SAUQUOIT, NY (June 8, 2016) – NBT Bank recently donated $20,000 to support The Root Farm, an affiliate of Upstate Caring Partners, Inc. This is the first installment of the bank’s $50,000 commitment to help fund construction of a new indoor facility and stable for the organization’s therapeutic horseback riding program.
In this photo, NBT Bank Regional President John Buffa and NBT Bank Branch Manager Anthony Carlo present the donation to The Root Farm Executive Director Jeremy Earl and Cerebral Palsy Association Executive Director Kathy Hartnett. Buffa said, “NBT Bank is pleased to be able to assist The Root Farm with fundraising efforts to expand their therapeutic horseback riding program and the construction of their new facility. This equine center will provide all-weather access for individuals enrolled in the program making it possible for services to continue year-round.”
The Root Farm is located on over 100 acres in Sauquoit, N.Y. In addition to the therapeutic horseback riding program, the
complex is home to the organization’s Horticulture Center and is a place for learning and growing for countless individuals of all abilities and their families. More information is available at www.rootfarm.org or by calling 315.520.7046.
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.