|Jenise L. Lucey, Berkshire South,
Rich Aldrich, Salisbury Bank,
Adam Hersch, Berkshire South.
Salisbury Bank announced today that the Massachusetts Bankers Association Charitable Foundation awarded the Berkshire South Regional Community Center an Honorable Mention Award in the amount of $1,500. The Massachusetts Bankers Association Charitable Foundation, established is 1996, makes major gifts annually on behalf of the industry to deserving causes nominated by member banks in their areas.
“Salisbury Bank nominated the Berkshire South Regional Community Center for one of this year’s coveted Massachusetts Bankers Association Charitable Foundation Awards because of the important recreational, educational, cultural, health and social services they offer to all members of the local community,” commented Rich Aldrich, Salisbury Bank Executive Vice President.
Aldrich continued, “We are very proud and pleased that this excellent community organization was chosen to receive this grant to assist them with their community outreach activities.”
Jenise L. Lucey, Berkshire South Executive Director said, “We cannot thank Salisbury Bank enough for their endorsement and nomination for this charitable gift.”
Adam Hersch, Chairman of the Board of Berkshire South remarked, “We are thrilled with this award and thank Salisbury Bank for supporting the programs offered by Berkshire South. This award will help us realize our vision to enrich the communities both organizations serve.”
Berkshire South Regional Community Center is a non-sectarian, non-profit organization that is open to all, regardless of ability to pay. The Community Center facility was completed and opened its doors in July of 2002. Since then, the Community Center has served thousands of children, adults, senior citizens and families from the 17 towns in south Berkshire County, as well as those from the surrounding New York and Connecticut towns which border the Berkshires. To date, the Community Center has granted over $100,000 in financial aid for membership and program assistance.
Salisbury Bank is a full-service community bank headquartered in Lakeville, Connecticut and presently operates full service branches in Canaan, Lakeville, Salisbury and Sharon, Connecticut, Sheffield and South Egremont, Massachusetts as well as Dover Plains and Millerton, New York. The Bank has been serving families and businesses for 160 years and offers a full range of consumer and business banking products and services as well as trust and investment services.