Giving Tree


Local organization directors receiving funds from WSB on Giving Tuesday.

 WSB Giving Tree Logo

At Watertown Savings Bank, Financial investments in our community are very important to us. We strive for excellence as a provider of financial support for the many groups, organizations and individuals who work to benefit the North Country. The WSB Giving Tree represents the many ways in which we proudly support the community you call home. 


 
 
 
 
 
Total Community Support in 2021 from The WSB Giving Tree as of today: $166,718.00

Browse through the archives below and see the members of our North Country Community we support every day.

The United Way of NNY Executive Director, Jamie Cox, and Campaign Director, Tobi Darrah, accept a donation from WSB in support of the many programs our local United Way offers which benefit so many in our community.

WSB Supports United Way

The United Way of NNY Executive Director, Jamie Cox, and Campaign Director, Tobi Darrah, accept a donation from WSB in support of the many programs our local United Way offers which benefit so many in our community. 
 
 
Erin O’Rourke, Marketing Coordinator for Cornell Cooperative Extension, receives a check to benefit the CCE’s Annual Local Food Guide.  The guide directs individuals to the best tasting food stands and farmers’ markets selling fresh food and produce grown locally by area farmers.

WSB Supports Local Food Guide

Erin O’Rourke, Marketing Coordinator for Cornell Cooperative Extension, receives a check to benefit the CCE’s Annual Local Food Guide.  The guide directs individuals to the best tasting food stands and farmers’ markets selling fresh food and produce grown locally by area farmers.


Don Boshart, Senior Manager of Community Development, American Cancer Society, accepts a check from Watertown Savings Bank to benefit the annual Relay for Life event.

WSB Supports Relay For Life

Don Boshart, Senior Manager of Community Development, American Cancer Society, accepts a check from Watertown Savings Bank to benefit the annual Relay for Life event.


Jeremiah Papineau, Foundation Director & Director of Communications, Volunteer Transportation Center (VTC), accepts a check from Watertown Savings Bank to benefit the VTC.  The VTC provides transportation to local individuals in need.

WSB Supports VTC

Jeremiah Papineau, Foundation Director & Director of Communications, Volunteer Transportation Center (VTC), accepts a check from Watertown Savings Bank to benefit the VTC.  The VTC provides transportation to local individuals in need.


Kristi Dippel, Executive Director of the Clayton Improvement Association, accepts a check from Chris Powers, Watertown Savings Bank, to benefit the Association and its mission to provide affordable housing for families throughout Jefferson County.

WSB Supports Clayton CIA

Kristi Dippel, Executive Director of the Clayton Improvement Association, accepts a check from Chris Powers, Watertown Savings Bank, to benefit the Association and its mission to provide affordable housing for families throughout Jefferson County.


Tim Dermady, DPAO Foundation Director, accepts a check from Watertown Savings Bank to benefit the DPAO.  The DPAO provides specialized services to developmentally disabled individuals in Jefferson and Lewis Counties.

WSB Supports DPAO

Tim Dermady, DPAO Foundation Director, accepts a check from Watertown Savings Bank to benefit the DPAO.  The DPAO provides specialized services to developmentally disabled individuals in Jefferson and Lewis Counties.


Mark Capone, Treasurer, Italian American Civic Association, accepts a check from Chris Powers, Watertown Savings Bank, to benefit the Italian American Club and its many events and fundraisers.

WSB Supports IACA

Mark Capone, Treasurer, Italian American Civic Association, accepts a check from Chris Powers, Watertown Savings Bank, to benefit the Italian American Club and its many events and fundraisers. 

 

Kylie Peck, President & CEO, Greater Watertown – North Country Chamber of Commerce, accepts a check from Andrew Boulter, Watertown Savings Bank, to benefit the Chamber and their mission to strengthen our North Country communities.

Greater Watertown Chamber

Kylie Peck, President & CEO, Greater Watertown – North Country Chamber of Commerce, accepts a check from Andrew Boulter, Watertown Savings Bank, to benefit the Chamber and their mission to strengthen our North Country communities.


Ron Riordan, Friends of the Roswell P. Flower Memorial Library, accepts a check from Rebecca Barney, Watertown Savings Bank, to benefit the Flower Memorial Library and its many events and fundraisers.

Roswell P. Flower Library

Ron Riordan, Friends of the Roswell P. Flower Memorial Library, accepts a check from Rebecca Barney, Watertown Savings Bank, to benefit the Flower Memorial Library and its many events and fundraisers.

