Sarah E.M. Stanley, CFMP, community relations officer, was presented with the Good Neighbor/Community Hero award at the New England Financial Marketing Association’s (NEFMA) spring conference held March 16-17, 2017 at Boston Marriott in Burlington, Mass. The award is bestowed upon a bank employee that has individually dedicated his/her time to enhancing the livelihoods of people in the communities served by their financial institution.

“Since Sarah joined the bank over 18 years ago, she has been an active and involved contributor in the communities we serve,” said Ron Magoon, president & CEO. “She generously gives her time to countless organizations, such as LRGHealthcare, Lakes Region Children’s Auction and Choose Franklin, to name a few. Her selfless commitment and tireless efforts to these organizations and others with whom she has been involved over the years is greatly appreciated. We are so thrilled that she has been selected for this incredible honor.”

Stanley kindly volunteers her time in a variety of ways to assist individuals, families, organizations and businesses in central New Hampshire. She is Co-founder and an advisory board member of Choose Franklin, a corporate member for LRGHealthcare, a board member with Franklin Business & Industrial Development Corporation, Founder of FSB’s SmileSquad, a volunteer of the FSB Charity Softball Tournament, Franklin Outing Club and Christmas Lighting committee, a member of Bristol Rotary Club and Franklin Business & Professional Women, and is an advocate for animal welfare. In addition, Stanley served as a Trustee & corporate member of the Peabody Home and was Chair of Franklin High School’s Chemical Free and Booster Club committees. This represents only a small list of the countless organizations Stanley has dedicated her time with over the years.

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.

You can learn more about Franklin Savings Bank by calling 1.800.372.4445, or visiting www.fsbnh.bank, or following the bank on Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter and YouTube.

Sarah Stanley (at right), FSB community relations officer, proudly accepts the award for Good Neighbor/Community Hero at NEFMA’s Spring Conference, from Adam Cupples, NEFMA president & VP, digital marketing manager, HarborOne Bank, and Diane Papadakos, NEFMA Treasurer & VP, marketing, East Cambridge Savings Bank.