Franklin Savings Bank will host its 25th Annual Softball Tournament for Charity on Wednesday, September 19th through Friday, September 28th at Odell Park in Franklin. All proceeds raised will be donated to local cancer treatment centers.

Teams are co-ed and participants must be 13 years of age or older to play. The deadline to register a team is Friday, August 24th. The team registration fee is $250 and will cover expenses incurred for the concession, umpires and field maintenance.

Since 1994, the FSB Annual Softball Tournament for Charity has raised over $79,000 for countless local organizations, such as the American Red Cross, community food pantries and soup kitchens, D.A.R.E. programs and other youth drug prevention programs, Greater Tilton Area Family Resource Center, Lakes Region Habitat for Humanity, local hospice programs, and Northern Rail Trail and Winnisquam, Opechee & Winnipesaukee (WOW) Trail to name a few.

Donations are always welcome and will receive acknowledgement throughout the 10-day event. For additional information, please contact JJ Winters or Tab Gerry, FSB Softball Tournament for Charity Co-chairs, at 603.934.4445 or via email at

Established in 1869, Franklin Savings Bank is an independent, mutually-owned community bank, offering a full array of commercial lending, personal banking and investment services throughout the Central Lakes Region and southern New Hampshire. Headquartered in Franklin, the Bank has offices in Bristol, Boscawen, Tilton, Gilford and Merrimack, as well as an office in Bedford for business lending. Franklin Savings Bank also offers investment, insurance and financial planning services through its wholly-owned subsidiary, Independence Financial Advisors, from offices in Franklin, Bedford, Nashua and Rochester, New Hampshire. As a recognized leader in providing the latest in financial services technology, Franklin Savings Bank remains committed to serving the needs of businesses, families and the communities it serves, through a dedicated team of employees, a diverse line of financial products and services, and continued investment in emerging technology.

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