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Watertown Savings Benefit Pair of Belmont Groups

St. Luke's St. Vincent de Paul and Friends of Belmont SPORTS to be honored in March.

Two Belmont organization will receive approximately $6,200 from Watertown Savings Bank, joining 34 other local community groups chosen by bank customers to share $75,000 in the bank's annual program to assist those who add to the quality of life in the local communities. 

Belmont's Saint Luke’s St. Vincent de Paul will receive $3,407 and the Friends of Belmont SPORT $2,831 at an awards ceremony in March.

“The bank’s annual customer choice awards is in its 17th year, and is a program of which we are particularly proud,” said Ronald Dean, Watertown Savings' chief executive officer. 

“The list of winners reflects the important work being done by non-profits and volunteer organizations throughout the communities we serve. These funds will help support local schools, food pantries, and libraries just to name a few,” he said.

Funds awarded are based on the number of votes each organization received. With a maximum amount of $3,500, any organization with at least one percent of the vote received funds. Voting took place over a six-week period between November and January.  

During the awards ceremony, each of the winning organizations will have the opportunity to speak about the work they do and how they will use the funds.  

For further information about Watertown Savings' customer choice awards program, call the bank at 617-928-2336.

jme February 12, 2013 at 05:35 PM
Any chance that you can post a picture of the correct bank?
Joe February 12, 2013 at 06:47 PM
Picky picky picky lol. It's like proofreading and spelling correctly, no one does it anymore. I do agree that it would be nice for the picture to line up with the story.
brenda cancian February 13, 2013 at 03:03 PM
The picture is of the correct bank. That is the belmont branch of Watertown Savings Bank 30 Church St Belmont, MA
Kelly Cronin February 13, 2013 at 03:41 PM
Yes that is correct! That is the Belmont branch location of Watertown Savings Bank. We are pleased to have two Belmont organizations among this year's winners!
Joe February 13, 2013 at 05:00 PM
Now it's the correct picture. Yesterday a picture showed the Belmont Savings Bank branch at Trapelo and Flett

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