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Scranton, PA (June 10, 2016) – NBT Bank recently made a contribution to NeighborWorks® Northeastern Pennsylvania (NWNEPA) to be used for the organization’s neighborhood redevelopment initiatives. The bank donated its remaining loan shares in NWNEPA’s Home Loan Lender’s Consortium back to NWNEPA—valued at over $97,000—for use in future projects that support the organization’s efforts to provide meaningful and effective homeownership services for families throughout the City of Scranton, Lackawanna County and Northeastern Pennsylvania.
In this photo, NBT Bank Territory Manager Dominick Mitchell and NBT Bank Market Manager Mary Ellen Bentler present NeighborWorks President and CEO Jesse Ergott and Board Chair Michele Bannon with the donation. Mitchell said, “We have a long-standing relationship with NeighborWorks and are pleased to continue our support of their programs which will help revitalize homes and provide services such as home repair assistance, pre-purchase counseling and homebuyer education for modest-income homebuyers.”
Ergott said, “NBT Bank’s generous investment will allow us to grow our targeted reinvestment activities in neighborhoods throughout our region. Their continued partnership will directly assist many existing homeowners who need a helping hand while also helping us to address blighted and vacant properties.”
NBT Bank offers personal banking, asset management and business services through a network of 155 banking locations in six states including, New York, Pennsylvania, Vermont, Massachusetts, New Hampshire and Maine. NBT Bank and its parent company, NBT Bancorp Inc., are headquartered in Norwich, N.Y. NBT Bancorp had assets of $8.5 billion as of March 31, 2016, and is traded on the NASDAQ Global Select Market under the symbol NBTB. More information about NBT Bank and NBT Bancorp can be found online at www.nbtbank.com and www.nbtbancorp.com.
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