March 28, 2020
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Bar Harbor Bank & Trust announces the 27th Annual David R. Harding Memorial Golf Tournament and beneficiary

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YWCA Mount Desert Island will be the beneficiary of the 27th annual David R. Harding Memorial Golf Tournament. From left, Debbie Mitchell-Dow of Bar Harbor Bank & Trust; Lisa Parsons of Bar Harbor Bank & Trust; Annie Schwartz of YWCA MDI, and Jackie Davidson of YWCA MDI.

BAR HARBOR — Bar Harbor Bank & Trust announces the 27th annual David R. Harding Memorial Golf Tournament will be played on Wednesday, June 3 at Kebo Valley Golf Club in Bar Harbor. The fun and friendly competition raises thousands of dollars each year for non-profit organizations supporting the residents of Mount Desert Island. The money raised from the 2020 tournament will benefit the YWCA Mount Desert Island.

“The David R. Harding Memorial Golf Tournament is a great opportunity for people to take a break from the office and hit the golf course for some fun and philanthropy,” said Joseph Schmitt, SVP and chief marketing officer at Bar Harbor Bank & Trust. “We are honored to donate the proceeds from this year’s event to the YWCA Mount Desert Island and the work they are doing to help and empower women in our community.”

The only residential YWCA in Maine, YWCA of Mount Desert Island has welcomed thousands of women and girls from all over the world to its safe, affordable lodgings for more than a century of uninterrupted service. It is a key community center visited by thousands of Hancock County residents year-round who attend its mission-driven social justice and empowerment programs and fun social events for children, adults, and seniors. Learn more about the organization by visiting ywcamdi.org.

“YWCA MDI works to deepen our community’s understanding of the issues surrounding racism, social justice, and women’s empowerment,” said Jackie Davidson, executive director of the YWCA MDI. “We are so grateful to Bar Harbor Bank & Trust for this opportunity!”

The David R. Harding Memorial Golf Tournament is a tribute to longtime member and chairman of the board of Bar Harbor Bankshares, David R. Harding. The tournament is our opportunity to recognize Harding’s generous support of charitable organizations and his legacy of community involvement.

Visit barharbor.bank/golf for more information about how you can participate in the event.

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, Maine 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.

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YWCA Mount Desert Island will be the beneficiary of the 27th annual David R. Harding Memorial Golf Tournament. From left, Debbie Mitchell-Dow of Bar Harbor Bank & Trust; Lisa Parsons of Bar Harbor Bank & Trust; Annie Schwartz of YWCA MDI, and Jackie Davidson of YWCA MDI.