NJCUL Honors 2018 Award Winners at Dinner Banquet; Jason Lyle Black Performs

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. – NJCUL’s 84th Annual Meeting and Convention finished off Monday evening with a cocktail hour, awards dinner and performance made by Jason Lyle Black, an award-winning pianist, entertainer, and composer, whose combination of music, comedy, and audience interaction creates a one-of-a-kind show experience.

Attendees gathered in the banquet hall to honor NJCUL’s 2018 Awards Program winners, presenting each winner with a plaque and a short video to honor who they are and why they were chosen.

The awards ceremony began with NJCUL President/CEO David Frankil calling to the stage Nicole Hudson, Director of Fundraising and Operations at Children’s Miracle Network to announce two very special awards.

Hudson thanked all New Jersey credit unions for their hard work and all that they do for the Children’s Miracle Network. She presented an award to the two highest fundraisers in the state: one for Children’s Specialized Hospital and one for Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, both of which New Jersey credit unions support through Children’s Miracle Network fundraising.

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Elizabeth NJ Firemen's FCU was recognized as the top fundraiser for Children’s Specialized Hospital and Bay Atlantic FCU as recognized as the top fundraiser for Children's Hospital of Philadelphia.


The first of the NJCUL Awards, the 2018 Catherine Miller and Alexander Kosobucki Marketing Award, went to South Jersey FCU. The award was accepted by South Jerey FCU President/CEO of South Jersey FCU, Ernie Huggard, on behalf of Linda Lauback, South Jersey FCU Assistant Vice President of Marketing.


The next award, the Calvin Jackson Memorial Volunteer of the Year Award, recognizes one credit union volunteer that gives their own time to be more involved in the industry. This award was presented to South Jersey FCU Board Member John Bettis.


The Credit Union of the Year Award recognizes the outstanding work of one of NJCUL's member credit unions. This year's Credit Union of the Year Award was presented to Ernie Huggard, CEO of South Jersey FCU.


The CEO of the Year award recognizes the excellent work of one of our state’s credit union CEOs. This year's CEO of the Year award was presented to Jim Burns, President/CEO of Jersey Shore Federal Credit Union.


After dinner, Jason Lyle Black, an award-winning pianist, entertainer, and composer put on an unforgettable performance for this year's Convention attendees to enjoy.

Additional photos from NJCUL's 84th Annual Meeting and Convention can be found on the League's official Facebook page.