Bank celebrates 145th anniversary by giving back to customers and local causes
WALDEN, N.Y. (October 11, 2017) – This October, Walden Savings Bank is celebrating its 145th year of providing banking products and services to the community. On Friday, October 6, the Bank hosted an anniversary celebration at its oldest operating branch in Walden, at which grants were presented to local not-for-profit organizations.
Award recipients included:
-Humane Society of Walden
-Hudson Valley Honor Flight
-Josephine-Louise Public Library
-Trinity Lutheran Church Food Pantry
-Walden Fire Department
Community members in attendance were entered in a drawing for a chance to win door prizes from local merchants, and a grand prize of a Nintendo Switch™.
To commemorate the anniversary, a check was presented to the 145th in-branch customer, during the week of October 2-6, at the Bank’s Walden branch. Walden resident Haileigh Collins received the $145 prize.
“In 1872, we opened our first branch in Walden. Since then, we have been committed to supporting the people and organizations who make a difference in the communities we serve,” said President and CEO, Derrik Wynkoop. “We are so grateful to have the continued trust and support of the residents of Walden, and could not think of a more fitting way to celebrate 145 years than by giving back to our customers and such deserving local causes.”
About Walden Savings Bank
Walden Savings Bank, established in 1872, is the 11th oldest federally chartered mutual savings bank headquartered in Montgomery, New York. With a total of 11 full-service branches serving Orange and Ulster Counties, the Bank’s progressive style of community banking provides products that cater to both the individual and the growing mid-size business. In addition, Walden Investment Services, located at Walden Savings Bank, offers personalized advice for financial planning. To learn more about the Bank and its products and services, visit their website at www.waldensavings.bank