Bar Harbor Bank & Trust makes a pledge to CATCH "Your Home" Capital Campaign

Concord, New Hampshire (August 27, 2018) – Bar Harbor Bank & Trust employees, Jim Pratt, Jarmila Silva, and Deb Johnson present a donation to Rosemary Heard, President and CEO of CATCH Neighborhood Housing. To be paid over three years, this $7,500 pledge is for the CATCH “Your Home” Capital Campaign. This leadership gift will help CATCH reach its goal of raising $1 million. The purpose of the capital campaign is to purchase, renovate and unite CATCH offices.
 
The “Your Home” Capital Campaign will pay for CATCH’s new home to serve clients, providing an expanded, safe, private and secure space for individual counseling, as well as home ownership and financial education workshops and classes. The new building is conveniently located on Loudon Road, served by the city bus line, providing much needed accessibility for the individuals and families CATCH serves. Already occupying the new office and program space, CATCH needs to finish raising the final funds to own the building debt-free. Owning the building free and clear will allow CATCH to access this capital for affordable housing production.
 
CATCH Neighborhood Housing strengthens our communities by creating opportunities for affordable, quality housing for people otherwise not being served. CATCH is committed to providing quality affordable housing, financial education and housing counseling services to the rapidly increasing population of families, individuals and seniors who are not confident of a home. For more information, go to www.catchhousing.org.
 
Bar Harbor Bankshares (NYSE American: BHB) is the parent company of its wholly owned subsidiary, Bar Harbor Bank & Trust. Operating 49 branch locations across Maine, New Hampshire and Vermont, Bar Harbor Bank & Trust is headquartered in Bar Harbor, Maine and has more than $3.5 billion in assets. As a leading Northern New England community bank, Bar Harbor Bank & Trust offers a full range of personal and business banking services, as well as wealth management services through its subsidiaries Bar Harbor Trust Services and Charter Trust Company. For more information about Bar Harbor Bank & Trust, visit www.BarHarbor.bank or call 1-888-853-7100. Member FDIC.
 
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