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Franklin Savings Bank Awards $14,000 to Scholars
Franklin, NH
07/01/2015 11:14 AM

Jeffery B. Savage, president & CEO of Franklin Savings Bank, announced today that the bank awarded $14,000 in scholarships to 23 high school graduates at the following schools: Franklin High School, Winnisquam Regional High School, Newfound Regional High School, Merrimack Valley High School, Laconia High School, Gilford High School, Belmont High School and Sant Bani School. The awards were presented through the FSB Scholarship Fund.

Franklin Savings Bank is proud to support the educational aspirations of these graduates as they prepare for the next journey in their lives,” said Jeffery B. Savage. “As an independent, mutually-owned community bank with deep roots in the towns and cities we serve, we are proud to support local students and their families who may be faced with the challenge of paying for higher education.”

The FSB Scholarship Fundwas established in 1994 to benefit area students in their pursuit of higher education. Since 1994, the bank has awarded 386 scholarships totaling $283,925 to local graduates. The Ffnd represents the bank's commitment to helping families afford advanced educational opportunities for their children who are enrolled in college full time.

The purpose of the FSB Scholarship Fund is to provide scholarship assistance to selected high school graduating seniors who reside in communities located within the bank's primary market area, encompassing the towns of Tilton, Northfield, Canterbury, Belmont, Gilford, Salisbury, Penacook, Boscawen, Webster, Andover, Hill, Sanbornton, Danbury, New Hampton, Bristol, Alexandria, Bridgewater, Hebron, Groton, and the Cities of Franklin and Laconia.


Established in 1869, Franklin Savings Bank is an independent, mutually-owned community bank, offering a full array of commercial lending, retail banking and investment services throughout the Central Lakes Region and southern New Hampshire. Headquartered in Franklin, the Bank has offices in Bristol, Boscawen, Tilton, Laconia and Gilford, as well as an office in Bedford for business lending. Franklin Savings Bank also offers investment, insurance and financial planning services through its wholly-owned subsidiary, Independence Financial Advisors, from offices in Franklin, Bedford and Rochester, New Hampshire. As a recognized leader in providing the latest in financial services technology, Franklin Savings Bank remains committed to serving the needs of businesses, families and the communities it serves, through a dedicated team of employees, a diverse line of financial products and services, and continued investment in emerging technology.


You can learn more about Franklin Savings Bank by calling 1.800.372.4445, or visiting,, or    
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