NEWS RELEASE — People’s United Bank
Jan. 3, 2013
Kathleen L. Schirling
802.660.1363 Fax: 802.660.1577
PEOPLE’S UNITED BANK AWARDS $2,000 TO BENNINGTON PROJECT INDEPENDENCE
BENNINGTON, VT – People’s United Bank announced today that they have made a $2,000 donation to Bennington Project Independence. The funding will support Phase II of their Adult Day Health Center facility on historic Harwood Hill.
“We are pleased to provide this donation to Bennington Project Independence,” said Shelley Colvin, Financial Service Manager and Market Manager for People’s United Bank. “Bennington Project Independence is a great resource in our community.”
PEOPLE’S UNITED BANK AWARDS $500 TO CHESTER-ANDOVER FAMILY CENTER
CHESTER, VT – People’s United Bank announced today that they have made a $500 donation to the Chester-Andover Family Center in Chester, Vermont. The funding will be used to provide more then 60 monthly food packages to families and individuals in need. In addition, the funding will support programs that provide financial assistance for utilities, rent and transportation.
“We are pleased to provide this donation to the Chester-Andover Family Center,” said Barb LeMire, Financial Service Manager and Market Manager for People’s United Bank. “The Chester-Andover Family Center is a great resource in our community for those in need. The Center provides a hand up, rather than a hand out. They are an organization that helps people help themselves and we are fortunate to have them in our community.”
About People’s United Bank
People’s United Bank is a subsidiary of People’s United Financial, Inc., a diversified financial services company with $29 billion in assets. People’s United Bank, founded in 1842, is the largest independent bank headquartered in New England and provides commercial and retail banking, as well as wealth management services through a network of approximately 419 branches in Connecticut, Massachusetts, Vermont, New York, New Hampshire and Maine. Through its subsidiaries, People’s United Financial provides equipment financing, brokerage and insurance services.