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Machias Savings Donates $7,500 to Pope Memorial Humane Society’s Capital Campaign

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PMHSKC Capital Campaign Chair Kathy Cuthbertson (left) and Tracy Sala, PMHSKC Executive Director (center) accept a $7,500 capital campaign donation check from Machias Savings AVP and Rockland Branch Manager Judy Brogden (right)

THOMASTON, ME: On Friday, February 21, Machias Savings presented a $7,500 check to representatives of the Pope Memorial Humane Society of Knox County (PMHSKC). The check represents the Bank’s 3-year pledge in support of PMHSKC’s Capital Campaign targeting a new animal shelter facility.

Machias Savings AVP and Rockland Branch Manager Judy Brogden said: “The Pope Memorial Humane Society has been creating happiness for pets and people since 1989, and they really need a new, larger facility. We are committed to helping them build a new shelter, and we challenge other businesses in the area to lend support to this important campaign.”

“We are thrilled with Machias Savings’ generosity. Their ongoing support of our organization and capital campaign, through their volunteerism, advice, and financial support, has been extraordinary,” added PMHSKC Executive Director Tracy Sala.

Machias Savings Bank has been fostering long lasting customer relationships throughout Maine since 1869. As one of the oldest and most firmly established banks in Maine, Machias Savings Bank is successful because they are committed to providing exceptional customer service by experienced professionals in the communities they serve.

The PMHSKC was founded in 1989 to provide care, protection, and loving homes for abandoned and homeless companion animals in the Midcoast Maine area. The Society operates an animal shelter located between the Dexter Street Extension and Buttermilk Lane in Thomaston that is open between 11:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. Monday through Saturday (closed Sundays). The Humane Society of Knox County provides animal support services to the towns of Rockland, Thomaston, Warren, Owls Head, St. George, Port Clyde, Martinsville, Tenants Harbor, S. Thomaston (including Spruce Head), Hope, Union, Appleton, Montville, Cushing, Matinicus, North Haven, Vinalhaven, Stockton Springs, and Morrill.