Thomaston Savings Bank Foundation, Inc. has reconfirmed its financial commitment to the people within the communities it serves and is proud to announce total grant distributions $430,285.00 for the year 2016. With total assets of $5.4 million, the Thomaston Savings Bank Foundation, Inc. is a cornerstone to the charitable needs of its communities helping to make a difference in hundreds of peoples’ lives.
According to Foundation President, Stephen L. Lewis, grants in excess of $4.9 million have been awarded since the Foundation’s inception in 1997. The Foundation has positively impacted area youth by enhancing local school and library programs, athletic facilities and programs, family literacy, safety awareness and other educational enrichment programs. The grants also support the needs of local fire departments, ambulance corps, senior citizens, crisis funds, disabled citizens, religious organizations and numerous other charitable entities.
“We are proud to contribute to the betterment of our communities by supporting various non-profit organizations,” said Stephen L. Lewis, President, Thomaston Savings Bank Foundation, Inc.
The Thomaston Savings Bank Foundation, Inc. hosted a reception for this year’s 205 grant recipients at the Thomaston Opera House on October 4, 2016. The Trustees of the Foundation and Thomaston Savings Bank officers awarded grants and enjoyed the evening by meeting those who share their commitment to area charitable causes.
This Foundation could not have been established if it were not for loyal Thomaston Savings Bank customers that have facilitated the Bank as a leader in the community. The Foundation believes it will grow substantially acknowledging our true spirit of giving back to the communities we serve.
A complete listing of the 2016 grant recipients is available at any of Thomaston Savings Bank locations or from Thomaston Savings Bank Foundation Secretary, James R. Nichol, who may be reached at 860.283.3402.