.Reading Co-operative Bank Celebrates 125 Years
READING, MA- This year, Reading Co-operative Bank will officially mark its 125th anniversary celebration! There are numerous activities and events planned for the community to participate in the excitement and countdown to the November 22nd anniversary day.
Events already under way include the Wear it to Win it! hat campaign, the Kids Coloring Sweepstakes, and a charitable giving initiative through the Bank’s Facebook page (www.facebook.com/readingcoop) . Other activities, events, and chances to win cash and prizes are planned and will be posted to www.readingcoop.com/celebration as details become available.
Shanna Cahalane, Marketing Director for Reading Co-operative Bank, is especially excited for the Wear it to Win it! contest. “Just pick up a free anniversary hat at any of our branches and wear it around Town or to any number of community events, and if our spotters find you, you win cash on the spot!,” explains Cahalane. Upcoming events where Hat Trackers could be on the lookout are the Reading & North Reading Chamber of Commerce Run for Your Supper, the Boys & Girls Club of Woburn Golf Tournament, and the Friends of Reading Recreation Road Race. “If you’re spotted wearing your RCB hat at the Reading Street Faire on September 11, you could be eligible to win an iPad®, $150 U.S. Savings Bonds, gas cards and more.”
The Kids Coloring Sweepstakes is an opportunity for those 12 and under to win prizes, as well. $150 U.S. Savings Bonds and movie tickets will go to the winners of the contest. Entry forms, featuring a celebration cupcake, are available at all RCB branches or can be downloaded from the website. The contest will conclude on September 6. 2011.
Reading Co-operative Bank is a community bank, founded in 1886 on the principle that profit and growth go hand in hand with responsible banking and service to the community. Serving Reading and nearby communities for longer than any bank in Reading history, it has been honored with the Five-Star Award for Excellence from Bauer Financial, Inc. every quarter for nearly 20 years. Bank representatives can be reached at 781.942.5000, readingcoop.com or by visiting one of their locations in Reading, North Reading, Wilmington, or Woburn.