New Jersey’s Women History Makers Exhibit at North Jersey Federal Credit Union

Who: North Jersey Federal Credit Union and Passaic County Historical Society

What:  Women History Makers Exhibit that will be displayed throughout North Jersey Federal CU branch. The art exhibit will present profiles and portraits of New Jersey women who boldly changed the landscape of their field and profession.

Where: North Jersey Federal Credit Union Flagship Branch,  711 Union Blvd, Totowa, NJ 07512

When: Thursday, March 15, 2018 from 6:00 to 8:00 pm

Why: In recognition of Women’s History Month, we are honoring New Jersey women who have shaped the direction of the state and the nation.  This exhibit highlights women of the Garden State’s contributions to history, business, music, sports and government. 


About North Jersey Federal

Founded in 1936, North Jersey Federal Credit Union serves over 27,000 members in New Jersey with five branches in Totowa, Paterson, Garfield, a newly relocated branch in Newark and a new branch in Elmwood Park.  As CEO, Lourdes Cortez is credited for spearheading the growth of the credit union from $168 million to over $233 million in assets. North Jersey Federal was founded in 1936 in Paterson to serve teachers in Passaic County. Eighty years later, North Jersey Federal has expanded its charter to include anyone that lives, works, worships, attends school, or conducts business in Passaic, Bergen, Essex, Hudson, Morris, Union and Middlesex Counties. North Jersey Federal is a member-owned, not-for-profit financial cooperative. Growing out of North Jersey Federal’s highly successful “Operation Share & Care” community service and volunteer programs, the CU established a foundation to formalize its work with its members who want to participate and donate to charities and causes.  The Foundation has significantly increase North Jersey Federal’s efforts to stay committed to its credit union motto of “People Helping People.”


About the Passaic County Historical Society

Formed in 1926, The Passaic County Historical Society was founded to “cultivate interest among individuals in the community at large in the history of Passaic County.” To that end, the Society operates the Lambert Castle Museum, maintains the Passaic County Historical Society Library, curates a large and ever-expanding collection of historic objects and materials, and reaches out to the community through special events, group tours, and education programs. The Passaic County Historical Society also regularly hosts lectures, concerts, and specialized programs.