June 26, 2019
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Bar Harbor Bank and Trust donates to Haystack Mountain School of Crafts

Community Author: Catherine Planchart
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From left to right, Paul Sacaridiz and Ginger Aldrich of Haystack Mountain School of Crafts receive a donation check from Rebecca Emerson and Jack Frost of Bar Harbor Bank & Trust. This gift will be used to help underwrite the summer internship position at Haystack’s Fab Lab.

DEER ISLE — Bar Harbor Bank & Trust is pleased to donate $2,000 to Haystack Mountain School of Crafts. This gift will help fund the summer internship position at the Fab Lab, which provides employment for a resident of the local area.

“We are pleased to make this gift to Haystack,” said Jack Frost, VP/Director of Community Giving at Bar Harbor Bank & Trust. “Fab Lab experiences often translate into workforce development opportunities which help improve the local economy.”

Haystack is an international, non-profit, studio program in the arts, offering six one- and two-week studio workshop sessions to craft-makers and visual artists of all skill levels, led by prominent faculty artists. Haystack also offers a residency program, conferences, a visiting artist series, spring and fall workshops specifically for Maine residents, and workshop series and mentorship programs for Maine high school students. To learn more, go to www.haystack-mtn.org.

Bar Harbor Bankshares (NYSE American: BHB) is the parent company of its wholly owned subsidiary, Bar Harbor Bank & Trust. Operating 49 branch locations across Maine, New Hampshire and Vermont, Bar Harbor Bank & Trust is headquartered in Bar Harbor, Maine and has more than $3 billion in assets. As a leading Northern New England community bank, Bar Harbor Bank & Trust offers a full range of personal and business banking services, as well as wealth management services through its subsidiaries Bar Harbor Trust Services and Charter Trust Company. Bar Harbor Bank & Trust was named one of the 2017 Top 200 Publicly Traded Community Banks in the nation by American Banker magazine. For more information about Bar Harbor Bank & Trust, visit www.bhbt.com or call 1-888-853-7100. Member FDIC.

CONTACT: Cathy Planchart, VP
Corporate Communications & Community Relations
Bar Harbor Bank & Trust
P.O. Box 1089, Ellsworth, ME 04605
207-667-0660 x14655 / cplanchart@barharbor.bank