TOTOWA, N.J. (4/30/12)--North Jersey FCU, Totowa, N.J., has been named the winner of New Jersey Credit Union League's (NJCUL) "Banking You Can Trust" story contest for its happy tale of helping one member, who had been turned down again and again by banks, get the financing she needed for a wheelchair accessible van for her disabled son.
North Jersey FCU President/CEO Lourdes Cortez (left) receives a "Banking You Can Trust" certificate from New Jersey Credit Union League Marketing and Communications Coordinator Marissa Anema. (Photo provided by New Jersey Credit Union League)
NJCUL asked credit unions to share their personal stories about how they have helped members in a profound way (The Daily Exchange
As the winner of NJCUL's "Banking You Can Trust" Story Contest, North Jersey FCU receives a feature story in NJCUL's Weekly Exchange
newsletter, a framed reprint of the story, a feature story in NJCUL's legislative newsletter NJ CU Digest
, the story featured on the home page of the league website, the story sent to the local press, and a certificate certifying that the credit union provides "Banking You Can Trust."