OGUNQUIT, ME – Bangor Savings Bank held a ribbon-cutting ceremony today to mark the official opening of its new branch location in Ogunquit. The newly renovated building, located at 196 Main Street, houses a full-service bank branch and offers customers convenient access and plenty of parking.
Bob Montgomery-Rice, President and CEO of Bangor Savings Bank, welcomed community leaders and Bank employees to the ceremony. Montgomery-Rice shared the history of the Bank’s presence in York County. “It’s been just over seven years since Bangor Savings Bank expanded into York County with the purchase of Pepperell Bank and Trust. Since the Bank’s arrival in the neighboring town of York in 2007, we have received overwhelming support from our customers and the community. Because of the growth in York, we have expanded our York County presence into Ogunquit,” said Montgomery-Rice.
Frances Reed, Vice President of the Ogunquit Chamber of Commerce participated in the ribbon cutting ceremony. “On behalf of all of the members of the Ogunquit Chamber of Commerce, I congratulate Bangor Savings Bank on their new, beautifully renovated branch location here in Ogunquit. Bangor Savings is a valued and respected community partner,” said Reed.
Montgomery-Rice highlighted the Bank’s investment in York County. “I’m pleased to report that since 2007, the Bank has contributed over half a million dollars to York County nonprofit and community organizations and several million in revitalization of our facilities in York County,” he said.
About Bangor Savings Bank: Bangor Savings Bank, with more than $3 billion in assets, offers retail banking and investment management services to Maine consumers as well as comprehensive commercial, corporate, payroll administration, merchant services, insurance, and small business banking services to Maine businesses and organizations. The Bank, founded in 1852, is in its 163rd year of service to the people of Maine, with 57 branches and on the Web at www.bangor.com. The Bangor Savings Bank Foundation was created in 1997. Together the Bank and its Foundation invest more than $1 million per year into the community in the form of nonprofit sponsorships, grants and partnership initiatives.