November 21, 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

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 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 /