Giving Tree


WSB Celebrates Giving Tuesday By Giving Back

Watertown Savings Bank celebrated Giving Tuesday by donating to several local organizations as a way to “give back” to the community it serves.  Pictured (from left to right): Matt Elliott, President, Friends of the Nature Center, Minna Anthony Common Nature Center, Stephanie Weiss, Executive Director of Development, River Hospital, Bonnie Eppolito, Marketing and Development, Samaritan Foundation of NNY, Ben Foster, Interim Executive Director, JCC Foundation, Jamie Cox, President & CEO, United Way of NNY, Tobi Darrah, Campaign Director, United Way of NNY, Michelle Carpenter, Foundation Director, The ARC of Jefferson - St. Lawrence, Kathy Arendt, Administrative Secretary, Hospice of Jefferson County, Max DelSignore, Assistant Director, NNY Community Foundation, Tim Dermady, Foundation Director, DPAO and Mark Lavarnway, President & CEO, Watertown Savings Bank.

 

 

 

 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 2020 from The WSB Giving Tree as of today: $7,375.00

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

WSB Supports Annual Pond Hockey

Lauren Garlock, Executive Director Alexandria Bay Chamber, accepts a check from Erycka Phelps, CSR, Watertown Savings Bank, for benefit of the upcoming Pond Hockey Tournament.

 
 
WSB Supports Ed Beerman Fund

Tracy Mason, Ed Beerman Scholarship Fund, and Christen Laflamme, WSB, present a check to Logan Beerman who was chosen as one of the recipients of this year's Ed Beerman Scholarship Award.

 
 
WSB Supports Ed Beerman Fund

Tracy Mason, Ed Beerman Scholarship Fund, and Christen Laflamme, WSB, present a check to Madyson Amo who was chosen as one of the recipients of this year's Ed Beerman Scholarship Award.

 

 

Volunteer Transportation Center

Volunteer Transportation Center Foundation Director, Jeremiah Papineau, accepts a check from Chad McKee, WSB, in support of all events the nonprofit organization will host in 2020.  The funding will benefit the Center’s ongoing mission to provide transportation to those in need across Jefferson, Lewis and St. Lawrence Counties.

 

ACS Mardi Gras Brass Band

Skye Ryder-McCauley, AVP/Manager WSB presents a check to Betty Compeau, Alexandria Central School Mardi Gras Brass Band, in support of the group’s fundraiser for a competition in New Orleans.

 

 

WSB Supports AUSA

Chad McKee, WSB, presents a check to Michelle Capone, Director of Regional Development, DANC, for sponsorship of the AUSA’s annual meeting.

 

 

 

WSB Supports Relay For Life

Rebecca Barney, VP & Main Office Manager, WSB, presents a check to Don Boshart, Executive Director of the NNY chapter of the American Cancer Society in support of the 2020 Relay For Life.

 

 

WSB Sponsors 2020 Irish Festival

Mary Ann Bartelson, WSB, presents a check to Darrell Main, Funeral Director and owner of Cleveland Funeral Home, for sponsorship of the 2020 Irish Festival.

      $357, 819.51

 
Giving Tree Total Giving for 2019

 $360356.36



Resolution Ctr. - Family Counseling

Jennifer Huttemann-Kall, Executive Director, Resolution Center-Family Counseling and Erin Kiechle, Director of Clinical Operations, Family Counseling, accept a check from Watertown Savings Bank to benefit the Resolution Center-Family Counseling strategic alliance project.

 
WSB Cup Scholarship Award

Watertown High School graduate Mirabella Phinney is the recipient of the 2020 Watertown Savings Bank Cup Scholarship.  Mirabella will attend SUNY Oneonta this fall to pursue a career in the music industry.  The Watertown Savings Bank Cup Scholarship is awarded annually to two graduating seniors helping them pursue their post-secondary educational goals.

 
WSB Cup Scholarship Award

Watertown High School graduate Simon Stratton is the recipient of the 2020 Watertown Savings Bank Cup Scholarship.  Simon will attend JCC this fall before furthering his education at SUNY Binghamton.  The Watertown Savings Bank Cup Scholarship is awarded annually to two graduating seniors helping them pursue their post-secondary educational goals.

 

Ralph F. Brouty Scholarship Award

Dylan Rastley is the recipient of the 2020 Ralph F. Brouty Scholarship awarded by Watertown Savings Bank.  Dylan will be attending JCC in the fall majoring in business and fire safety.  Congratulations Dylan.

 

 

 

WSB Supports JETS Program

Pivot Counselor and Prevention Educator, Kelli Liscum, and Community Coalition Coordinator for The Alliance for Better Communities, Ann Marie Crescent, accept a check to benefit JETS (Jefferson Empowering Teens Summit).  The intent of JETS is to motivate youth and provide them the opportunity to participate in civic engagement while educating local leaders and                                                               decision-makers about positive changes they                                                                   want in their communities.