Bank of Canton Hosts Launch Party for Brookline Local First Sept. 12
Bank of Canton’s Brookline branch is proud to host the Launch Party for Brookline Local First on Wednesday, September 12, 6:30-8:30 p.m., at 166 Harvard Street, Brookline. Steven Grossman, State Treasurer and Receiver General, will be the guest speaker for the evening.
Formed last March, Brookline Local First is a network of locally owned independent businesses aimed at building a strong local economy and vibrant community. The organization educates residents and local government leaders about the significant environmental, economic and cultural benefits of doing business with locally owned and independent businesses.
“We are honored to be hosting the Launch Party of Brookline Local First,” said Stephen P. Costello, President of Bank of Canton. “As an independent mutual savings bank, we appreciate the importance of staying independent and putting our customers first. And, we agree that businesses working together and supporting each other creates a vibrant, prosperous and successful community.”
“We take pride in giving back to the communities that we serve,” said Branch Manager Elaine Joseph of Bank of Canton, who has organized a variety of programs that support Brookline residents in need.
Bank of Canton has branches in Brookline, Canton, Quincy, and Randolph. The Bank has no stockholders, and profits are paid back to the consumer in the form of better interest rates, personal service and a vast array of financial products and services.
Brookline Local First stresses the positive impact that locally owned independent businesses have on the local economy. By educating local business owners and the public about the importance of shopping locally, it is helping commercial areas to remain strong, creating more local jobs and keeping more dollars in Brookline.