Merchants Bank Donates $10,000 to the Greater Valley YMCA

Bangor, PA (April 29, 2016) – In support of the Greater Valley YMCA’s commitment for youth development, advocacy for healthy living, and supporter for social responsibility, Merchants Bank has donated $10,000 to the Greater Valley YMCA through the Educational Improvement Tax Credit Program (EITC).  The Greater Valley YMCA has six branches which encompass Bethlehem, Catasauqua, Easton, Forks, Nazareth, the Slate Belt region and the Lehigh Valley as a whole.
Greater Valley YMCA Check Presentation

Caption (L to R):  Sandee Kennedy, VP Regional Manager, Merchants Bank; MacKenzie Guyer, Vice Chair, Board of Advisors, Forks YMCA Education Center; Crystal Messer, Assistant Director of Childcare, Forks YMCA Education Center; Sarah Pepe, AVP Branch Manager.

Established in 1890, Merchants Bank is a locally owned and operated community bank.  Headquartered in Bangor, PA, Merchants has two branch offices in Bangor and additional offices throughout the Lehigh Valley, including Mount Bethel, Wind Gap, Nazareth, Forks Township, Martins Creek, Easton and Bethlehem, PA. In 2013 the Bank was recognized for its community involvement and volunteerism through two awards: Greater Lehigh Valley Chamber of Commerce’s The Spirit of Forks Award as well as The Volunteer Center of the Lehigh Valley’s Spirit of Volunteerism Award. MNB Investment Services is a division of the bank and offers investment and wealth management financial services. For more information, please visit