 

Julian Alteri, Board Chairman, Annual Bravo Festival, accepts a check from Watertown Savings Bank to benefit the 2021 Bravo Festival.  The festival was cancelled in 2020 due to the coronavirus pandemic.

WSB Supports Bravo Festival

Julian Alteri, Board Chairman, Annual Bravo Festival, accepts a check from Watertown Savings Bank to benefit the 2021 Bravo Festival.  The festival was cancelled in 2020 due to the coronavirus pandemic.

 

Lauren Garlock, Executive Director, Alexandria Bay Chamber of Commerce, accepts a check from Skye Ryder-McCauley, Watertown Savings Bank, to benefit the Chamber and the work they do to improve our river communities.

WSB Supports A-Bay Chamber

Lauren Garlock, Executive Director, Alexandria Bay Chamber of Commerce, accepts a check from Skye Ryder-McCauley, Watertown Savings Bank, to benefit the Chamber and the work they do to improve our river communities.

 

 

Erica Vachon, Executive Director, and Cindy Demo, VP Capital Campaign Chair, Hearts for Youth accept a donation from Darlene Jobson and Skye Ryder-McCauley of WSB to benefit Hearts for Youth and their commitment to provide after school programs for young people in our community.

WSB Supports Hearts for Youth

Erica Vachon, Executive Director, and Cindy Demo, VP Capital Campaign Chair, Hearts for Youth accept a donation from Darlene Jobson and Skye Ryder-McCauley of WSB to benefit Hearts for Youth and their commitment to provide after school programs for young people in our community.


Stage Notes Artistic Director, Ticia Aumell, with Board Member, Michele Glover, and Lucas Barney accept a donation from Rebecca Barney, Watertown Savings Bank, to benefit Stage Notes and their continued work in musical performances in our community.

WSB Supports Stage Notes

Stage Notes Artistic Director, Ticia Aumell, with Board Member, Michele Glover, and Lucas Barney accept a donation from Rebecca Barney, Watertown Savings Bank, to benefit Stage Notes and their continued work in musical performances in our community.


Jill Parker, Executive Director, Victims Assistance Center, accepts a donation from Meredith Fox, Watertown Savings Bank, to benefit the Center and the services they provide in our community to those impacted by violence.

WSB Supports Victims Assist. Ctr.

Jill Parker, Executive Director, Victims Assistance Center, accepts a donation from Meredith Fox, Watertown Savings Bank, to benefit the Center and the services they provide in our community to those impacted by violence.


Christine Eggleston, Board President, and Judy Fiorentino, Board Treasurer, Hay Memorial Library, accept a donation from Stephanie Elliott, Watertown Savings Bank, to benefit the Hay Memorial Library.

WSB Supports Hay Library

Christine Eggleston, Board President, and Judy Fiorentino, Board Treasurer, Hay Memorial Library, accept a donation from Stephanie Elliott, Watertown Savings Bank, to benefit the Hay Memorial Library.


Mackenzie Colello, committee member, William P. Plante Scholarship Fund, accepts a donation from WSB to benefit the annual Rockin’ It for Bill Boat Cruise.  The cruise raises money for the William P. Plante Memorial Scholarship Fund.

WSB Supports Bill Plante Fund

Mackenzie Colello, committee member, William P. Plante Scholarship Fund, accepts a donation from WSB to benefit the annual Rockin’ It for Bill Boat Cruise.  The cruise raises money for the William P. Plante Memorial Scholarship Fund.

 

 

James and Mary Corriveau, Guitars 4 Vets, accept a check from WSB to benefit the local chapter of Guitars 4 Vets.  Guitars for Vets is a guitar instruction program aimed at providing music therapy and support for veterans struggling with physical injuries, PTSD and other emotional distress.

WSB Supports Guitars 4 Vets

James and Mary Corriveau, Guitars 4 Vets, accept a check from WSB to benefit the local chapter of Guitars 4 Vets.  Guitars for Vets is a guitar instruction program aimed at providing music therapy and support for veterans struggling with physical injuries, PTSD and other emotional distress.

2018      $357,819.51

2019      $360,356.36

2020      $160,415.77

Erika Flint, Steering Committee Chairwoman, Safe Schools Endeavor, accepts a check from WSB to benefit the organization whose mission is to provide a safe environment in our schools for students, faculty and staff.

WSB Supports Safe Schools

Erika Flint, Steering Committee Chairwoman, Safe Schools Endeavor, accepts a check from WSB to benefit the organization whose mission is to provide a safe environment in our schools for students, faculty and staff.

