Franklin Savings Bank will host the 24th FSB Annual Softball Tournament for Charity on Wednesday, September 20th through Friday, September 29th at Odell Park in Franklin. All proceeds raised will be donated to local D.A.R.E. programs and other youth drug prevention programs.

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 25th. The team registration fee is $225 and will cover the costs for the concession, umpires and field maintenance costs.

Since 1994, the FSB Annual Softball Tournament for Charity has raised over $73,000 for countless local charities, including the American Cancer Society, local hospice programs, local children’s programs, NH Task Force Against Child Abuse, Mix 94.1 Cash-n-Cans, local animal shelters, American Diabetes Association, Odell Park Centennial Committee, local soup kitchens, the McDonald Family Scholarship, as well as local walking and high school Chem-Free events.

Donations are also welcomed and will receive acknowledgement throughout the week-long event. To make a donation, 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, Laconia and Gilford, 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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