NJFCU Supports Hurricane Katrina Relief
TOTOWA, N.J. - (From left) North Jersey Federal Credit Union President/CEO Lourdes Garcia and Director of Marketing/Operations Maria Alves-Schmetow present a check for $2,500 to the National Credit Union Foundation's National Disaster Relief Fund to help support Hurricane Katrina relief efforts. Accepting on behalf of the organization is New Jersey Credit Union Foundation Board Director Ann South and New Jersey Credit Union League Vice President of Governmental Affairs/General Counsel Scott Rekant. In the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina, the New Jersey Credit Union League reached out to NJFCU and other New Jersey credit unions to help assist those devastated by Hurricane Katrina. NJFCU staff and members made donations. "This is a tragedy that has touched all Americans. We wanted to involve our members and the community, while embracing the `People Helping People' credit union philosophy," said Alves-Schemetow.