Hiway FCU named Outstanding 2014 Financial Advocate by LSS Financial Counseling


Brainerd Dispatch © 06/29/2014 – ST. PAUL, Minn. – On June 18, LSS Financial Counseling hosted its fifth annual Financial Advocacy Awards in Minneapolis to recognize people or organizations that serve to improve economic justice and advocate for people and families in vulnerable financial situations.

Better Business Bureau of Minnesota and North Dakota (BBB) was one of five organizations receiving that honor this year.

“At LSS Financial Counseling, we are in a unique position to witness the outstanding advocacy of other community leaders who work tirelessly to bring hope and financial stability to people in vulnerable financial situations,” said Darryl Dahlheimer, program director for LSS Financial Counseling, in a news release. “These extraordinary people and organizations have really inspired us through their work and it’s an honor for us to recognize them.”

More than 80 participants gathered to honor the five organizations receiving the 2014 Financial Advocacy Award: Better Business Bureau of Minnesota and North Dakota, Boynton Health Service of the University of Minnesota, Hiway Federal Credit Union, Mankato Economic Development Authority, and Minnesota Life College.