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Franklin Savings Bank Raises $15,125 for Granite United Way
Franklin, NH
10/27/2015 09:32 AM

Jeffery B. Savage, president & CEO of Franklin Savings Bank, announced today that the bank raised $15,125 for its Granite United Way Pacesetter Campaign; a 20.5% increase over the prior year. As a Pacesetter organization, the bank’s annual fundraising campaign takes place prior to the official launch of GUW’s general campaign.

“I am very pleased with the results of our campaign this year and for the generosity of those employees who were able to contribute to this important cause,” commented Jeffery B. Savage. “This marks the second year that Franklin Savings Bank has been a pacesetter organization. We look forward to holding our annual campaign as it enables us to educate our employees on the impact their contributions have, both monetarily and through their commitment of time, on supporting Granite United Way’s community impact areas.”

In addition, this marks the 20th year that Franklin Savings Bank has participated in the Days of Caring events. A group of five employees volunteered their time to participate in the Merrimack County Day of Caring where they completed a few projects which involved picking up 700’ of brush at Webster Place in Franklin, washing windows at Franklin VNA & Hospice, and organizing closets at the McAuliffe-Shepard Discovery Center in Concord. In addition, a team of nine employees took part in the Central Region Day of Caring and completed a multitude of assignments, such as landscaping, maintenance, painting, trail clearing, cleaning, and gardening at the Boys & Girls Club of Greater Concord, Chapman Sanctuary & Visny Woods in Sandwich, and the Salvation Army-Carey House, Greater Lakes Child Advocacy Center and Lakes Region Child Care Services – all based in 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


Photo caption: (Pictured l-r) Nancy Watson, Branch Supervisor of FSB’s Boscawen office; Michelle Swift, ATM/Debit Card Specialist; and Linda Congdon, Commercial Lending Assistant, take a much needed break after a day of clearing brush at Webster Place in Franklin during GUW’s Merrimack County Day of Caring event.  
Dawn Beers
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