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Innovations in Recovery Conference A Virtual Success
Oct 23, 2020, 4:20 PM
Kennebunk Savings was proud to be featured, alongside AmeriHealth Caritas New Hampshire, as a platinum sponsor for SOS Recovery Community Organization’s “Innovations in Recovery,” New England’s premier peer recovery conference. This year’s event, held digitally, brought together local leaders and national speakers to share latest research in peer recovery from substance use disorder and its intersection with trauma, toxic stress and harm reduction.
Kennebunk Savings Named “Best Bank” and “Best Financial Services”
Oct 7, 2020, 11:12 AM
Kennebunk Savings was honored to receive several accolades from the annual Kennebunk-Kennebunkport-Arundel Chamber of Commerce’s “Drive to be the Best” survey! Kennebunk Savings was named “Best Bank” and “Best Financial Services,” coming in second for “Best Customer Service.”
Equine-Based Retreat for Healthcare 
													Workers Alleviates COVID-19 Trauma
Oct 2, 2020, 2:44 PM
KENNEBUNK, Maine – As the first few weeks of the COVID-19 pandemic unfolded, Sarah Armentrout, co-founder of the Carlisle Academy, anticipated a need. “Our frontline healthcare workers—our healers—are going to themselves need time to heal from the daily trauma they are enduring,” she said. “And you know, our horses like to work. Like everybody else, they want a meaningful occupation.”
Hope on Wheels:
                                                        Hope on Haven Hill Acquires CTS Van Service
Sep 19, 2020, 5:32 PM
ROCHESTER, New Hampshire – On the road to recovery, transportation itself can be a serious barrier. Kerry Norton recognized this. “It has always been an issue. Our most vulnerable clients need to have safe transportation to their appointments and shouldn’t miss them just because they can’t find a ride.”
Pinetree Institute’s Master Trainer Series Creates New Class of Community Leaders
Sep 15, 2020, 4:46 PM
The study of Adverse Childhood Experiences, or ACEs, is at the forefront of current research on trauma, toxic stress and their impact on disease and disorder later in life. The goal of the Pinetree Institute’s newly created Master Trainer Series is to carry the message of ACEs and the effect of toxic stress to every sector of the community, adapting the approach we take to education, health services, law enforcement, counseling, rehabilitation and social work.
Theatre marquee from Gather's 'Fill the Hall' food drive
Aug 25, 2020, 4:30 PM
Kennebunk Savings announces a new way to assist customers facing financial hardship. The Bank has partnered with GreenPath Financial Wellness, a national nonprofit, to offer free phone-based financial counseling and advice to Kennebunk Savings’ customers. GreenPath’s counselors will assess an individual’s entire financial picture and identify options that can relieve stress and make it easier to bounce back from financial hardship.
Theatre marquee from Gather's 'Fill the Hall' food drive
Aug 3, 2020, 5:26 PM
For each of the last 26 years, supporting the community for Kennebunk Savings has typically meant sponsoring over 300 nonprofit events and organizing hundreds of bank employees who don their green T-shirts to volunteer at them. However, as the reality of the pandemic set in, the bank quickly realized that the needs of the community were going to shift drastically.
Theatre marquee from Gather's 'Fill the Hall' food drive
July 7, 2020, 6:26 PM
26,590 pounds.  $76,000 dollars. That’s how much food and money was collected at Gather’s 6th Annual Fill the Hall food drive, held as always at the historic Music Hall in downtown Portsmouth. This year’s food drive had some creative restrictions such as “curbside” donation drop off and social distancing among volunteer staff, but the numbers speak for themselves...
Volunteering is a big part of our culture at Kennebunk Savings. We love giving back to our community! Dory Polanco (left) and Rachell Mack (right) from our Portsmouth branch were just some of the many bank volunteers who helped out at Gather's 'Fill the Hall' food drive last year.
June 26, 2020, 3:56 PM
Kennebunk Savings Bank is humbled to serve as a premier sponsor for Gather’s 6th annual “Fill the Hall” food drive. Each year, the 895 seats of the historic Music Hall in downtown Portsmouth are filled with colorful bags of donated food for local children in need...
Kennebunk Savings Makes Masks for First Responders
May 6, 2020, 2:05 PM
In different times, you might think you were hallucinating if you went by the drive-up at the bank window in Eliot and saw employees inside working at sewing machines. But in April of 2020, you can guess that the bank tellers, managers and loan officers at Kennebunk Savings are making fabric masks, items now in high demand as protection against sickness. Inspired by a new non-profit that makes masks for virus protection, the seven employees at the Eliot bank branch have made 200 masks during their workday since the bank effort began earlier this month...
