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Helping in a Difficult Time

Posted April 2, 2020

As a local bank in tune with our community, we understand the impact of recent events. Beyond ensuring a safe environment for our colleagues and customers, as well as continuity of our products and services, we want to provide additional assistance where we can.

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Learn What We’re Doing in Response to the Coronavirus

Posted March 13, 2020

We have assembled a team to monitor the coronavirus (COVID-19) developments and are following recommendations from the World Health Organization (WHO), U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), and local authorities. Please know that additional sanitizing measures are in place at all branch locations and we are communicating and coordinating with critical service providers and suppliers with contingency plans so we can always provide the products and services you need.

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Ulster County Historical Society Awarded $1,000

Posted January 16, 2020

The Ulster County Historical Society (UCHS) has been awarded a $1,000 grant from the Ulster Savings Charitable Foundation for renovating their headquarters, the Bevier House Museum. The renovations include updating their display and exhibit systems and improving the environmental controls of the building.

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Michael Tucker Named Chairman of Ulster Savings Bank Board of Trustees

Posted December 30, 2019

The Board of Trustees of Ulster Savings Bank is pleased to announce the appointment of F. Michael Tucker as its new Chairman. Mr. Tucker is President of Tucker Strategies, Inc., an energy, real estate, and economic development firm, providing services throughout the Hudson Valley.

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Phoenicia Branch to Feature Art from Cuba

Posted December 10, 2019

Ulster Savings Bank would like to invite the public to their 58 Main Street, Phoenicia branch to enjoy their latest art exhibit curated by Lynn Davidson that features paintings from various Cuban artists. They will be on display at the branch for December.

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Ulster Savings Bank will be Community Leader Sponsor for the Woodstock Playhouse in 2020

Posted November 25, 2019

The Woodstock Playhouse has been awarded $4,000 from Ulster Savings Bank in support of its 2020 season. A not-for-profit theatre, under the direction of the Pan American Dance Foundation, Inc., the Woodstock Playhouse is a historical landmark in the area. Revitalizing and preserving the theatre is a goal of the organization. As the Community Leader Sponsor for 2020, Ulster Savings Bank is proud to support this community icon.

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Ulster Savings Bank Named Among the Top Extraordinary Banks in the USA

Posted October 8, 2019

Ulster Savings Bank, a local Hudson Valley icon, was just named among the top extraordinary banks in the United States by The Institute for Extraordinary Banking®. Ulster Savings was recognized with the Institute’s BanksGiving™ Banky® Award for Extraordinary Philanthropy in recognition of their commitment to the strategic direction of their communities and to making profound impacts within the communities they serve. It was also recognized with a Banky® Award. 

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Phillies Bridge Farm Project Awarded $2,500 Grant

Posted September 16, 2019

Phillies Bridge Farm Project has been awarded a $2,500 grant from the Ulster Savings Charitable Foundation for their Farm to Families Program. This program provides fresh produce to those in need in our region. Committed to food justice, Phillies Bridge is a local community-supported agriculture farm specializing in sustainably grown fruits and vegetables.

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Congressman Delgado Visits Bank to Learn About Financial Literacy Program

Posted September 3, 2019

Ulster Savings Bank recently received a visit from Congressman Antonio Delgado of the 19th District. Congressman Delgado met with President and CEO Bill Calderara and EVP/Chief Operating Officer John Finch to learn about the bank’s Financial Literacy Program for people of all ages and to teach them how to save money for a secure retirement.

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WEDC Awarded $2,500 Grant from Charitable Foundation

Posted August 28, 2019

The Women’s Enterprise Development Center (WEDC) has been awarded a $2,500 grant from the Ulster Savings Charitable Foundation to support their training programs and services that help women and minority entrepreneurs to start and strengthen their small businesses. Since its founding in 1997, WEDC has assisted nearly 8,000 businesses and has opened doors to business ownership for low-to-moderate income women and minorities in Westchester and the Hudson Valley.

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