Maine Savings celebrates New College Avenue branch opening with four days of events

OLD TOWN, ME (August 25, 2014) — Maine Savings, one of Maine’s largest credit unions, is set to cut the ribbon on its new College Avenue branch in Old Town with a multi-day celebration, September 2-5. In addition to free food and giveaways, the events will feature a meet and greet with former University of Maine star and present Detroit Red Wings goaltender Jimmy Howard, as well as coaches of various Black Bear teams. The events are free and open to the public; Maine Savings membership is not needed to attend. All events take place at the new branch, on the corner of College and Stillwater Avenues in Old Town.

“We couldn’t be more excited to share the opening of our new branch with the Old Town and Orono communities as well as the faculty, staff, and students at the University of Maine,” said John Reed, President and CEO of Maine Savings. “In addition to the festivities, we have some big news to announce at the ribbon cutting with our friends at UMaine Athletics.”

At all events, attendees will have a chance to learn about Maine Savings’ free RedWallet checking account, and other services including online and mobile banking, mortgages, auto, credit cards, and more.

Tuesday, September 2

  • Ribbon Cutting and Joint Press Conference with UMaine Athletics for a Major Announcement (10:30am)
  • Live Radio Remote Broadcast with Z107.3 (11:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.)
  • Old Town Kayak Giveaway
  • Bananas T. Bear, the UMaine Mascot

Wednesday, September 3

  • Ice Cream Party with Wild Cow Creamery (11:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.) – free ice cream while supplies last; one serving per person
  • Old Town Kayak Giveaway

Thursday, September 4

  • Meet and Greet with UMaine Coaches (Noon – 2:00 p.m.): Men’s Hockey Coach, Red Gendron; Football Coach, Jack Cosgrove; Baseball Coach, Steve Trimper; Men’s Basketball Coach, Bob Walsh; Women’s Basketball Coach, Richard Barron; Director of UMaine Athletics, Karlton Creech; Mascot, Bananas T. Bear. (Coach appearances are subject to change.

Friday, September 5

  • Meet and Greet with Jimmy Howard (1:30 – 4:30 p.m.)
  • Pizza Party with Pompeii Pizza (11:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.) – free pizza while supplies last; one serving per person
  • Live Radio Remote with Q106.5 (11:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.)

About Maine Savings
Maine Savings is a modern financial institution with state-of-the-art technology offering members a full range of financial services, including RedWallet Checking. With more than 26,000 members, 10 branches and nearly 100 employees, Maine Savings is among Maine’s largest credit unions. Maine Savings is committed to providing in-person services paired with modern conveniences. Branches are located in Bangor, Bar Harbor (Jackson Laboratory), Brewer, Corinth, Ellsworth, Hampden, Milo, North Vassalboro and Old Town. Founded in 1961 by employees of the Bangor and Aroostook Railroad Company, Maine Savings continues to serve its membership as a federally insured not-for-profit credit union.


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