NORWICH, N.Y. (September 2, 2011) – On Tuesday, September 6, free Brooks’ BBQ meals will be available to local residents at NBT Bank of Margaretville. Approximately 1,250 meals will be distributed at the bank office beginning at noon and continuing until the supply is depleted. NBT Bank of Margaretville is located at 723 Main Street.The meals are being made available by NBT Bank in partnership with Brooks’ BBQ to assist those who have been severely impacted by the flooding in the wake of Tropical Storm Irene. Area Manager Carol Finch said, “There is a tremendous amount of need in this area, and NBT Bank is honored to have this opportunity to provide some relief to local flood victims.” NBT Bank provides personal banking, asset management and business services. The independent community bank, based in Norwich, N.Y., has a total of 87 offices in upstate New York and Vermont. NBT Bank’s parent company, NBT Bancorp Inc., had assets of $5.3 billion as of June 30, 2011.