PLATTSBURGH — The U.S. Avenue Office of Glens Falls National Bank and Trust Company will host a Community Appreciation Day July 11.
“We started doing these just as a way to say ‘thank you’ to our customers and also to the community,” said Blake Jones, marketing communications officer at the Glens Falls National Bank and Trust Company.
The event will go from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at 5023 U.S. Ave. and will include family-friendly activities, games and fun.
Family Connections will start the day with playgroup stories on the front lawn from 10 a.m. to 11:45 a.m., leading up to a make-your-own boat craft activity from noon to 2 p.m.
Morrisonville EMS will provide car seat safety checks, and the Clinton County Sheriff’s office will offer water safety instruction, both from noon to 2 p.m.
Food, including pizza, veggies, fruit, yogurt, ice cream sandwiches and popsicles, will be served starting at 11 a.m.
“Part of this is hosting kind of a family-friendly event with fun activities and food, but we also incorporate a not-for profit into the event,” Jones said.
The non-profit, chosen by Branch Manager Hannah Provost, will be the Child Care Coordinating Council of the North Country (CCCCNC).
To raise funds for the non-profit, there will be a pie in the face event among two teams of employees from the Glens Falls National Bank and Trust Company. Each vote will cost $1.
Also, there will be a raffle for an “Unplugged Summer” basket containing YMCA passes, Imaginarium passes, sidewalk chalk, jump ropes, water toys, two beach towels, sun screen, picture books and more. The tickets will cost $1 for one ticket, $3 for five tickets and $5 for 10 tickets.
Both fundraisers will help the Glens Falls National Bank and Trust Company reach their goal of raising $800 for the CCCCNC.
“We find that this is a great opportunity to highlight a local organization, such as CCCCNC/Family Connections, and band the community together to support them,” Provost said. “The exposure that the organization gets makes the day truly worthwhile.”
For more information on the event, contact Jones at 518-415-4274 or firstname.lastname@example.org.