Submitted by Elizabeth A. Kuhns, Essex Savings Bank.
Gregory R. Shook, President & CEO of Essex Savings Bank announced the distribution
of the Directors’ portion of the Bank’s Community Investment Fund. “The COVID-19
pandemic has left many in our community to rely more than ever on the support
provided by our local nonprofits organizations. Unfortunately, many of these
organizations have struggled due to restrictions on fundraising. Now more than ever,
Essex Savings Bank’s Board, Trustees and Staff are proud to support our local
organizations to aid our community.” In 2020 the Bank’s Board, Senior Management
and branches have allocated Community Investment Program monies to many local
non-profit organizations including the following:
- Angel Charities
- Bare Necessities, Inc.
- Camp Hazen YMCA
- The Chester Historical Society, Inc.
- Connecticut Sports Management Group, Inc.
- The Community Music School
- The Cove
- Habitat for Humanity
- Essex Historical Society
- Essex Veterans Memorial Hall
- The Estuary Council of Seniors, Inc. (ESCI)
- Florence Griswold Museum
- Hope Partnership
- The Ivoryton Library Association
- Lawrence & Memorial Hospital
- Lyme Academy College of Fine Arts
- Lymes’ Youth Service Bureau
- MacCurdy Salisbury Educational Foundation, Inc.
- Madison Fire & EMS Group Services
- Middlesex Hospital
- Robbie Collomore
- Tri-Town Youth Services
- The Shoreline Soup Kitchen & Pantries, Inc.
- Valley Shore YMCA
Essex Savings Bank is a FDIC insured, state chartered, mutual savings bank
established in 1851. The Bank serves the Connecticut River Valley and shoreline with
six offices in Essex (2), Chester, Madison, Old Lyme and Old Saybrook providing a full
complement of personal and business banking. Financial, estate, insurance and
retirement planning are offered throughout the state by the Bank’s Trust Department
and wholly-owned subsidiary, Essex Financial Services, Inc., Member FINRA, SIPC