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Based on the outpouring of support, well wishes and questions regarding Officer Santos, and his family; the Auburn Police Department has set up an account for the Santos family to accept donations.
Officer Santos and Family Assistance Fund
c/o Savers Bank
38 Auburn Street
Auburn, MA 01501
On behalf of all of us at Savers Bank we wish Officer Santos the best and hope for a speedy recovery.
A fund has been set up at Savers Bank by the Auburn Police Department in the memory of slain Auburn Police Officer Ronald Tarentino. The fund will benefit the officer's wife and three children.
Donations can be made at any Savers Bank branch location or mailed to:
Officer Ronald Tarentino Jr. Memorial Fund
C/O Savers Bank
38 Auburn St
Auburn, MA 01501
Southbridge, MA— “Making a difference in our own backyard” is a commitment Savers Bank employees are strongly dedicated to. Savers Bank’s annual United Way employee campaign resulted in their largest donation made to the organization to date totaling $18,213.04. The donation will be presented to the United Way of Southbridge, Sturbridge & Charlton.
Savers Bank employees have been longtime and active supporters of the United Way, with donations from employees going to meet the needs of the community and help make a positive impact on the lives of the people of Southbridge, Sturbridge, and Charlton.
“Savers Bank employees have a strong commitment to community service and support,” said Joseph Coderre, President and CEO of Savers Bank. “The United Way has always been one of our top organizations to receive our combined support; the continued success of this effort demonstrates how caring our employees truly are.”
The employee campaign ran from November 2 – November 15. The total donation raised by employees was $9,106.52. Savers Bank was pleased to equally match this generous employee contribution.
The United Way of Southbridge, Sturbridge & Charlton supports a range of educational, preventative, support and relief services. Specific organizations include, American Red Cross of Central & Western MA, Big Brothers, Big Sisters of Central Mass/Metrowest, The Bridge of Central MA, CASA, Catholic Charities, Community Legal Aid, Girl Scouts of Central & Western MA, Literacy Volunteers of the Tri-Community, New Hope, Pathways for Change, Tri-Community YMCA, and Tri Valley, Inc.
About Savers Bank
Savers Bank is a full service community bank with offices in Southbridge, Uxbridge, Auburn, Grafton, Charlton, and Sturbridge. Savers Bank is a member of the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC), the Federal Home Loan Bank, the Co-operative Central Bank, and Massachusetts Bankers Association. Founded in 1910, Savers Bank has assets of over $475 million, offers a full range of consumer and commercial banking services, and a strong legacy of community commitment and customer service.
For more information call 1-800-649-3036, visit their website at www.saversbank.com, or find them on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/SaversBank
Date: Thursday, May 26, 2016.
Time: 10AM -7PM
Where: Charlton: H. Putnam Road Extension will be open for southbound traffic only from Rt. 20 to North Main St to facilitate traffic for Officer Ronald Tarentino’s wake at St. Joseph’s Church located at 10 H. Putnam Road.
Date: Friday, May 27, 2016
Time: 8AM - 2PM
Where: Charlton: H. Putnam Road Extension will be open for southbound traffic only from Rt. 20 to North Main St to facilitate traffic for Officer Ronald Tarentino’s funeral at St. Joseph’s Church located at 10 H. Putnam Road.
Please be advised that due to the services there will be a considerable amount of traffic on Rt. 20 & Rt. 169. Residents are urged to allow extra time to get to their respective destinations or seek alternate routes.
Savers Bank is pleased to announce the hiring of their new team members. The four; Alan P. Melidossian, Nancy Turney, Lauren Hand, Melissa A.D. Masse. They will be filling a variety of roles and positions in the community bank.
Melidossian, hired as the Vice President of Marketing in the beginning of 2016, worked for Bank of America for over 20 years before moving on to Bank Rhode Island and then Dexter Credit Union. The Roger Williams College graduate is “looking forward to working with a bank that values the community and employees who are dedicated to providing superior products and service to customers.” The Rhode Island resident is looking forward to providing creative marketing initiatives to set Savers Bank apart from the competition.
Turney, hired in November of 2015, as the Human Resource Administrator, lives in Auburn with her husband Douglas and her two Maltese mix dogs Papi & Lola. She has worked in various roles in Human Resources for over 20 years. During that time she also served as the Assistant Town Treasurer/Benefits Administrator of Auburn, and worked as a contractor for the National Guard from 2009-2010. “My short time here at Savers Bank has been very enjoyable and a learning experience” says Turney, “The team at Savers Bank has been nothing short of Simply Better.” She has several certifications from NEHRA, and is a certified Paralegal as well.
Hand, is returning to Savers Bank after a short break. Having previously worked with the Savers team for 11 years, she is a graduate of UMass, and is returning to the team to fill a Marketing Designer role. A Sturbridge resident with her husband Nate, and two children, Sophie and Grayson, she has always felt a strong connection to the local bank. “Savers Bank has always been like a second family to me. Due to family medical issues, I had to take a short break from working at the bank” Hand explains. “I am very happy to be back working in Marketing and am excited about the direction the bank is heading. We have a great team at Savers Bank and I’m very fortunate to be a part of it again.” She also owns and is the producer of EnVision Productions, founded in 1999.
Masse, hired in August of 2015, has over 20 years of banking experience. The majority of her experience came from her work at Monson Savings Bank. She began her banking career with SIS Bank. A Certified Electronic Banking Officer, her experience will be a valuable asset to the Savers team as they increase their Electronic Services. Masse says “I’m excited to lead my team into the world of Electronic Services and all it offers!” She resides in Three Rivers, with her husband David, and her daughters, Emma and Grace.
Savers Bank announces the hiring of three new team members who will fill a variety of important roles within the institution. Each person brings a superior level of banking experience to help grow the Savers Bank brand and expand on the present relationships. The three: Barbara A. Medberry, Amanda E. Simpson, and Ashley Long.
Medberry, accepted the position of Branch Manager at the Uxbridge branch. She comes to Savers Bank with many years of retail banking experience. Her most recent role was as Branch Operations Manager and Bank Secrecy Officer at Dexter Credit Union in RI. Medberry lives in Warwick, RI with her husband David, and two sons, Eric and Mark. In speaking of her new position Medberry says, “I am proud to be working for a company that is known as a strong financial institution, has a solid mission statement, and that received a 5 Star Superior Rating by Bauer Financial,”. As for her goals for the Uxbridge branch, she says “as a new member of the community, I want to support the town of Uxbridge and its neighboring towns. I want spread the word about all the great services Savers Bank offers to both local businesses and households to help develop positive customer relationships.”
Simpson, hired recently as the Marketing Coordinator, lives in North Scituate, RI with her husband, Jared. Her banking career began in 2002 at Citizens Bank and most recently Dexter Credit Union where she held several management positions within retail banking. Her varying roles within banking will allow her to bring a unique perspective to the marketing team and assist in building brand recognition for Savers Bank. When asked about her new role at Savers Bank Simpson says, “My goal is to increase the awareness of the Savers Bank brand and aid in the development of new technology to make banking easier for our customers and expand our brand beyond its current market.
Long, is a new hire and will be working as a teller in the Grafton branch. She graduated from the University of Massachusetts at Lowell with a B.A. in History. Long is no stranger to superior customer service, before joining the Savers Bank team she worked for BNY Mellon as Customer Service Representative for Primerica. Currently, Long lives in Whitinsville, MA with her boyfriend Sean. On her new opportunity, Savers’ newest teller says “I am very excited to start working for this amazing bank”.
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