Bar Harbor Bank & Trust Sponsors Upper Valley SCORE
Lebanon, New Hampshire (October 19, 2018) – Barry Rotman (center) of Upper Valley SCORE received a sponsorship check from Bar Harbor Bank & Trust employees Meghan Wilkie (left) and Marion Steiner (right). These funds will be used to mentor those interested in starting businesses and deliver educational workshops to business owners who want to establish or grow their business.
“A big thank you to Bar Harbor Bank & Trust for helping SCORE and the many local businesses we assist,” said Barry Rotman, Upper Valley SCORE.
SCORE is a nonprofit association dedicated to educating entrepreneurs and helping small businesses start, grow, and succeed nationwide. SCORE is a resource partner with the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA), and has been mentoring small business owners for more than forty years. Last year, Upper Valley SCORE provided services to 200 new clients, including 383 mentoring sessions. They have 38 counselors who provide support for small and medium business owners, often helping craft business plans. These volunteer mentors, who work with no compensation, give their time because of their belief in the importance of small and medium sized business to the vitality of our communities.
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.