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Branch Decorating Contest


Branch with the most “likes” will receive $250 prize to give to designated charity

Keene, NH — Savings Bank of Walpole (SBW) is hosting a holiday decorating contest for its employees and encourages the public to weigh in by “liking” a favorite branch on Facebook, Pictures of the Bank’s five branches will be posted on Friday, December 14th and page visitors can “like” their favorite over the weekend. The branch with the most “likes” will be announced on Monday, December 17th and receive a $250 prize. The money will then be donated to a local organization. Runners-up will receive $100 which will also be given to a local organization.

“At Savings Bank of Walpole, we’re passionate about our community – and about decorating our branches during the holidays!” says Mark Bodin, President of Savings Bank of Walpole. “To show our spirit and support, we’re holding a contest for our employees and encouraging the public to help us decide which branch is the most decked out. It’s a fun contest – but more importantly, it serves as another way the Bank can give back to our community by helping local organizations.”

Each SBW branch has designated a different charity in an effort to maximize the overall outreach into the community:

  • Court Street – Keene Housing Kids Collaborative
  • West Street – The Samaritans
  • Marlboro Street – Keene Community Kitchen
  • Walpole Village – Southwest Community Services
  • North Meadow Plaza – Greater Falls Warming Shelter

Founded in 1875, Savings Bank of Walpole is headquartered in Walpole and serves the Connecticut River Valley and Monadnock Regions of New Hampshire and Vermont from offices in Walpole and Keene. With assets totaling $400 million, the Bank offers a wide range of financial products, including services to individuals, businesses and organizations. The Bank is affiliated with NH Mutual Bancorp, further enhancing the quality products and services it provides to customers. The Bank’s SBW Wealth Management division offers financial planning services. Savings Bank of Walpole is an equal housing lender, and member of the FDIC. For more information visit or call (603) 352-1822.