Kennebunk Savings reaches $1 million in donations to local nonprofits in 2019
Jan 14, 2020, 8:38 AM
Kennebunk Savings ended 2019 with a record $1 million in donations to area nonprofits. The bank hit this momentous milestone back in December with a $25,000 donation to Kennebunk Elementary and helped…
Kennebunk Savings promotes 26-year employee Kim Brooker to VP, Retail Market Manager of York Branches
Jan 2, 2020, 11:15 AM
Kennebunk Savings is pleased to announce the well-deserved promotion of Kim Brooker to VP, Retail Market Manager for the York branches. Brooker moves from the Eliot region to oversee two of Kennebunk…
Shining a Light: A Business Forum on the Opioid Crisis
Sep 11, 2019, 10:20 AM
Kennebunk Savings Provides Safe Prescription Drug Disposal
Jul 19, 2019, 3:10 PM
Kennebunk Savings is working to make an impact in the fight against the opioid crisis and substance use disorder by giving away prescription drug disposal bags as part of its annual Spotlight Fund…
Kennebunk Savings Celebrates 25 Years of Giving
Apr 23, 2019, 4:04 PM
What does 25 years amount to? For Kennebunk Savings’ Community Promise program, 25 years has amounted to $13 million in donations, about 140,000 volunteer hours and help to more than 1,200…
Kennebunk Savings Launches Voice ID
Jan 25, 2019, 8:00 AM
Starting January 15th, customers calling into Kennebunk Savings’ Customer Care Center will be offered the opportunity to opt-in to Voice ID. This technology enables the bank to identify customers by…
Brad Paige Elected to American Bankers Association’s Board of Directors
Dec 13, 2018, 4:05 PM
Kennebunk Savings is proud to announce that Bradford C. Paige, President and CEO, has been elected to the American Bankers Association’s (ABA) Board of Directors.
Kennebunk Savings’ Lower Village Branch Moves for Renovations
Dec 13, 2018, 12:00 PM
On Friday, December 14th, the Kennebunk Savings branch located at 10 Western Avenue in Kennebunk will temporarily close for renovations.
Kennebunk Savings Announces New Branch Managers
Nov 14, 2018, 3:55 PM
Kennebunk Savings is pleased to announce that Monica O’Hara of Stratham, New Hampshire has joined the company as Assistant Vice President and Branch Manager for the Bank’s Hampton branch and Ieva…
Kennebunk Savings Main Street Home Gets a Makeover!
Aug 16, 2018, 10:31 AM
How do you update a building known for its architecture and long history of being a landmark on Kennebunk’s Main Street? “Very carefully and with a lot of patience,” said Jim Dowe, project leader for…
Kennebunk Savings and Northeast Passage Unite for Wheelchair Rugby Experience
Jul 17, 2018, 3:18 PM
One unanticipated event can change life as we know it in a split second. For those who are living with disabilities, access to adaptive recreational and competitive sports can provide hope and…
Kennebunk Savings Announces New Board Leadership
Jul 10, 2018, 10:57 AM
Kennebunk Savings, a mutual banking institution headquartered in Kennebunk, Maine is pleased to announce that Milda Castner of Arundel has been elected Chair of its Board of Directors and Matthew…
Kennebunk Savings Announces New Director
Jul 9, 2018, 12:02 PM
Kennebunk Savings, a mutual banking institution headquartered in Kennebunk, Maine, has announced that Paul D. Gurney of Alfred has been elected to its Board of Directors.
Kennebunk Savings Announces Grant of $100,000 to Friends of Hope Cemetery & Woods
Jun 26, 2018, 9:54 AM
Kennebunk Savings officials are pleased to announce a gift of $100,000 to the Friends of Hope Cemetery & Woods (FHCW), a project to preserve 75 acres in downtown Kennebunk, adjacent to the Hope…
Kennebunk Savings Partners with Federal Savings and SEDC on Important Community Project
Jun 22, 2018, 8:30 AM
Kennebunk Savings announced that it will be partnering with Federal Savings and the Strafford Economic Development Corporation (SEDC) to provide the financing needed to build a brand-new, 11,000…
Kennebunk Savings Hires New Banking Office Manager in Portsmouth
Jun 5, 2018, 4:00 PM
Kennebunk Savings is pleased to announce that Carlos Maldonado of Raymond, New Hampshire has joined the company as Vice President, Branch Manager and Mortgage Lender for its Portsmouth office.
