Monday, 13 May 2024 12:50

Ballston Spa National Bank to Hold Sixth Annual Bank-Wide Community Service Day

BALLSTON SPA, N.Y. - Ballston Spa National Bank (BSNB), locations will be closing at noon on Tuesday, May 14th to give all employees the opportunity to volunteer at the Bank’s annual Community Service Day. This year’s event will support the Regional Food Bank of Northeastern NY and the Patroon Land Farm in their efforts to provide food assistance to those in need. The farm grows large quantities of high quality vegetables that supply the Regional Food Bank and 1,000 partnering agencies in 23 counties with diverse, fresh produce.

WHO: Ballston Spa National Bank Employee Volunteers
Regional Food Bank of Northeastern New York
Patroon Land Farm

WHAT: BSNB Community Service Day

  • More than 130 BSNB employees will volunteer their time planting vegetables, weeding, making beds and working in the green houses at the Patroon Land Farm.

WHEN: Tuesday, May 14, 2024 at 12:30 pm. Weather permitting.   
WHERE: Patroon Land Farm, 132 Ketcham Road, Voorheesville, NY 12186
HOW: All BSNB locations will be closing at 12:00 p.m. on the event date

Note:  Christopher R. Dowd, BSNB president and CEO will be available for interviews.

Photo and video opportunities available.

ABOUT BALLSTON SPA NATIONAL BANK

BSNB is a locally focused relationship-driven community bank invested in making a difference not only for customers but our community as a whole. Through a combination of personal service and high tech convenience, BSNB offers a wide range of financial products and services to individuals, families, municipalities, nonprofits and businesses throughout New York’s greater Capital Region. Find out more about BSNB’s offerings here. To become part of BSNB’s online community, please visit us on FacebookInstagram  Twitter, and LinkedIn

ABOUT THE PATROON LAND FARM

The Patroon Land Farm is dedicated to the production of food for our neighbors in need and to provide opportunities for agricultural education. The farm is managed by the Regional Food Bank of Northeastern New York to produce food for distribution by the Food Bank to over 1,000 partner agencies serving 23 counties in the region.

ABOUT THE REGIONAL FOOD BANK

The Regional Food Bank of Northeastern New York is a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization that collects donated food from the food industry and distributes it to more than 1,000 partners feeding our neighbors in need in 23 counties of northeastern New York. The food provided by the Regional Food Bank helps to feed over 350,000 people each month. In 2023, the Food Bank distributed 48 million pounds of food, enough for 40 million meals. The Regional Food Bank is a member of Feeding America, the national network of food banks.

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