COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT 2017
Riverview Bank (and its operating divisions, Halifax Bank, Marysville Bank, Citizens Neighborhood Bank, and Riverview Wealth Management) has deep roots in the communities we live and serve in. Through financial support, our participation in the Educational Improvement Tax Credit program (EITC) and the Opportunity Scholarship Tax Credit program (OSTC), and energetic employee volunteerism, we are committed to helping our local communities thrive.
Open House on June 17th
The Wyomissing Branch held an Open House on June 17th, and the entire team of Berks Region employees turned out to help! L to R: Jennifer Amil, Marilou Bannister, Malysa Koyste, Rachel Garman, Angel Lambert, Teresa Reese, Sydney Kline, Kayla Care, Kathleen Tokonitz, Dan Weber, Susan Bushold, and Laurie Kercher. For every new account opened until September, Riverview will donate $5.00 to the Berks Animal Rescue League or Restoring Hope.
Millersburg Cherry Blossom Festival
Patrick Monroe and Cheryl Stone represented Riverview at the Millersburg Cherry Blossom Festival and won 1st Place at the Chili Cook-Off!
Marysville Senior Center
Roger Evans, Pam Patterson, Linda Broome, Scott Gindlesperger, Seth Wolpert and Wendy Campbell (not pictured) represented Riverview at a recent luncheon held at the Marysville Senior Center which was proudly sponsored by Riverview’s Marysville Bank division.
Wine, Women & Shoes
Laurie Kercher and Connie D’Augustine volunteered their talents for charity at the Wine, Women & Shoes event to benefit Opportunity House in Berks County.
Greater Reading Chamber of Commerce Annual Dinner
Members of the Berks Region attended the Greater Reading Chamber of Commerce Annual Dinner honoring the Top 50 Businesses in Berks County (Riverview Bank was #15.) Top, L to R: Barb Bordoy, Marilou Bannister, Kayla Care, Jennifer Amil, Susan Bushold, Rachel Garman, Malysa Koyste, Angel Lambert, Jessica Orrell, and Jess Yourkavitch. Bottom, L to R: Stacy Cassler, Connie D’Augustine, Jason Shaffer, Kathleen Tokonitz, and Daniel Weber.
Schuylkill Women in Business
The May meeting of Schuylkill Women in Business was proudly sponsored by Riverview Bank!
In attendance were (back row, L to R) Susan Bushold, Louise Jenkins, Christine Pfeiffenberger, Regina Sonon, Christine Zanis, Kathleen Tokonitz, Connie D’Augustine, and (front row, L to R) Tara Heher, SWIB Chairperson, and Business Woman of the Year, Cynthia Mensch, and Michelle Lewandowski.
Day of Caring
Riverview’s Eastern Region ladies, including Michelle Lewandowski, Regina Sonon, Tara Heher, Christine Zanis, and Christine Pfeiffenberger joined forces to make a difference during the annual Day of Caring in memory of Captain Jason B. Jones.
Kid's Carnival at Line Mountain School District
Trevorton branch staff spent a Saturday in May volunteering at the Kid's Carnival at Line Mountain School District.
Berks Region of Riverview Bank
The Berks Region of Riverview Bank were “all ears” when they came together to pack 25 Easter baskets to benefit local children in need. The baskets are part of a larger effort led by the Reading-Berks Association of Realtors.
Wyomissing Area Education Foundation
Riverview Bank donated $2,250 to Wyomissing Area Education Foundation, which benefits students of the Wyomissing Area School District. L to R: Greg Kline, Regional President for the Berks Region of Riverview Bank; Mark Miller and Michael Gaza of the Wyomissing Area Education Foundation, and Jason Shaffer, Riverview Bank Commercial Relationship Manager.
Greater Reading Chamber of Commerce Young Men & Women's Leadership Conference
As part of the Greater Reading Chamber of Commerce Young Men & Women's Leadership Conference, Connie D’Augustine, Commercial Relationship Manager in Riverview’s Berks Region (second from right) acted as a mentor and shared insights with Dabianna, a Reading High School student (far right) who is eager to pursue a business career.
