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From employee achievements and promotions to donations to community members, here is where you can catch up on Susquehanna Community Bank in the news.
The Central Pennsylvania Food Bank and the majority of their local partner food pantries and soup kitchens have not let up on their life-sustaining mission in the midst of the pandemic. Reliable food assistance has been a glimmer of hope for thousands of families in the face of fear and uncertainty.
The Food Bank has seen food demand increase by more than 40 percent since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic. Since March, the Food Bank has distributed nearly 28 million pounds of food and more than 153,000 crisis response boxes full of healthy, shelf stable food. The Food Bank is currently serving more than 175,000 individuals, including families, children, seniors and veterans. That is up from the 135,000 who relied on the Food Bank prior to March.
Photo: Brittany M., of Lycoming County, picks up food with her four children at a recent food distribution at the Loyalsock High School.
Susquehanna Community Bank, located at 2409 East Third Street in Williamsport, recently donated $5,000 to the Central Pennsylvania Food Bank in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. “We were looking for a way to give back to the community during these unprecedented times,” Mike Loeh, VP/Commercial Relationship Manager stated. “Supporting the Central Pennsylvania Food Bank allowed us to help provide for those who have been hardest hit in our local communities.”
Money received from Susquehanna Community Bank will help the Food Bank sustain their response in the wake of the COVID-19 financial crisis. The Food Bank is committed to offering a variety of fresh fruits and vegetables, lean protein, whole grains and dairy and this support will help them purchase these products and distribute them to neighbors in need.
“We are incredibly thankful to Susquehanna Community Bank for their funding support for our COVID-19 response and the continued economic fallout,” said Joe Arthur, executive director of the Central Pennsylvania Food Bank. “Their gift is an inspiring example of a business partner stepping up to help ensure that nobody in central Pennsylvania goes hungry during this crisis. Support like this makes all the difference.”
To make a donation to the Central Pennsylvania Food Bank, please visit www.centralpafoodbank.org.
Susquehanna Community Bank announces the appointment of Suzanne T. Stopper as a member of its Board of Directors.
Mrs. Stopper, her husband, and five children reside in Williamsport. She received her Bachelors in Accounting from Lycoming College and graduated Magna Cum Laude. Mrs. Stopper is Senior Vice President for Finance/CFO for Pennsylvania College of Technology in Williamsport. In addition, she is a Board Member and Treasurer of the Community Arts Center and a Board Member at Hope Enterprises, Inc. In her spare time, Mrs. Stopper enjoys spending time with her family.
David Runk, President and CEO, said, “Mrs. Stopper will certainly be an asset to Susquehanna Community Bank’s Board of Directors.”
A ribbon cutting ceremony was held on Tuesday, October 8th at 2409 East Third Street, Williamsport by bank officials, local dignitaries, and invited guests. “We’re excited to bring you not only a warm and welcoming branch, but also a branch built to focus on customer consultations. Our customers’ financial wellness is our main priority, and our Williamsport team is committed to delivering a personalized banking experience. This is our seventh branch that spans along the Susquehanna River.” says David Runk, President and CEO of Susquehanna Community Bank.
The 3,600 square foot full-service branch design mixes a contemporary appearance with functionality and convenience. The collaboration of expertise between Hutchinson Companies, LLC’s design and construction and DxDempsey’s customer experience brought the building’s vision to reality.
Pictured (from left to right): Front row: Jason Fink, Williamsport/Lycoming Chamber of Commerce; Melissa Starkey, Personal Banker, Susquehanna Community Bank; DonnaJoy Perrotta, Teller Representative, Susquehanna Community Bank; Lori Rummel, Head Teller, Susquehanna Community Bank; Krysia Ziegler, Community Banking Officer, Susquehanna Community Bank; Stephen Young, VP/Branch Operations, Security & Facilities Director, Susquehanna Community Bank; Rexford Hilton, Commercial Relationship Manager, Susquehanna Community Bank; David Runk, President & Chief Executive Officer, Susquehanna Community Bank; George Hutchinson, Hutchinson Companies, LLC; Gabe Hutchinson, Hutchinson Companies, LLC; Christopher Sullivan, VP/Commercial Relationship Manager, Susquehanna Community Bank; Carl Pardoe, Director, Susquehanna Community Bank; Stephen Stanko, VP/Commercial Relationship Manager, Susquehanna Community Bank; Tanya Weber, Williamsport/Lycoming Chamber of Commerce; James Haywood, Williamsport/Lycoming Chamber of Commerce. Back row: Jill Shambach VP/Investment Executive & Wealth Management Director, Susquehanna Community Bank; James Shaffer, VP/Investment Executive, Susquehanna Community Bank; Matt Williamson, Larson Design Group; Michael Loeh AVP/Commercial Relationship Manager, Susquehanna Community Bank; Christian Trate, Chairman of the Board, Susquehanna Community Bank; Peter Matson, Director, Susquehanna Community Bank; Trentan Stamm, Personal Banker, Susquehanna Community Bank; Richard Bowersox, Director, Susquehanna Community Bank; Robert Brubaker, Director, Susquehanna Community Bank.
Susquehanna Community Bank is proud to announce their plans to bring a “Better Banking Experience” to Williamsport. “We’ve been successful in helping our family, friends and neighbors succeed since 1920. Our Team has been helping customers in the Williamsport and surrounding areas for many years, so expanding into Williamsport is a natural progression for us. This will be our seventh branch that spans along the Susquehanna River.”, says David Runk, President and CEO of Susquehanna Community Bank.
Hutchinson Companies, LLC has begun construction on the Bank’s new 3,600 square foot full service branch. The design (pictured) mixes a contemporary appearance with functionality and convenience. Susquehanna Community Bank is anticipating opening its doors in November 2019. Updates on the construction can be found on the Bank’s Facebook page (facebook.com/SusquehannaCommunityBank).
Beaver Springs – Susquehanna Community Bank at 19179 Route 522 in Beaver Springs celebrated the completion of renovations that began in March. The vision for the branch remodel reflects their commitment to invest in the communities they serve while continuing to provide a better banking experience throughout the Susquehanna Valley. The Beaver Springs Office opened its doors in 2005 as the Bank’s 5th location. Susquehanna Community Bank has additional offices located in West Milton, Lewisburg, Mifflinburg, Watsontown, and Northumberland. A seventh location in Williamsport is anticipated to open its doors in Fall 2019. Updates on the renovation progress can be found on the Bank’s Facebook page (Facebook.com/SusquehannaCommunityBank).
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