Innovation and Community Investment Lead To “Business of the Year” Award
HOLYOKE, MA (February 12, 2014) Doing good and doing well matters to the Greater Chicopee Chamber of Commerce especially when it comes to their Shining Stars. The Chamber selected PeoplesBank for that honor and named it Business of the Year for 2014 [FLICKR]. The award is given annually to a business that is evaluated on its growth, good corporate citizenship, community mindedness, staying power, and innovation.
“Innovation, environmental sustainability, and employee engagement are hallmarks of PeoplesBank,” noted the Chamber in making their announcement. “The bank also gives millions of dollars to the local community, and its employees donate an average of 6,000 hours each year in service to local charitable organizations. Its goal is to make the Pioneer Valley a better place to live, work, and raise a family. The bank’s tagline, ‘A passion for what is possible’, reflects a commitment to being a genuine, authentic, and people-oriented organization.”
PeoplesBank has17 branches in the region with two of the bank’s offices located in Chicopee at 1936 Memorial Drive and 610 Memorial Drive.