FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
CONTACT: Cathy Planchart, VP
Corporate Communications & Community Relations
Bar Harbor Bank & Trust
P.O. Box 1089, Ellsworth, ME 04605
207-667-0660 x4655 / firstname.lastname@example.org
DATE: February 6, 2014
TITLE: BAR HARBOR BANK & TRUST HOSTS BAKE SALE ON FEBRUARY 13 – BENEFITS RELAY FOR LIFE
Bar Harbor, Maine – Bar Harbor Bank & Trust employees are hosting bake sales at eight branch locations on Thursday, February 13 during regular business hours. Please come by, pick up something good to eat, and make a donation to support the Bank’s Relay For Life team, “Banking on a Cure.” The Bank branches participating in the bake sale include: Bar Harbor, Blue Hill, Ellsworth, Machias, Northeast Harbor, Somesville, Southwest Harbor and Winter Harbor.
The annual Relay For Life event in Hancock County will be held on May 30-31, 2014 at the Ellsworth Elementary-Middle School. The Ellsworth event raises around $100,000 annually. 2014 will mark the 14th consecutive year that Bar Harbor Bank & Trust has participated in Relay For Life Hancock County. Over the last thirteen years combined Bar Harbor Bank & Trust employees have raised well over $100,000 through this event, for the American Cancer Society.
Relay For Life is the American Cancer Society’s signature activity with more than 4 million people in over 20 countries participating each year in this global phenomenon to raise much-needed funds and awareness to save lives from cancer. Relay For Life offers everyone in the community an opportunity to participate in the fight against cancer. Teams camp out overnight and take turns walking or running around the track during an 18-hour period. Each team is asked to have a representative on the track at all times during the event. Teams of people from all walks of life have fun while raising much-needed funds to fight cancer and raise awareness of cancer prevention and treatment. Those who participate celebrate the lives of those who have battled cancer, remember loved ones lost to the disease, and are doing what they can to help fight back against this disease. To learn more about Relay For Life go to www.relayforlife.org.
Bar Harbor Bank & Trust is a community bank with more than $1.3 billion in assets. Founded in 1887, the Bank offers a full range of financial services for families, businesses, and non-profit organizations throughout Maine with 15 branch locations, from Topsham to Lubec. Bar Harbor Bank & Trust, Member FDIC, is a subsidiary of Bar Harbor Bankshares (AMEX:BHB) and was named one of the 2013 Best Places to Work in Maine. For more information call 1-888-853-7100 or go to www.bhbt.com.