish League of CUs board member, has been honored with the World Council's Distinguished Service Award for his work in a number of areas. Measnwhile, WOCCU presented its Ambassador Award to Servus CU in Edmonton, Alberta. Retiring President/CEO Pete Crear was recognized by Rotary International with its highest honor as a Paul Harris Fellow. Crear was also presented with the Raiffeisen Medal by Germany's Raiffeisen Union. WOCCU Vice Chairman Grzegorz Bierecki was honored by the Ukrainian Orthodox Church for work done by Poland's trade association in developing credit unions in that nation.