The Jewett City Savings Bank Foundation has announced grants totaling $8,000 in support of area health services. Included in the awards was the second of five annual $5,000 pledge payments to United Community and Family Services for the Griswold Health Center.

The Foundation also awarded $1,500 to United Services in Danielson for the purchase of an automated external defibrillator, $1,000 to Day Kimball Hospital’s annual appeal, and $500 to the annual appeal by the Center for Hospice Care in Norwich.

“We’re always pleased to help make sure health care service providers have what they need to provide those in our community with outstanding care, whatever the issue, when care is needed,” said Kevin Merchant, president and CEO of Jewett City Savings Bank.