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BAR HARBOR BANK & TRUST BRANCHES HOST SUMMER CUSTOMER APPRECIATION DAYS

By BHBTCathy on June 15, 2016, at 11:53 a.m.
NEWS RELEASE 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 / cplanchart@bhbt.com DATE: June 15, 2016 TITLE: BAR HARBOR BANK & TRUST BRANCHES HOST SUMMER CUSTOMER APPRECIATION DAYS Bar Harbor, Maine – Bar …
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Lorraine Ivers

Bar Harbor Bank and Trust hires Lorraine Ivers

By BHBTCathy on June 15, 2016, at 11:11 a.m.
BAR HARBOR, Maine — Curtis C. Simard, President and CEO of Bar Harbor Bank & Trust, along with the Board of Directors, is pleased to welcome Lorraine Ivers, Vice President, Senior Risk and Compliance Analyst to Bar Harbor Bank & Trust. With almost 30 years in banking, Lorraine started her …
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RESULTS – 23rd ANNUAL DAVID R. HARDING MEMORIAL BENEFIT GOLF TOURNAMENT

By BHBTCathy on June 13, 2016, at 4:09 p.m.
NEWS RELEASE 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 / cplanchart@bhbt.com DATE: June 13, 2016 TITLE: RESULTS – 23rd ANNUAL DAVID R. HARDING MEMORIAL BENEFIT GOLF TOURNAMENT Bar Harbor, Maine –The 23rd …
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Bar Harbor Bankshares elects David Woodside as chairman of the board

By BHBTCathy on June 01, 2016, at 10:02 a.m.
BAR HARBOR, Maine — Bar Harbor Bankshares (NYSE Amex: BHB) the parent company of Bar Harbor Bank & Trust (the “Bank”), today announced that following its Annual Meeting of Shareholders on May 17, 2016, the Board of Directors conducted its Annual Organizational Meeting and has elected independent director David Woodside to …
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23rd annual David Harding Memorial Golf Tournament sponsors announced

By BHBTCathy on May 26, 2016, at 2:23 p.m.
NEWS RELEASE 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 / cplanchart@bhbt.com BAR HARBOR, Maine — Bar Harbor Bank & Trust invites you to play in the 23rd Annual David Harding Memorial Golf …
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Bar Harbor Bankshares Expands Into New Hampshire and Vermont with Lake Sunapee Bank Group Merger

By BHBTCathy on May 05, 2016, at 5:10 p.m.
BAR HARBOR, ME AND NEWPORT, NH – May 5, 2016 – Bar Harbor Bankshares (NYSE MKT: BHB) (or “Bar Harbor”) and Lake Sunapee Bank Group (NASDAQ: LSBG) (or “Lake Sunapee”) today announced that they have signed a definitive merger agreement pursuant to which Bar Harbor will acquire Lake Sunapee in …
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Left to right: Mark Politte, Dealer Principal, of Stanley Scooters, Sara O’Connell, SVP of Human Resources at Bar Harbor Bank & Trust, Tom Wheeler, Sales Manager at Darling’s Chevrolet, and Shaun Farrar of Bar Harbor/MDI Rotary gather at Kebo Valley Golf Club in Bar Harbor.  Bar Harbor Bank & Trust’s 23rd Annual David R. Harding Memorial Golf Tournament is being played at Kebo on June 7 to benefit the Park Street Playground Project a joint venture with Bar Harbor/MDI Rotary.  There will be two hole-in-one contests where the prizes are a Vespa Scooter and a 2016 Chevy Trax LT all-wheel drive!  For more information and to register call 667-7100.

