PUEBLO, COLORADO – Minnequa Works Credit Union is proud to announce that one of our own, Vice President of Member Services, Pauline Montoya, has been recognized in receiving the prestigious Jefferson Award.
For over 50 years, the Jefferson Award has honored those who multiply good in communities across the nation. Award recipients have included national figures, both public and private, that represent good that is happening all around us. The award honors those who put others first and focuses on being able to empower them to do more while sharing their story and inspiring others to action.
Pauline has shown this representation of good in so many ways, both as a leader with Minnequa Works Credit Union, and beyond in her personal life and community. Pauline has been able to inspire others in a weight loss journey that has brought good to her and others. In her own words, Pauline was “Ready to take back health.” In addition to her inspirational weight loss, Pauline reached a level of personal health that allowed her to share life with her brother in the form of a kidney transplant earlier this year.
Pauline hopes that her story will help to inspire others. She wants to be “someone people feel they can reach out to and ask questions and hopefully allow those considering donating to learn more about it.”
At Minnequa Works, we are incredibly inspired each day by the service and teamwork that Pauline brings to the Credit Union and our Members, and we are excited to be able to cheer her on as she exemplifies doing good for others in recognition as a Jefferson Award Recipient.
“My journey saved both of our lives,” said Pauline. “I feel 20 years younger and my life has changed in so many positive ways. My intention is to share my experience and give hope to others.”
Minnequa Works Credit Union is excited to be able to share in congratulations and appreciation for Pauline’s inspiring actions that have put others first in such a tremendous and powerful way.
About Minnequa Works Credit Union:
Since 1937, Minnequa Works Credit Union has provided quality financial services to Members living and working in Southern Colorado. As a Member-Owned not-for-profit Credit Union, Minnequa Works is committed to working for the Membership as they are equally as hard working in the community. As part of the “People Helping People” Movement of Credit Unions, Minnequa Works serves over 12,000 Members in providing a wide range of products and services that yield higher dividends on savings and lower rates on loans to help each Member through their financial life.
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