Schuylkill Chamber of Commerce Young Entrepreneur Academy (YEA!) Program
Michelle Lewandowski, Eastern Region Manager, volunteered as a Mentor with the Schuylkill Chamber of Commerce Young Entrepreneur Academy (YEA!) program. She is pictured with Lindsay Griffin, the North Schuylkill student she advised throughout the program. Lindsay, 14, received top honors at the 2017 Schuylkill Young Entrepreneurs Academy Investor Panel at Penn State Schuylkill. Lindsay received a $1,500 grant and was named a Saunders Scholar semifinalist in the YEA! Northeast Regional Semi-Finals, which will be held May 5 in Rochester, New York.
Bowl for Kid’s Sake
Employees from Riverview’s Eastern Region branches and Pottsville Deposit Operations gathered up friends and family to join in a recent Bowl for Kid’s Sake event to benefit Big Brothers / Big Sisters of Schuylkill County.
MegaShow Homebuilder’s Show
Employees of Riverview’s CNB Somerset Region hosted a booth at the annual MegaShow Homebuilder’s Show. Pictured are Lorie Hoffman, Branch Manager, Julie Fisher, Mortgage Originator, and Kathy Lloyd, Regional Loan Officer.
Northeastern PA Manufacturer’s and Employer’s Association
Michelle Lewandowski (far right), Eastern Region Manager, presented a check for $1,500 to the Northeastern PA Manufacturer’s and Employer’s Association.
Blue Mountain Eagle Foundation
Riverview Bank donated $13,000 to Blue Mountain Eagle Foundation of the Blue Mountain School District for the enhancement of educational opportunities in the District. L to R: Orwigsburg Branch Manager, Tara Heher, Eastern Region Manager, Michelle Lewandowski, and Commercial Loan Officer, Dave Mason, with Vicki Hill, Shirley Ravitz, and Dr. Helsel of the Blue Mountain Eagle Foundation.
Educational Improvement Tax Credit (EITC) Program
Michelle Lewandowski, Eastern Region Manager, presented Bob Oravitz, Executive Director of YMCA of Schuylkill County, with a check for $3,000.00 as part of their ongoing participation in the Educational Improvement Tax Credit (EITC) Program.
Grand Opening celebration for its BRAND-NEW branch in Temple, PA
Riverview held a big Grand Opening celebration for its BRAND-NEW branch in Temple, PA! Back row, L to R: Rachel Garman, Laurie Kercher (Berks Region Manager), Susan Bushold (Wyomissing Branch Manager), Greg Kline (Berks Region President), Brett Fulk, (President, Riverview Bank and Riverview Financial Corporation), Angel Lambert, Barbara Bordoy, Kayla Care, Dan Weber, Jason Shaffer. Front: Ginger Kunkel, Jessica Orrell (Temple Branch Manager) and Marilou Bannister.
Opportunity Scholarship Program
Riverview Bank’s Eastern Region Manager Michelle Lewandowski (R) and Pottsville Park Plaza Branch Manager Louise Jenkins presented a check for $15,000 to Nativity BVM High School as part of its ongoing participation in the Opportunity Scholarship Program.
Harrisburg Area YMCA
Tamie Laudenslager, Elizabethville Branch Manager, presented Chelstan Anderson II, Acting Executive Director of the Harrisburg Area YMCA Northern Dauphin County Branch, with a check for $2,000.00 as part of their ongoing participation in the Educational Improvement Tax Credit (EITC) Program.
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Schuylkill County
Michelle Lewandowski, Eastern Region Manager, presented Doug Allen, Executive Director of Big Brothers Big Sisters of Schuylkill County, with a check for $2,000.00 as part of their ongoing participation in the Educational Improvement Tax Credit (EITC) Program.