BAR HARBOR BANK & TRUST ANNOUNCES HOLE-IN-ONE SPONSORS FOR HARDING GOLF TOURNAMENT ON JUNE 7

By BHBTCathy on May 03, 2016, at 1:19 p.m.
Tuesday, June 7, 2016 12 p.m. to 6 p.m. Location: Kebo Valley Golf Club, 136 Eagle Lake Road, Bar Harbor, Maine For more information: 2076677100; BHBT.com NEWS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Cathy Planchart, VP Corporate Communications & Community Relations Bar Harbor Bank & Trust P.O. Box 1089, Ellsworth, ME …
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left to right: Debbie Mitchell-Dow and Sara O’Connell of Bar Harbor Bank & Trust along with Shaun Farrar of Bar Harbor/MDI Rotary and Amy Schwartz of the Park Street Playground Project invite you to participate in the 23rd Annual BHBT/David R. Harding Memorial Charity Golf Tournament, to be played on Tuesday, June 7 at Kebo Valley Golf Club in Bar Harbor.  For more information, call Cathy Planchart, at Bar Harbor Bank & Trust, 667-0660 x4655.

Bank announces beneficiary for annual charity golf tournament

By BHBTCathy on March 24, 2016, at 2:20 p.m.
Tuesday, June 7, 2016 12 p.m. to 6 p.m. Location: Kebo Valley Golf Club, 136 Eagle Lake Road, Bar Harbor, Maine For more information: 2076677100; bhbt.com/about-us/newsroom BAR HARBOR — Bar Harbor Bank and Trust’s 23rd annual David R. Harding Memorial Golf Tournament will benefit the Park Street Playground Project in …
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Relay for Life Fundraising Dinner – March 31

By BHBTCathy on March 16, 2016, at 8:10 p.m.
Thursday, March 31, 2016 5:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. Location: Neighborhood House, 1 Kimball Road, Northeast Harbor, Maine For more information: 207-667-7100; BHBT.com NEWS RELEASE 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 …
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Andrea Parker, AVP at Bar Harbor Bank and Trust

Bar Harbor Bank and Trust announces promotion of Andrea Parker

By BHBTCathy on March 10, 2016, at 9:27 a.m.
ELLSWORTH, Maine —  Curtis C. Simard, President and CEO of Bar Harbor Bank & Trust, along with the Board of Directors, is pleased to announce the promotion of Andrea Parker to Assistant Vice President of Deposit Operations, Item Processing and Loan Operations. “Over the course of more than a decade …
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Mark Schaub

MARK SCHAUB JOINS BAR HARBOR BANK & TRUST

By BHBTCathy on March 01, 2016, at 1:49 p.m.
NEWS RELEASE 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 / cplanchart@bhbt.com DATE: March 1, 2016 TITLE: MARK SCHAUB JOINS BAR HARBOR BANK & TRUST Bar Harbor, Maine – Curtis C. Simard, President …
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Ruth Dunbar

Bar Harbor Trust Services hires Ruth Dunbar and John Testa

By BHBTCathy on Feb. 29, 2016, at 2:34 p.m.
ELLSWORTH, Maine – Curtis C. Simard, President and CEO of Bar Harbor Bank & Trust, along with the Board of Directors, is pleased to welcome Ruth Dunbar, CTFA, VP/Trust Officer and John Testa, VP/Trust Investment Officer to Bar Harbor Trust Services, a subsidiary of Bar Harbor Bank & Trust. John’s …
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Bar Harbor Bankshares Announces 2015 Earnings

By BHBTCathy on Jan. 29, 2016, at 2:17 p.m.
For more information contact: Gerald Shencavitz EVP and Chief Financial Officer (207) 288-3314 Bar Harbor Bankshares Announces 2015 Earnings BAR HARBOR, Maine (January 28, 2016) – Bar Harbor Bankshares (NYSE MKT: BHB) (the “Company”) the parent company of Bar Harbor Bank & Trust (the “Bank”), today announced record net income …
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Susan Albee, Branch Relationship Manager at the Machias branch of Bar Harbor Bank & Trust

BAR HARBOR BANK & TRUST ANNOUNCES PROMOTIONS

By BHBTCathy on Jan. 25, 2016, at 3:28 p.m.
NEWS RELEASE 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 / cplanchart@bhbt.com DATE: January 25, 2016 TITLE: BAR HARBOR BANK & TRUST ANNOUNCES PROMOTIONS Bar Harbor, Maine – Curtis C. Simard, President and …
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Center, Steve Gurin, SVP & Team Lead/Business Banking at Bar Harbor Bank & Trust, receives the first ever STAR (Special Thanks for Achievement Reward) award from the Maine District SBA Office.  Presenting the award is (left) Marilyn Geroux, Maine’s SBA District Director and (right) Seth Goodall, SBA’s Region 1 Administrator.

