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The Carolinas Credit Union Foundation Awards Gala

The Carolinas Credit Union League is a proud supporter of the Carolinas Credit Union Foundation, and together we will honor several credit unions and credit union professionals on January 31, 2019 – the night before Carolinas Credit Union LAUNCH. This will be a semi-formal event with cocktail attire encouraged. All event proceeds with go towards the Foundation’s exclusive sponsorship of Victory Junction’s Reach Program.

 

Current Sponsors:

                       

 

Dinner Sponsors

 

Table Sponsors

                         

                                                               

 

 

Awards Gala Schedule of Events

5:30 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. – Cocktail Reception

7:00 p.m. – 7:45 p.m. – Plated Dinner Service

7:45 p.m. – Award Presentation & Entertainment

Hero Honorees Include:

 

Lifetime Achievement Award

Marc Schaefer, CEO of Truliant Federal Credit Union

Recognized for his imprint on advocacy, creation of Truliant’s culture and dedication for the community and as a steadfast champion of the credit union movement.

 

 

Partner in Philanthropy Award

Robert Harris, CEO of Health Facilities Federal Credit Union

Recognized for his fundraising efforts for the City of Florence Police Benevolence Fund.

 

 

Partner in Philanthropy Award

Upstate Charitable Giving Committee

Recognized for its completion of a $150,000 fundraising pledge to the Greenville Children’s Hospital.

 

CUNA State-Level Award Winners Include:

Desjardins Adult Financial Education Award

Carolina Foothills Federal Credit Union

Family Trust Federal Credit Union

Palmetto Citizens Federal Credit Union

 

Desjardins Youth Financial Education Award

Carolina Foothills Federal Credit Union

Carolina Trust Federal Credit Union

Palmetto Citizens Federal Credit Union

Truliant Federal Credit Union

 

Dora Maxwell Award

Carolina Trust Federal Credit Union

Carolina Foothills Federal Credit Union

Piedmont Advantage Credit Union

Palmetto Citizens Federal Credit Union

Truliant Federal Credit Union

Local Government Federal Credit Union

 

Louise Herring Award

Carolina Foothills Federal Credit Union

Carolina Trust Federal Credit Union

Palmetto Citizens Federal Credit Union

 

Winners of CUNA’s state-level competition can be viewed here.

The Evenings Entertainment

Jonathan Byrd is a preacher’s son, a Gulf War veteran, and an award-winning songwriter from Chapel Hill, North Carolina, known for literary, outsider songs that have become Americana favorites. Byrd is involved with Guitarists for Good, a non-profit founded by Local Government FCU Events Manager, Sandy Green. Guitarists for Good shares the love of music by giving the gift of guitars, music lessons, and group jam sessions to homeless shelters serving our communities.

Sponsorship Opportunities – Carolinas Foundation Dinner

These Sponsorships are for Credit Unions Only

Exclusivity, with only one premier sponsor with top billing. You will enjoy substantial stage time as you welcome the crowd, describe the event and introduce various speakers. Includes 10 tickets to the dinner.

$5,995

Includes 10 tickets to the dinner, table tents with your logo and message on all dinner tables, and free entrance to the LAUNCH conference the next day.

$3,995

Includes 10 tickets to the dinner, cocktail table tents or cocktail napkins with your logo, and free entrance to the LAUNCH conference the next day.

$2,995

Includes 10 tickets at the awards dinner, a professional reprint of the award winner’s write-up with your logo and sponsorship, and free entrance to the LAUNCH conference the next day.

$1,995

Get 10 tickets for your own table at the Gala

$1,500

For TICKETS, CREDIT UNION employees  Click Here     Includes free entrance to the LAUNCH conference the next day.

For SPONSORSHIPS, CREDIT UNION employees  Click Here    Includes free entrance to the LAUNCH conference the next day.

These sponsorships are for service providers and supporters

All Sponsors Will Receive:
• A unique printed sign at the event
• Your logo on a combined sponsor sign
• Your scrolling logo on the screen during cocktail hour and dinner
• Your logo and sponsorship level listed in the program guide
• Two tickets to the dinner
• Mention in media coverage that follows the event
• Access and discounts to Carolina Credit Union LAUNCH
• An 8x8 sized booth at LAUNCH

Exclusivity, with only one premier sponsor with top billing. You will enjoy substantial stage time as you welcome the crowd, describe the event and introduce various speakers.

$5,995

Table top tents with your logo on all of the dinner tables.

$3,995

Your name on a signature drink from the bar, and either table top tents with your logo on all of the reception tables, or you can choose to provide cocktail napkins with your logo.

$2,995

For SPONSORHSIPS or TICKETS for VENDORS  Click Here     Make sure your selection has the word “Vendor” in the title. Limit of two tickets per company.