Kennebunk Savings Announces Hutchinson as Stratham, New Hampshire Branch Manager
May 8, 2018, 9:15 AM
Kennebunk Savings is pleased to announce that Kelly Hutchinson, Vice President, will run its sixth newly-opened New Hampshire office located in Stratham at 9 Portsmouth Avenue.
Kennebunk Savings Announces New Kittery Branch Manager
May 7, 2018, 2:40 PM
Kennebunk Savings is pleased to announce that Samik Roy has been hired as Assistant Vice President and Kittery Branch Manager.
Kennebunk Savings Announces New Chief Information Officer
May 7, 2018, 1:00 PM
Kennebunk Savings is pleased to announce that Dennis Tuttle has been hired as Chief Information Officer and Senior Vice President. Tuttle comes to Kennebunk Savings with over thirty years of…
Kennebunk Savings Opens Sixth New Hampshire Office in Stratham
Jan 29, 2018, 2:53 PM
Kennebunk Savings officials joined members of the Exeter Area Chamber of Commerce, guests from the community, customers and vendors to open its newest location in Stratham, New Hampshire. The newly…
Kennebunk Savings Announces New Manager in Lower Village Office
Jan 29, 2018, 2:45 PM
Kennebunk Savings is pleased to announce Rhonda Hebert as Vice President and Branch Manager of its Lower Village branch in Kennebunk. Hebert was most recently a branch manager and loan officer with…
Kennebunk Savings Announces New Wells Office Manager
Jan 29, 2018, 2:40 PM
Kennebunk Savings is pleased to announce Judy DesMeules as Vice President and Branch Manager of its Wells office. DesMeules was most recently a branch manager at a New Hampshire area credit union.
Kennebunk Savings Contributes to the Mount Agamenticus to the Sea Initiative
Jan 11, 2018, 1:21 PM
In 2015 Mount Agamenticus to the Sea (MtA2C) began an ambitious initiative to preserve 5,500 acres of land throughout York County. Working with ten local, state and federal conservation groups their…
Kennebunk Savings Celebrates New Autism Wing at Waban
Nov 22, 2017, 2:11 PM
This November Kennebunk Savings joined other local community members to celebrate the opening of the new Autism Therapy Wing at Waban in Sanford. Over the course of five years and with the completion…
2017 Spirit of Service Award Announced
Nov 21, 2017, 1:24 PM
Kennebunk Savings and the United Way of York County are pleased to announce the 2017 Spirit of Service Award winner.
Sep 22, 2017, 1:39 PM
Kennebunk Savings is helping to build a bright future for Sanford with a recent $25,000 donation in support of the Sanford-Springvale YMCA’s expansion project.
Sep 15, 2017, 4:24 PM
Kennebunk Savings recently addressed an issue that developed following a news release and Facebook post regarding an employee promotion.
Aug 19, 2017, 10:02 AM
Kennebunk Savings officials announced that Maureen Flaherty has joined its staff as the bank’s Chief Marketing Officer.
Kennebunk Savings Announces Sale of Kennebunk Investment Services
Jul 28, 2017, 9:38 AM
On July 28, 2017, Kennebunk Savings announced that it had formally closed on the previously disclosed sale of Kennebunk Investment Services to its existing management team.
Kennebunk Savings Bank Announces Approval of Mutual Holding Company
Jul 13, 2017, 9:17 AM
Kennebunk Savings officials announced today that they received approval from their depositors to reorganize into a mutual holding company structure.
Kennebunk Savings Announces Grant to Wells-Ogunquit Center at Moody
Jun 13, 2017, 12:18 PM
Kennebunk Savings’ contribution of $2,250 will help WOCAM further its mission of promoting the well-being of seniors in Wells and Ogunquit.
Kennebunk Savings Partners with United Way of York County
Jun 13, 2017, 10:33 AM
Kennebunk Savings, a longtime supporter of the United Way, announced its support for their annual programs with a donation of $44,280 to the United Way of York County. The United Way will in turn…
Feb 14, 2017, 1:47 PM
Kennebunk Savings announced today that it had reached a definitive agreement to sell the assets and operations of Kennebunk Investment Services.
Jan 23, 2017, 1:58 PM
Kennebunk Savings officials recently donated $75,000 to the Mothers Wing Capital Campaign for the Graves Memorial Public Library.
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