Merchants Bank Donates $500 to Easton Ambassador Employee

Bangor, PA (May 20, 2016) – After hearing about Easton Ambassador employee, Joaquin Rodriguez, losing everything he owns in a devastating house fire, Merchants Bank donated $500 to assist Mr. Rodriguez in his recovery.  Merchants Bank has had a long history of supporting the Ambassador programs.

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

Ambassador Check Presentation

Caption (L to R):  James Sampson, VP Commercial Lender, Merchants Bank; Joaquin Rodriguez, Easton Ambassador; Kristen Corrado, AVP Branch Manager, Merchants Bank