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Keene, NH — Savings Bank of Walpole (SBW) is excited to announce the winners of their fifth annual photo contest. Selected photos will be featured in the Bank’s 2024 community calendar as well as on the Bank’s website and social media sites. Images will also be included in desk calendars, holiday cards and note cards. Calendars will be available to the public by late November in all branch offices. 

“For the fifth year in a row, the photo contest was a big hit!” noted Danielle Ruffo, Vice President, Community Engagement & Marketing at Savings Bank of Walpole. “The variety of photos we received not only capture the unique character of our state and our community, but they truly showcase the talent of our local photographers. While going through the selection process, it was nice to see new names mixed in with folks who have won in years past.”

Winners of SBW’s 2023 Community Calendar Contest (which will be featured in the 2024 calendar) include*:

  • Kim Drone of Keene
  • Anthony Ruffo of Swanzey
  • Mylynda Gill of Keene
  • Thomas Hasselmann of Walpole
  • Anna Morelli of Chesterfield
  • Isabella Filipi of Fitzwilliam
  • Beth Durant of Surry
  • Richard Pastor of Swanzey
  • Dan Millbauer of Peterborough
  • Greg Walsh of Rindge
  • Danya Pugliese of Keene
  • Sarah Rosley of Winchester
  • Kyla Scheck of Keene

*Some of the above winners won for multiple photos in our calendar.

These winning photos will also be featured on desk calendars, holiday cards, notecards, SBW’s website and for social media.

With assets totaling $725 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 is a partner of the NHTrust1 brand to better serve customers by providing localized trust and wealth management products and services. Savings Bank of Walpole is an equal housing lender, and member of the FDIC. For more information visit or call (603) 352-1822.

1Products and services made available through NHTrust are not insured by the FDIC or any other agency of the United States and are not deposits or obligations or guaranteed by the Bank and may lose value.

Winter in the Park

Kimberly Drone, Keene

Horse drawn carriage ride at Alysons Orchard

Thomas Hasselmann, Walpole

Multi-Colored Tulips at Keene State College

Mylynda Gill, Weare

Autumn Glow

Beth Durant, Keene

The Garden’s Visitor

Anna Morelli, Chesterfield

A Huskies Winter Wonderland

Anthony Ruffo, Swanzey

Into the Mist

Richard Pastor, Jaffrey

The pick of the patch

Kimberly Drone, Keene

Good Morning Keene

Kimberly Drone, Keene

Merry Meetinghouse

Dan Millbauer, Peterborough

Bee Happy

Anthony Ruffo, Swanzey

Something About the Orange

Isabella Filipi, Fitzwilliam

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