Jeffery B. Savage, President & CEO, of
Franklin Savings Bank, announced today that the bank sponsored 44 children in
the Franklin area and granted an additional 40 wishes for children in the Boscawen
and New Hampton communities.
“As a true community bank dedicated to helping improve the communities we serve, we are proud to support organizations, like Toys for Tots, during this time of the year,” said Jeffery B. Savage, President & CEO. “It is our hope that through the bank’s contributions to these types of programs, no child will wake up without a gift under their tree this holiday season.”
The bank sponsored 44 children in Franklin
through Toys for Tots, which was coordinated by the Franklin Police
Department. Since 1992, FSB has
sponsored 1,051 children through its participation in this annual holiday
Next, the Bank granted 40 wishes for children in Boscawen and New Hampton through toy donations for the Boscawen Police Department’s Christmas for Kids Program and the New Hampton Community Church Community Gift Program. Donations were collected at FSB offices in these towns from early November through the beginning of December.
The Bank also made a $1,700 donation to the Greater Lakes Region’s Children’s Charity Auction. Twelve employees volunteered their time to work the phone bank during the auction. In addition, $200 was collected from employees through a donation to wear jeans to work day.
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,
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
You can learn more about Franklin Savings
Bank by calling 1.800.372.4445, or visiting www.fsbnh.com,
Photo caption: Pictured l-r: Bruce Quimby, Maintenance Assistant; Gloria Pickering, Teller; and Sarah Stanley, Community Relations Officer, get ready to transport toys collected from FSB’s Franklin offices for Toys for Tots to the Franklin Police Department.