Steve Gurin of Bar Harbor Bank and Trust receives SBA award

By BHBTCathy on Jan. 13, 2016, at 4:15 p.m.
ELLSWORTH, Maine — Steve Gurin, SVP & Team Lead/Business Banking, received the first ever STAR (Special Thanks for Achievement Reward) award from the Maine District SBA Office at the SBA Lender Awards Ceremony in Waterville on November 17, 2015. The SBA Maine District office in conjunction with SCORE Maine hosted …
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Left to right: Crystal Wood, Customer Service Representative at the Bar Harbor Bank & Trust branch in Lubec, presents a Community Commitment donation check to Nicole Lyons and Meghan Blake representing Friends of the Lubec Playground.

Bar Harbor Bank and Trust donates $10,334 through ‘Community Commitment’ in 2015

By BHBTCathy on Jan. 13, 2016, at 2:10 p.m.
BAR HARBOR, Maine — Bar Harbor Bank & Trust in partnership with its employees and directors donated $10,334 through the Bank’s Community Commitment program during 2015. The non-profit organizations receiving these funds included: Friends of the Lubec Playground, Bar Harbor Food Pantry, Tree of Life Food Pantry, Beth C. Wright …
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Johanne Lapointe

Johanne Lapointe joins Bar Harbor Bank and Trust

By BHBTCathy on Dec. 24, 2015, at 10:17 a.m.
BAR HARBOR, Maine — Curtis C. Simard, president and CEO of Bar Harbor Bank & Trust, along with the Board of Directors, is pleased to welcome Johanne Lapointe, Senior Vice President/Internal Audit to Bar Harbor Bank & Trust. Johanne’s office is located in Ellsworth at 135 High Street. Leading the …
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Joseph Pratt

Joseph Pratt promoted to president of Bar Harbor Trust Services

By BHBTCathy on Dec. 18, 2015, at 2 p.m.
BAR HARBOR, Maine — Curtis C. Simard, president and CEO of Bar Harbor Bank and Trust, and the banks board of directors, announced the promotion of Joseph M. Pratt to President of Bar Harbor Trust Services. Joe maintains offices in both Bangor and Ellsworth, leading a team of talented, high …
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In Blue Hill, (left to right) Jennifer Saunders, Brenda Condon and Lisa Veazie of Bar Harbor Bank & Trust collected food at Tradewinds during the Bank's 27th annual Community Food Drive.

Bar Harbor Bank and Trust’s 27th annual Community Food Drive final results

By BHBTCathy on Dec. 15, 2015, at 4:49 p.m.
BAR HARBOR, Maine — Bar Harbor Bank & Trust concluded their 27th annual Community Food Drive on November 20. More than 2,525 food items and over $1,240 were collected for and delivered to local food pantries prior to the Thanksgiving holiday. “On behalf of the Bank, I would like to thank …
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Left and right: Bar Harbor Bank & Trust employees Chelsea Sawyer and Sarah Catanese present a Community Commitment donation check to (center) Elsie Flemings, Executive Director at Healthy Acadia.

Bar Harbor Bank and Trust makes ‘community commitment’ donation

By BHBTCathy on Dec. 15, 2015, at 3:01 p.m.
ELLSWORTH, Maine — Each week, Bar Harbor Bank & Trust directors and employees, in exchange for being able to dress casually on Fridays, voluntarily contribute to a charitable fund that disburses gifts monthly to local non-profit organizations. This employee-driven donation program is called Community Commitment. The Bank matches the employee donations, …