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Bristol County Savings Bank Awards $17,000 Grant to Community Development of Attleboro – Expo for the Senses

Bristol County Savings Bank awards grant to Community Development of Attleboro

(Pictured L-R) Jim Jones, Operations Manager for Double ACS and Expo Team Member; Jann Alden, VP-Regional Banking Officer, BCSB; Mim Fawcett, Executive Director of the Attleboro Arts Museum and an Expo Team Member; Patrick Murray, President & CEO, BCSB; Mayor Kevin Dumas, Michele Roberts, EVP-Community Relations Officer, BCSB; Dianne Falk, Executive Director of the Attleboro Arts Museum and an Expo Team Member; Nancy Young, Owner of Attleboro Jewelers and Expo Team Member; and Dennis Kelly, Chairman of the Board, BCSB.

TAUNTON, MA, June 6, 2016 — In partnership with the City of Attleboro, Bristol County Savings Bank (BCSB) awarded a grant totaling $17,000 to Community Development of Attleboro during a check presentation at Attleboro City Hall recently.  Specifically, the gift will help fund the upcoming Expo for the Senses for which the Bank is the event sponsor. The free, family fun celebration of music, food, jewelry and art will take place on Saturday, June 18th from Noon – 5:00 p.m. at Capron Park in Attleboro. (Rain date is Sunday, June 19th.)

Patrick J. Murray, Jr., President and CEO of BCSB, awarded the grant to Kevin Dumas, Mayor of the City of Attleboro and several Expo For the Senses team members. “The Community Development of Attleboro has been a lead agency supporting community building events like the Summer Expo for the Senses and, as we are a community savings bank, we are proud to continue to support its mission and the goal of the Expo which is to encourage business activity and reinforce the enthusiasm and interest in all things related to the city,” said Murray.

The 8th Annual Summer Expo for the Senses is a collaboration between the City of Attleboro, the Attleboro Arts Museum, Attleboro Jewelers, Cardinal Marketing and DoubleACS. The team works together to secure artists and craftspersons, entertainers and area restaurants to celebrate the vibrancy of the city.  Entertainment will include live music, a giant raffle, food samplings from 10 area restaurants, crafts, a Ferris Wheel, a rock wall, face painting, free caricatures and sidewalk chalk and sand art.