Savings Bank of Danbury to be featured in documentary

http://www.newstimes.com/business/article/Savings-Bank-of-Danbury-to-be-featured-in-11953240.php   DANBURY — Savings Bank of Danbury will be the only bank in the Northeast to be featured in an episode of “Behind the Scenes,” a documentary program hosted by James Earl Jones and aired on public television. Savings Bank of Danbury, one of five banks to be featured in the program, was chosen […]

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GCS Credit Union makes large donation to the Amy Center

https://m.riverbender.com/articles/details.cfm?id=23278   Mt. Vernon, IL – GCS Credit Union employees joined together to raise $945.00 in the month of August to benefit The Amy Schulz Child Advocacy Center. The Amy Center is a charitable not-for-profit organization. Services to child abuse victims and family members are provided free of charge at the center. The Amy Center […]

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COMMUNITY BANK, N.A. SUPPORTS EDUCATION AT MUSEUM

http://www.artintheadirondacks.com/2017/community-bank-n-supports-education-museum/   OGDENSBURG, NY – The Frederic Remington Art Museum recently received a donation from Community Bank, N.A. in support of education at the Eva Caten Remington Education Center. Laura A. Foster, director of the Frederic Remington Art Museum, receives a check from Matthew Honeywell, ​branch manager ​at Community Bank, N.A. ​in Ogdensburg, NY. ​ […]

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L.A. County Fair: More than 35 Community Heroes to be recognized

http://www.dailybulletin.com/lifestyle/20150821/la-county-fair-more-than-35-community-heroes-to-be-recognized POMONA >> More than 35 community members from all walks of life will be recognized as Community Heroes during the L.A. County Fair, which begins Sept. 4 at the Fairplex. The heroes live or work in 16 cities surrounding the Fairplex and will be honored during each city’s day at the fair, Fairplex spokeswoman […]

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Wilkinsburg Youth Project attracts teens

http://www.post-gazette.com/local/east/2015/10/23/Wilkinsburg-Youth-Project-attracts-teens/stories/201510090036 By Deana Carpenter Jessica Burns of Wilkinsburg has a mission to change the perception of the youth in the borough and its surrounding communities. The social worker, who has lived in Wilkinsburg for 25 years, started the Wilkinsburg Youth Project two summers ago to provide mentors and service opportunities for youth age 14 to […]

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How to Get Your Kids Into a Habit of Community Service

http://www.parent.co/how-to-get-your-kids-into-a-habit-of-community-service by Danielle Helzer I try to be an intentional parent. It doesn’t always work out because, let’s face it: being a parent is SO HARD. Prior to becoming a mom, I spent seven years teaching English to high school students. It was an overwhelming job, but parenting is a new level of overload. The responsibility […]

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Why your employer wants you to volunteer – and why you should

http://m.mysanantonio.com/sponsoredarticles/business/education-careers/article/Why-your-employer-wants-you-to-volunteer-and-8329702.php Why your employer wants you to volunteer – and why you should (BPT) – Does your employer consider community service part of a job well done? If you’re wondering whether you should take advantage of your employer’s offer to pay you for volunteer time, keep in mind employee volunteerism benefits everyone involved — your […]

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Obama’s Commencement at Rutgers and what Community Banks Already Know

Don’t just go out and make a fortune, make a difference.” ~ President Obama Obama to Class of 2016: ‘It’s Your Turn Now to Shape Your Nation’s Destiny’ Sunday, May 15, 2016 By Robin Lally http://news.rutgers.edu/news/obama-class-2016-its-your-turn-now-shape-your-nations-destiny/20160515#.V0Ruv5MrJE6 Obama commends Rutgers for persistence in inviting him and said letters from student body president’s grandmother sealed the deal President […]

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New nonprofit Fox Hole Homes has a hairbrained scheme to house homeless veterans and so far, it’s working #communitybanks #creditunions #newmexico #nonprofit #opportunity

http://www.abqjournal.com/687230/news-around-the-region/new-nonprofit-fox-hole-homes-has-a-hairbrained-scheme-to-house-homeless-veterans-and-so-far-its-working.html New nonprofit Fox Hole Homes has a hairbrained scheme to house homeless veterans– and so far, it’s working The drive onto No. 60 Rattle Snake Road is easy to miss. The gravel road, probably not wide enough for two cars, meanders through the desert between Alamogordo and Tularosa. Cacti and chaparral grow low to […]

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Florida Banks See Profits Climb In The Third Quarter #communitybanks #creditunions #profits

http://www.heraldtribune.com/article/20151207/columnist/151209729 THE MONEY MINDERS Florida banks see profits climb in the third quarter By John Hielscher Profits continued to climb at Florida’s financial institutions in the third quarter. The state’s 165 banks and thrifts earned a combined $382 million in the July-September period, a 22 percent gain over the year, according to new data from […]

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