January 5, 2015

Photo Finish

FESTIVAL FRIENDS

Whitinsville-based UniBank donated $2,500 to the Worcester Center for Crafts for its Holiday Festival of Crafts. Pictured, left to right, are: Honee Hess, executive director, Worcester Center for Crafts; Candace Casey, director of the festival; and Klara Mnacko, manager of UniBank's Grove Street branch.



ANNUAL FUND AID

Marlboro Orthodontics helped raise money for Immaculate Conception School in Marlborough. Pictured, left to right, are: Sandi Barrett, advancement director, Immaculate Conception; Kylee Kelly, patient coordinator, Marlboro Orthodontics; Linda Short, school principal; and Dr. Sirena Hsieh of Marlboro Orthodontics.

WARM TIDINGS

Worcester-based Commerce Bank donated 65 coats to Worcester Community Action Council's new coat drive. Pictured, left to right, are: Linda Taylor, job developer; WCAC; Bette O'Reilly, Westborough office manager, Commerce Bank; Michael Roy, bank senior vice president; Jill Dagilis, council executive director; and Michelle Ramirez, GED instructor, WCAC.

INVESTING IN THE FUTURE

Clinton Savings Bank hosted 17 Clinton High School students for a Junior Achievement of Northern New England "Skills to Achieve" program. Pictured is Robert J. Paulhus Jr., bank president and CEO, with students.

BANKING ON COMMUNITY

Athol Savings Bank pledged $30,000 to the Wendell P. Clark Memorial YMCA expansion project in Winchendon. Pictured, left to right, front row, are: Michael Toomey, chief lending officer, Athol Savings Bank; and Michael Quinn, executive director, Clark Memorial YMCA. Second row: David Connor and Darlene Rossi, board members, YMCA; and Carmelle Lucius, bank branch manager in Winchendon. Third row: YMCA board members Ernest P. "Bud" Fletcher, Marie Urquhart and Cindy Landanno. Fourth row: Larry Estelle and Roy Graves of the bank.

A LIFT FOR LEARNING

Southbridge Savings Bank donated $2,500 to Literacy Volunteers of Greater Worcester. Pictured, left to right, are: Todd Tallman, president and CEO, Southbridge Savings; Emma Britton, director of education, and Ellen Benz, executive director, Literacy Volunteers; and Ron Cooper, chairman of the bank's charitable donations committee.

GIFTS OF GENEROSITY

Lancaster-based D'Ambrosio Eye Care donated presents, party supplies, favors and gift cards to Birthday Wishes, a Newton-based non-profit that provides birthday parties for children in local shelters. Pictured, left to right, are: Jude Seppa, community outreach, D'Ambrosio Eye Care; Tammy Reagen, Central Massachusetts coordinator, Birthday Wishes; and Jessica Pepin of D'Ambrosio.

SPORTS SAFETY

Bay State Savings Bank of Worcester funded pre-concussion testing for 173 Worcester Junior Sharks Youth Hockey players. The testing was done in two different locations, including at Auburn-Webster Elks Lodge in Auburn. The Elks donated use of the space.

HOOP HOSPITALITY

Marlborough Savings Bank employees and members of the Boys & Girls Club of MetroWest in Marlborough engaged in a friendly game of basketball. The bank is a longtime sponsor of the Boys & Girls Club basketball league.

OF NOTE

  • Provo Financial Services Inc. of Shrewsbury raised $3,525 for the UMass Medicine Cancer Walk last fall to support clinical trials and cancer research and care at the UMass Medical School's Cancer Center of Excellence.
  • People's United Bank, with offices in Central Massachuetts, awarded $129,500 to Massachusetts nonprofits, including Oak Hill Community Development Corp. in Worcester ($10,000) and Community Harvest Project in Grafton ($5,000).
  • Hudson-based Murphy Insurance Agency volunteered to be a Toys for Tots drop-off site.


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