Banking for the Community Weekly UpdateMay 23, 2017
We have a little over one week left in the Banking for the Community Program and to date 5,000 votes have been cast. It continues to be a tight contest for the top award of $5,000 as ten organizations are within a few hundred votes each other. In addition, there are twelve organizations that are within 200 votes of the 3rd position and a $3,000 award. Thank you to all who have voted so far. If you haven't, fill out our online ballot today.
Artwork by Deborah Geurtze on displayMay 12, 2017
May 13 – July 7th 2017
A collection of Deborah’s paintings are on display in BankGloucester’s 160 Main Street, Gloucester lobby from May 13, 2017 through July 7, 2017.
Deborah Geurtze has been working full-time as a painter/printmaker since 1983 and has shown in more than 100 juried shows, 30 solo shows and her work has been collected by clients across the US and abroad. Introduced to Gloucester and Rockport by her grandmother with numerous visits as a child, Deborah relocated to the Rocky Neck Art Colony 6 years ago.
Deborah is a member of the North Shore Arts Association, Rocky Neck Art Association, Rockport Art Association as well as the Society of American Graphic Artists in NYC, from whom she received an award in their 2015 Centennial Show.
Vote NOW - $20,000May 1, 2017
Cast Your Vote to Help Choose How The Funds Will Be Awarded!
For the 10th consecutive year, BankGloucester announces it’s “Banking for the Community Program. With this program, the Bank has donated a total of $160,000 to community organizations on Cape Ann.
This year the Bank will donate a total of $20,000 to 19 organizations. Winners will be determined by the highest number of votes cast.
We are asking the community to vote for the winners.
Voting takes place from May 1 to May 31, 2017.
A limited number of ballots will be available at the Bank (to be completed there) for those without a computer.
- 1st Place - One $5,000 donation
- 2nd & 3rd Place - $3,000 each
- 4th & 5th Place - $1,000 each
- 6th to 19th Place - Fourteen $500 donations
Each person may vote ONE TIME for up to three organizations. The following organizations are included on this year’s ballot:
- Action, Inc.
- Cape Ann Animal Aid
- Cape Ann YMCA
- Care Dimensions
- The Education Foundation for Rockport
- Gloucester Education Foundation
- Grace Center
- Manchester/Essex Education Fund
- North Shore Health Project
- Old Farm Rockport
- Open Door Food Pantry
- Rose Baker Senior Center
- Essex Senior Center/Council on Aging
- St. Vincent DePaul
There is also a space where voters may write-in an organization of their own choice.
Information about the organizations is available by clicking here to open a PDF file or printed and in the lobby located at 160 Main Street in Gloucester.
Introducing Advantage PointsApr 13, 2017
Earn everyday points
Your everyday purchases have never been more rewarding! Advantage Points is a simple, easy to use program that rewards you with points each time you use your BankGloucester debit card.
- 1 point for every $3 spent in signature transactions
- 1 point for every $6 spent in PIN transactions