Community Bank NA
marks Good Neighbor Day
WILKES-BARRE — Community Bank N.A. branches across Pennsylvania and elsewhere marked National Good Neighbor Day last Friday by engaging in a variety of community-related events.
In total, the bank donated $55,250 to local nonprofits throughout four states. Its 32 branches in Northeastern Pennsylvania contributed $8,000 to such groups, a press release says.
Some of the work done locally:
• Pittston — Held a food drive and collected coats and other winter items to donate to the city’s Care and Concern Free Health Clinic and Food Pantry.
• Back Mountain —Hosted a food drive and held dress-down days to help the Blue Chip Farm Animal Refuge near Dallas.
• Hazleton (North Church Street) — Collected canned goods for the Salvation Army’s food pantry.
• Tunkhannock — Hosted a bake sale to benefit Interfaith Friends’ Christmas Bureau/Adopt-a-Family program during the holiday season.
“As a community bank, being a good neighbor and an active participant in our community is part of our core values,” said Community Bank senior vice president Bob Cirko. ” … We live here in Northeast Pennsylvania and we’re invested in our region’s future. National Good Neighbor Day was a chance to thank and highlight our neighbors who do so much for our community.”