Honoring our Anniversary with 170 Acts of Kindness - Celebrating 170 Years

Honoring our Anniversary with 170 Acts of Kindness

Without you, there would be no US.
Kindness matters, pass it on. #USBKind.

In honor of our 170th anniversary this year, we are celebrating with 170 acts of kindness in our communities.

 

5/26/2021

Opening Season for Mini Golf

The weather is getting nicer and we helped families enjoy the outdoors. Kids of all ages received a free ticket on US for a game of miniature golf at the season opening of Putting Plus in Saugerties. 


5/17/2021

Inspiration from Peace the Service Dog

Ulster Savings Bank is a proud supporter of The Center for the Prevention of Child Abuse and their continued advocacy for the vulnerable children of our community. A few years ago we helped sponsor a grant for the Center to purchase a service dog to comfort the young clients during stressful interviews with CPS. Peace is the facility’s 2 year old golden retriever and the children’s guardian angel. This year the South Road Poughkeepsie branch manager, Dennis Conn coordinated with Executive Director, Kimbery Haight to purchase stuffed animals for the children that would remind them of Peace and to serve as constant companions. Just like Peace, we are committed to the service and comfort of the children at The Center.


5/11/2021

Mother's Day Flowers

On Saturday, May 8, we helped Red Hook VFW Post 7765 and Frank Vosburg of Kesicke Farm Cattle Inc. celebrate Mother's Day by giving away beautiful hanging flower baskets to several VFW post members, Auxiliary members and their families at Kesicke Farm Market in Red Hook.


5/6/2021

Celebrating Cinco de Mayo

On Wednesday, May 5, we gave out FREE Guacamole Dip Appetizers to the first 50 customers who came to dine at Casa Vallarta after 4pm. Lake Katrine Branch Manager Karisa Finch and Casa Vallarta owner Sam Alegria are pictured at the establishment.

 

4/26/2021

A Customer's Kindness Brightens Our Day

New Paltz customer John shows his kindness and appreciation to the staff at New Paltz by bringing them fresh flowers from his garden. He has been doing this since the start of the pandemic last year. John says the ladies brighten his day and he wanted to return the favor by brightening theirs.


4/26/2021

Marino's Patrons Received Free Haircuts

On Thursday, April 22, our South Road, Poughkeepsie branch paid for the haircuts of 17 patrons of Marino's Barber Shop. Owner Marino Carbone and his son Sal are pictured with Poughkeepsie Branch Manager, Dennis Conn. Father and son were very happy to participate and surprise some of their customers with free haircuts.


4/20/2021

Giving at the Garage

From April 12-17, our Red Hook branch covered the cost of all NYS Inspections for domestic vehicles at Triebels Garage, a local business. In the picture is owner David Trieble with Red Hook branch manager Dora Visbeck.


4/19/2021

Bill Calderara Joins Q92's Annie in the Morning

On April 12 our CEO Bill Calderara joined Annie in the Morning and Ryan to talk about our 170th Anniversary and how we are celebrating it with 170 Acts of Kindness. Ulster Savings Bank is a proud Q92 Caring for Our Community partner. Click here to listen to the interview.


4/15/2021

Water for a Cause

On April 7, Devin Gibbs, a member of the Bethel Missionary Baptist Church, came to our Wappingers Falls branch to pick up 10 cases of bottled water that the branch donated to be used for their monthly food pantry. Pictured is branch manager Valerie Belton, church member Devin, and assistant branch manager Nanci Munoz.


4/13/2021

Parking was on US on Wall Street

On April 13, Rosa VanNostrand, Wall Street Branch Supervisor and Jose Lemus, Branch Manager, paid the meters for anyone parking in uptown Kingston near the Wall Street branch.


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