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Joint Donation from Two Local Banks Brings Assistance to Many in Plymouth

Plymouth, New Hampshire – March 14, 2016 – Bank of New Hampshire and Community Guaranty Savings Bank came together to present Granite United Way’s Whole Village Family Resource Center and the Bridge House with a check in the amount of $30,000 towards clean energy upgrades at both facilities.

"We are proud to partner with Community Guaranty Savings Bank to help Granite United Way make necessary upgrades in an effort to reduce energy costs and increase available funds for the valuable services provided to the greater Plymouth Community," stated Mark Primeau, President & CEO for Bank of New Hampshire.

This project will be guided by the Plymouth Area Renewable Energy Initiative whose mission is to encourage energy conservation and energy efficiency practices and to promote the use of renewable energy in the Plymouth, NH region one building and one family at a time. Granite United Way looks forward to continuing to create lasting change by addressing the underlying causes of our community’s most pressing needs. With the energy upgrades, Granite United Way will leverage the reduced overhead costs to continue to commit to improving the lives of individuals and families by expanding their support programs in the areas of education, income and health.

"Granite United Way thanks the leadership of Bank of New Hampshire and Community Guaranty Savings Bank for collaborating together and supporting our energy upgrades at Whole Village Family Resource Center and Bridge House," stated Patrick Tufts, President and CEO of Granite United Way. "We have been fortunate to leverage these funds through the Community Development Finance Authority (CDFA)’s tax credit program. Local businesses have an opportunity to access the tax credit program while supporting critical projects like our energy upgrades."

Bank of New Hampshire, founded in 1831, provides deposit, lending and wealth management products and services to families and businesses throughout New Hampshire. With 21 banking offices throughout New Hampshire and assets exceeding $1 billion, Bank of New Hampshire is the oldest and largest independent bank in the state. Bank of New Hampshire is a mutual organization, focused on the success of the bank’s customers, communities and employees, rather than stockholders. For more information, call 1-800-832-0912 or visit



Photo Caption (L-R): Holly Cormiea, House Manager for The Bridge House; Mike Long, President of Community Guaranty Savings Bank; Mark Primeau, President & CEO of Bank of New Hampshire; Kristin Martin, Senior Director of Campaign Management for Granite United Way.


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