Northeast Bank volunteers named


LEWISTON – Northeast Bank employees Christian Bishop, CFP, and Kevin Carbin, CFP, of the bank’s Maine Street office in Brunswick were recognized as 2007 America’s Promise Volunteers. Bishop and Carbin, as well as 13 other bank employees, were commended by the 123rd Maine State Legislature.

Since 2000, Bishop has volunteered at Brunswick High School, teaching stock market fundamentals and financial planning. He added Lewiston High School Adult Education’s Money Matters program in 2006, and has signed on for the fall 2007 session.

Carbin also volunteers at Lewiston Adult Education and, together with Bishop this past year, conducted the Women’s Financial Roundtables in Brunswick, Charitable Giving Workshop in Yarmouth, and regularly conducts financial planning workshops in Brunswick, Lewiston and Yarmouth.

Also recognized as 2007 America’s Promise Volunteers were:

Chris Bennett, senior teller, Buckfield; Alina Burke, vice president, business development officer, Auburn; Joline Daigle, business development officer, Auburn; Jim Delamater, president and CEO, Lewiston; Sean Doucette, customer service representative, Auburn; Lynn Hamper, branch sales manager, Mechanic Falls; Pender Lazenby, senior vice president, chief risk officer, Lewiston; Trish Merrill, customer service representative, Buckfield; and Shelley Smith, branch sales manager, Harrison.

Northeast Bank employees volunteered hundreds of hours through initiatives including National Teach Children to Save Day; partnering with Jobs for Maine’s Graduates; and launching Lewiston’s Adult Education’s Money Matters program.