Norway, ME – Norway Savings Bank has received Avesta Housing’s 14th annual Mike Yandell Award. The Award, which is named for the late Avesta Housing board chair and banking industry leader, recognizes an individual or organization for their service and dedication to the affordable housing industry.
Dana Totman, Avesta President and CEO, presented the award to Patricia Weigel, Norway Savings Bank President and CEO, at a ceremony celebrating the opening of the Fox School Apartments senior affordable housing complex in South Paris on June 4, 2019.
“We are very appreciative of the award and our intent is always to do what’s right in our communities. It’s at the heart of what we do.” said Weigel. “The lack of affordable housing is a crisis in Maine. When thousands of people are on waiting lists for a safe, affordable place to live, it’s incumbent on all of us to do our part.”
About Norway Savings Bank
Founded in 1866, Norway Savings Bank is a leading mutual banking and financial services company headquartered in Norway, Maine. As of March 31, 2019, Norway Savings Bank had $1.208 billion in total assets. Norway Savings Bank has 24 branch locations and operates divisions in asset management, personal banking and business banking. In 2016, Norway Savings Bank was honored as one of the Best Banks to Work For by American Banker and Best Companies Group as well as one of the Best Places to Work in Maine. In 2019, Norway was recognized with the “Best Wellness Employer – Gold Certification” by Wellness Workdays. BauerFinancial has designated 5-Star Norway Savings Bank the “Best of Bauer” for earning and maintaining its highest 5-star rating for 29 continuous years. For more information, visit www.norwaysavings.bank.