Bangor Savings Bank recently gave $2,500 to the Hope Association’s new Briar Patch Greenhouse being built across from Mountain Valley Middle School on Highland Terrace in Mexico. Hope Association provides leadership, residential, case management, vocational and community support services to individuals with intellectual disabilities and their families. Bank staff recently visited the existing greenhouse operation to present the donation and discuss the new greenhouse. Standing, from left, are Sandy Witas, Briar Patch manager; Victoria Cyr, Briar Patch staff; Eric G.; Greg Fraser, administrative assistant and corporate compliance officer for Hope Association; Janet Brennick, assistant manager with Bangor Savings; Carol G.; Greg Gagne, vice president/branch manager with Bangor Savings; and Catherine Johnson, executive director of Hope Association.

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