Employees of Reading Co-operative Bank Donate to A Better Chance

ABC_ReadingBankDonation_032014.jpgNancy Vogler (left), president of A Better Chance of Andover, gratefully accepted a donation from Gladys Martinez, Andover branch manager of Reading Co-operative Bank. Also present was Joel Vinas, bank specialist.

When the bank’s employees dress down for casual Friday, each employee makes a donation to a kitty. The bank selected A Better Chance to receive the employees’ contributions.

Community donations like this one are the vital to the continued success of the ABC program. Its resident advisors, resident assistants, and board members are all volunteers who support closing the education gap by providing outstanding students from under-performing schools the chance to prepare for college at Andover High School. Our only salaried position is our cook.

Reading Co-operative Bank is a dynamic, 21st-century community bank, founded in 1886 on the principle that profit and growth go hand-in-hand with responsible banking and service to the community. It has have 8 branches in the area including the branch on Central Street in Andover.