Norwich, N.Y. (April 9, 2012) - NBT Bank recently donated $10,000 to sponsor 100-year anniversary events for the Children’s Home. Funds raised through these celebration events will support new programs and capital improvement projects assisting the organization’s efforts to continue providing high quality, comprehensive services that enhance the safety, stability and well-being of children, families and their communities.In this photo (l-r), NBT Bank’s Regional President Jeff Lake and Commercial Banking Relationship Managers Michael Paino and Ron Goodwin present Children’s Home President and CEO Robert (Chip) Houser with the donation. Lake said, “We are proud to join with the Children’s Home as the organization celebrates its 100 year anniversary, and we encourage everyone to join in the celebration and support their efforts to serve children and their families in our community.” The 2012 celebration events begin with an Anniversary Luncheon scheduled for May 23 at the Riverwalk Hotel and Conference Center. Other celebration events include the Maggie Memorial Golf Tournament on June 29 and Ice Cream Social on August 24. For more information on the organization’s services or any of the 2012 celebration events please contact the Children’s Home at 607-772-6904. NBT Bank offers personal banking, asset management and business services through a network of 132 banking locations in four states. NBT Bank operates from 97 locations in upstate New York, northwestern Vermont and western Massachusetts. NBT’s Pennstar Bank division operates from 35 locations in northeastern Pennsylvania. NBT Bank and its parent company, NBT Bancorp Inc., are headquartered in Norwich, N.Y. NBT Bancorp Inc. had assets of $5.6 billion as of December 31, 2011, and is traded on the NASDAQ Global Select Market under the symbol NBTB.