December 08, 2019
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Bar Harbor Bank and Trust receives ‘Lender at Work for Maine Award’ from the Finance Authority of Maine

Community Author: Leanne James
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Bar Harbor Bank & Trust | Contributed
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Bar Harbor Bank & Trust Commercial Bankers gather to celebrate receiving the “Lender at Work for Maine Award” from FAME. Pictured from left to right: Greg Dalton, Jeff Charland, Tom Dorrity, Adam Robertson, Tim Tunney, Daryl Wentworth, Sam McGee, Krystal Jordan, Josh Yarbrough, Keri Dennis and Barbora Higgins.

PORTLAND  – Bar Harbor Bank & Trust received the “Lender at Work for Maine Award” from the Finance Authority of Maine, which recognizes the Bank’s increased lending activity in partnership with the agency and in support of Maine businesses. This year, the bank and finance authority partnered on 20 loans totaling approximately $5.1 million, creating 39 new jobs and retaining an additional 112 jobs in Maine.

The award was presented to the bank during FAME’s annual event, Showcase Maine, held in Portland, on Nov. 21. The event celebrates the agency’s successful partnerships with Maine’s business, lending, governmental and higher education communities.

“Having deep roots in Maine going back more than 130 years, Bar Harbor Bank & Trust is committed to helping Maine businesses achieve their drive for success,” said Greg Dalton, EVP, Regional Banking Team leader for Bar Harbor Bank & Trust. “We are proud of the work we have accomplished in partnership with the Finance Authority of Maine and are honored to receive this award.”

FAME is a quasi-independent state agency that provides financial solutions that help Maine people achieve their business and higher education goals. FAME helps to create a Maine workforce with good-paying jobs by focusing on the nexus of economic and educational development. Learn more about FAME at famemaine.com.

“We are pleased to recognize Bar Harbor Bank & Trust with this award and are proud of our partnership helping to create and grow Maine businesses and jobs,” said FAME CEO Bruce Wagner.

Bar Harbor Bankshares (NYSE American: BHB) is the parent company of its wholly owned subsidiary, Bar Harbor Bank & Trust. Operating over 50 locations across Maine, New Hampshire and Vermont, Bar Harbor Bank & Trust is headquartered in Bar Harbor and has more than $3.6 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. For more information about Bar Harbor Bank & Trust, visit barharbor.bank or call 888-853-7100. Member FDIC.