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Bank of Canton Helps Fund Senior Housing Activities in Randolph

$1,000 donation supports recreational and arts programming at Simon C. Fireman Community

Simon C. Fireman residents and Kathie Ludecker

Bank of Canton Branch Manager Kathie Ludecker (NMLS #458511, second from right) is joined by Simon C. Fireman Community residents Mary Bulman, Bobbie Cohen, and Jean Zech at the community’s recent Resident Council Meeting. Bank of Canton has provided residents with a weekly onsite banking program for over 18 years.

CANTON, Mass. (March 20, 2019) – Bank of Canton recently donated $1,000 to Simon C. Fireman Community in Randolph to help fund resident activities. The bank is a longtime supporter and partner of Simon C. Fireman Community, providing residents with weekly onsite banking services for over 18 years.

“Bank of Canton has been a tremendous resource for our residents,” said Stephanie Small, executive director for Simon C. Fireman Community. “The bank has supported Simon C. Fireman Community not only through the banking services and guidance that Kathie Ludecker and her team provide onsite, but also through the genuine relationships they’ve formed with our residents over the years. The bank feels like part of the Fireman family.”

An affiliate of Hebrew Senior Life, Simon C. Fireman Community provides seniors with affordable housing with supportive services to ensure that they are able to live healthy, active, vibrant lives.

“To run activity programs for residents, we rely on support from families, small grants and memorial donations,” added Mary McCarthy, director of community life. “This generous gift from Bank of Canton will support our recreational and arts programming: guest lecturers, musical performances, and other day trips and events to stimulate social well-being.”

Since 2005, Bank of Canton has given more than $2.1 million to local charities and nonprofit organizations through donations and sponsorships. The bank’s contributions have helped fund financial literacy programs for children and seniors, educational workshops for first-time home buyers, and cultural and artistic enrichment programs.

“We’re very proud of our longstanding relationship with Simon C. Fireman Community and its residents in Randolph,” said Stephen P. Costello, president and CEO of Bank of Canton. “Kathie Ludecker and her team at the Randolph branch have a great respect for our seniors, and are happy to provide onsite banking programs to serve their needs. To us, that’s what community banking is all about.”

For more information about Simon C. Fireman Community, visit http://www.hebrewseniorlife.org/simon-fireman-community.


About Bank of Canton

Established in 1835, Bank of Canton is a Massachusetts-chartered mutual savings bank that offers its consumer, business and government banking customers access to a full array of deposit, loan, investment and convenience service options. As a mutual savings bank, the bank has no stockholders and acts exclusively in the best interests of its customers and communities. The bank lends throughout Massachusetts, and has branches in Canton, Quincy and Randolph and a mortgage center in Auburn. All deposits are fully insured between the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) and the Depositors Insurance Fund (DIF). For more information, visit www.ibankcanton.com. Member FDIC. Member DIF. Equal Housing Lender. NMLS #408169.


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