Merchants Bank Donates $5,000 to The Blue & White Scholastic Foundation, Inc.

Bangor, PA (June 17, 2016) - In support of The Blue & White Scholastic Foundation, Inc.’s critical mission of supporting Slate Belt catholic schools by providing scholarships, student financial aid services, and academic awards, Merchants Bank has donated $5,000 to their organization.

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

Scholastic Foundation

Caption (L to R):  Anna Rittle, VP Regional Manager, Merchants Bank; Connie Silvius, AVP Branch Manager, Merchants Bank; Louise Comunale, Secretary, The Blue & White Scholastic Foundation; David Ceraul, Vice President, The Blue & White Scholastic Foundation; Connie Greenamoyer, AVP Branch Manager, Merchants Bank.