As part of its participation in the Federal Home Loan Bank of Boston’s Jobs for New England Recovery Grant Program, Jewett City Savings Bank has awarded $10,000 grants to five non-profit organizations. The grants, made possible through the Bank’s membership in the Federal Home Loan Bank, are designed to support organizations that have experienced significant losses due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

The recipients of a $10,000 grant include:

  • American Legion Mayotte-Viens Post #13 of Putnam
  • Northeast Opportunities for Wellness (NOW) of Putnam
  • Renaissance City Theatre at the Granite Theatre, Westerly, Rhode Island
  • Quinebaug Valley Community College Foundation (QVCC) of Killingly
  • Eastern Connecticut Performing Arts Association of Griswold

“COVID-19 has had a devastating impact on the community organizations that are so vital to enriching our lives and communities. Jewett City Savings Bank is proud to leverage our relationship with the Federal Home Loan Bank of Boston to provide much-needed financial relief to these deserving organizations,” said Kevin Merchant, Jewett City Savings Bank President & CEO.

American Legion Putnam
American Legion Mayotte-Viens Post #13 representatives, Eric Quinn, Finance Officer; Mike Vasser, Senior Vice Commander; and Brian Maynard, Commander. From Jewett City Savings Bank are Amanda Heibel, Putnam Branch Manager; Michael Alberts, Vice President; and Kevin Merchant, President & CEO.
Northeast Opportunities for Wellness (NOW)
From Jewett City Savings Bank are Kevin Merchant, President & CEO; Michael Alberts, Vice President; and Amanda Heibel, Putnam Branch Manager. From NOW are Tayler Shea, Executive Director; Valentine Iamartino, Board Member; and Pam Brown, Grant Writer.
Renaissance City Theatre
Renaissance City Theatre representatives, John Cillino, past president; Paula Brouillette, President; Norma Stracener, Marketing Chair; and Dina Ferri, Board Member. From Jewett City Savings Bank are Ernie Muccio, Senior Vice President; Shannon Haeseler, Pawcatuck Branch Manager; and Kevin Merchant, President & CEO.
QVCC Foundation
From Jewett City Savings Bank are Kevin Merchant, President & CEO, and Diana Rose, Senior Vice President. From the Quinebaug Valley Community College Foundation are Monique Wolanin, Director of Institutional Advancement, and Peter Deary, Foundation President.
Eastern Connecticut Performing Arts Association
From Jewett City Savings Bank are Diana Rose, Senior Vice President and Kevin Merchant, President & CEO. From Eastern Connecticut Performing Arts Association are Board Members Dr. Mark DePonte, Tracey Wilson, Ginnyann Campbell, Raymond Churchill, Terry Cholewa, and Paula Mikutel.