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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...
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…