Bangor, PA (May 13, 2016) – As part of Merchants Bank’s continuing support of organizations that seek to develop, promote, and finance innovative educational programs, and also seek to enhance the quality of education with extended learning and co-curricular opportunities, Merchants Bank has donated $2,000 to The Foundation for Easton Schools through sponsorship dollars and the Educational Improvement Tax Credit Program (EITC).
Established in 1890, Merchants Bank is a locally owned and operated community bank. Headquartered in Bangor, PA, Merchants has two branch offices in Bangor and additional offices throughout the Lehigh Valley, including Mount Bethel, Wind Gap, Nazareth, Forks Township, Martins Creek, Easton and Bethlehem, PA. In 2013 the Bank was recognized for its community involvement and volunteerism through two awards: Greater Lehigh Valley Chamber of Commerce’s The Spirit of Forks Award as well as The Volunteer Center of the Lehigh Valley’s Spirit of Volunteerism Award. MNB Investment Services is a division of the bank and offers investment and wealth management financial services. For more information, please visit www.merchantsbangor.com.
Caption (L to R): Alyssa Emili, Assistant to the Superintendent, Easton Area School District; Tracy Piazza, Director of Teaching and Learning K-4, Easton Area School District; Davene Perruso, Assistant Branch Manager, Merchants Bank; Sandee Kennedy, VP Regional Manager, Merchants Bank; Sarah Pepe, AVP Branch Manager, Merchants Bank; Kathy Miller, Executive Director, The Foundation for Easton Schools