 


Chuck Capone, WSB, presents a check to Dawn Cole, Executive Director, Watertown Urban Mission, and Donna White, Food Programs Director, Meals on Wheels, to benefit the Mission and the Meals on Wheels program who provide hot meals to elderly, ill and disabled individuals throughout Carthage and Watertown.

WSB Supports Urban Mission 

Chuck Capone, WSB, presents a check to Dawn Cole, Executive Director, Watertown Urban Mission, and Donna White, Food Programs Director, Meals on Wheels, to benefit the Mission and the Meals on Wheels program who provide hot meals to elderly, ill and disabled individuals throughout Carthage and Watertown.


Heidi Sourwine, Program Coordinator IRLC, Judy Keeler, Events Coordinator IRLC, Skye Ryder-McCauley, AVP/Manager Watertown Savings, Wylie Huffman, Executive Director IRLC shown receiving a $1000 donation from Watertown Savings Bank for the Indian River Lakes Conservancy Celebration of Lakes event.Indian River Lakes Conservancy 

Heidi Sourwine, Program Coordinator IRLC, Judy Keeler, Events Coordinator IRLC, Skye Ryder-McCauley, AVP/Manager Watertown Savings, Wylie Huffman, Executive Director IRLC shown receiving a $1000 donation from Watertown Savings Bank for the Indian River Lakes Conservancy Celebration of Lakes event.


Jeremy Powell, WSB, presents a check to Scott Goodrich, Teresa Stoodley, Sarah Derouin and Travis Washburn of the Garrett Loomis Foundation to benefit the Foundation’s Scholarship Fund.  The fund is committed to enhancing fire safety education regionally to positively impact our local communities and honoring Garrett's legacy.Garrett Loomis Scholarship Fund 

Jeremy Powell, WSB, presents a check to Scott Goodrich, Teresa Stoodley, Sarah Derouin and Travis Washburn of the Garrett Loomis Foundation to benefit the Foundation’s Scholarship Fund.  The fund is committed to enhancing fire safety education regionally to positively impact our local communities and honoring Garrett's legacy.


Michelle Capone accepts a check for $1,000.00 on behalf of the Fort Drum Chapter of the Association of the United States Army (AUSA) for sponsorship of the AUSA's Annual Dinner.  AUSA works to bring the Fort Drum and North Country communities together.WSB Supports Loacl AUSA 

Michelle Capone accepts a check for $1,000.00 on behalf of the Fort Drum Chapter of the Association of the United States Army (AUSA) for sponsorship of the AUSA's Annual Dinner.  AUSA works to bring the Fort Drum and North Country communities together.


Denise Young, CEO, YMCA, accepts a check from WSB’s Jeff Fallon in support of the YMCA’s capital campaign for their new Community and Aquatic Center.  Located at the former Concentrix building on Arsenal Street, the new facility will include a wellness center, two pools, running track, and multipurpose courts.WSB Supports New YMCA

Denise Young, CEO, YMCA, accepts a check from WSB’s Jeff Fallon in support of the YMCA’s capital campaign for their new Community and Aquatic Center.  Located at the former Concentrix building on Arsenal Street, the new facility will include a wellness center, two pools, running track, and multipurpose courts.


Rebecca Barney, WSB, presents the WSB Cup Scholarship to this year’s recipients Analee Lanphear and Philip Marra III.  Analee will be attending the University of Rochester this fall while majoring in biology and Philip will be majoring in music composition at Fredonia.  Congratulations to them both!WSB Cup Scholarship Award

Rebecca Barney, WSB, presents the WSB Cup Scholarship to this year’s recipients Analee Lanphear and Philip Marra III.  Analee will be attending the University of Rochester this fall while majoring in biology and Philip will be majoring in music composition at Fredonia.  Congratulations to them both!


Watertown Savings Bank congratulates Jada Montante.  Jada is the 2021 recipient of the Ralph F. Brouty Scholarship Award.  She will be attending JCC before transferring to Potsdam while majoring in Business Finance and plans to have a career as a Business Operations Manager.  We wish her all the best.Ralph Brouty Scholarship Award

Watertown Savings Bank congratulates Jada Montante.  Jada is the 2021 recipient of the Ralph F. Brouty Scholarship Award.  She will be attending JCC before transferring to Potsdam while majoring in Business Finance and plans to have a career as a Business Operations Manager.  We wish her all the best.