The Jewett City Savings Bank Foundation has awarded $25,492 to 11 local organizations dedicated to supporting education, arts, culture, and youth services within the communities served by the Bank.
Receiving a $10,000 grant was the Quinebaug Valley Community College Foundation of Danielson, in support of the College’s Dr. Robert E. Miller Education Advancement Fund. $2,000 was granted to St. James School of Danielson in recognition of Jewett City Savings Bank’s former Director, Phillip Tetreault.
Grants of $1,500 were awarded to the Aldrich Free Public Library in Moosup to help offset the cost of phase one of their historic building restoration project, and to the Hale YMCA Youth & Family Center in Putnam to help fund their Race4Chase Youth Triathlon Program. The Northeast Opportunities for Wellness, Inc. in Putnam was granted $1,000 to support their Mind, Music, and Movement program. The Slater Library in Jewett City and Opera New England of Northeastern Connecticut, Inc. in Pomfret also received grants of $1,000 for annual support.
Earlier this year the Foundation awarded grants of $1,873 to the Griswold Historical Society, Aspinock Historical Society in Putnam, The Last Green Valley in Danielson, and the Preston Schools PTO in recognition of Jewett City Savings Bank’s 150th Anniversary.
“Educational institutions, libraries, and organizations dedicated to the arts, culture, and youth services help make up the backbone of our community. They provide our neighbors with the resources and experiences they need to enrich themselves and connect with others,” said Michael Alberts, President of the Jewett City Savings Bank Foundation. “The Foundation is proud to support these amazing organizations.”