Merchants Bank Donates $5,000 to the Via of the Lehigh Valley

Bangor, PA (May 6, 2016) – As part of Merchants Bank’s continuing community effort in supporting children and adults with disabilities like autism, cerebral palsy and Down syndrome, Merchants Bank  donated $5,000 to the Via of the Lehigh Valley through the Educational Improvement Tax Credit Program (EITC).

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

VIA of the LV Check Presentation

Caption (L to R):  Deb Carey, VP Branch Manager, Merchants Bank; Melissa Bache, Assistant Director of Lehigh Children’s Academy; Marie Andrew, Director of Lehigh Children’s Academy; Sandee Kennedy, VP Regional Manager, Merchants Bank.