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6 local food pantries share $15,800 from Jewett City Savings Bank Foundation

Six local food pantries recently received grants totaling $15,800 from the Jewett City Savings Bank Foundation. The awards were made to pantries that serve residents in need of assistance in communities served by the Bank. They included the Friends of Assisi Food Pantry in Danielson, Gemma E. Moran United Way/Labor Food Center in New London, […]

Jewett City Savings Bank wins Gold again as Best Community Bank in the state

For the second consecutive year, Jewett City Savings Bank is a Gold Award winner, named as the 2015 Best Community Bank in Connecticut by readers of The Commercial Record. The annual competition measures the loyalty and satisfaction that readers of the prominent trade publication have with providers of services in the financial and real estate […]

Michael Alberts joins Jewett City Savings Bank as Commercial Loan Officer

Kevin Merchant, president and CEO of Jewett City Savings Bank, announced that Michael Alberts, of Woodstock, has joined the Bank’s commercial lending team as Vice President, Commercial Loan Officer. Alberts, a Connecticut State Representative in the 50th District and former United States Air Force Captain, has an exceptional track record of service and advocacy. He […]

Jewett City Savings Bank Helps Purchase New Chimes for Griswold

To help restore a 20-year tradition in the Town of Griswold, Jewett City Savings Bank donated $2,000 for the installation of a new chime system. The donation was made in collaboration with community residents who raised an additional $2,000 toward the purchase of the system. Originally installed in 1995, the centrally located chime system is […]

Jewett City Savings Bank donates $20,000 to support Griswold Bicentennial

Funds used to support a variety of events to bring local people together Jewett City Savings Bank announced a $20,000 donation to support the Griswold Bicentennial. The donation will be used toward a variety of events and activities designed to bring local people together to celebrate the Town of Griswold’s proud history. The sponsorship includes […]

Jewett City Savings Bank Foundation Now Accepting 2015 Grant Applications

The Jewett City Savings Bank Foundation is now accepting 2015 grant applications from local 501(c)(3), 170(c)(1), and other qualified non-profit organizations in the communities Jewett City Savings Bank serves. The process is part of Jewett City’s long-standing tradition of providing support to the local organizations that help strengthen our neighborhoods. Guidelines and grant applications for […]

Blocked Debit Card Transactions

We may block or limit the types of transactions processed using debit cards in response to alerts of excessive fraudulent activity.  We take these precautions to protect our customers and the funds in their accounts from potential fraud.  Information regarding these transaction limitations is provided below. IN THE UNITED STATES We are currently blocking signature-based debit card […]

Fraud Alert 06-01: Telephone Scam Reported

We have learned of a telephone scam that is being directed at bank customers.  The automated call informs the person that their debit card has been “deactivated” and to enter their 16-digit card number to reactivate the card.  If you receive a call like this, you should hang up immediately.  Do not provide any information.  If […]

Personal Finance Tips for Children

Anytime is the right time to begin teaching children about money, and the American Bankers Association has tips that can help parents teach money at home. Talk openly about money with your kids. Communicate your values and experiences with money. Encourage them to ask you questions, and be prepared to answer them – even the tough ones. Explain the […]

Important Information for Quicken and Quickbooks Users

Each year, Intuit discontinues support for older versions of Quicken® and QuickBooks®, and as a result these versions are no longer supported by our Online Banking system. For Quicken Users The following versions of Quicken will no longer be supported after April 30, 2015: Quicken Mac® 2005 Quicken Essentials for Mac® Quicken® 2012 for Windows […]