July 22, 2016

JSSB Donates $25,000 to STEP, Inc. for Neighborhood Assistance Program

STEP Donation 2016

Williamsport, PA – Jersey Shore State Bank, a subsidiary of Penns Woods Bancorp, Inc. and proponent of investing back into the communities it serves, donated $25,000 to STEP, Inc. for use in their Neighborhood Assistance Program.

Success Through Engagement and Partnership (STEP), Inc. is a non-profit agency that specializes in community action. STEP engages individuals, families, and communities through partnerships and sound strategies for providing communities throughout Clinton and Lycoming counties with the assistance they need. The Neighborhood Assistance Program focuses on helping low-income families with housing security. These families will see benefits from the program such as Eviction Prevention, Rental Assistance, and Service Navigation/Intense Case Management.

"Jersey Shore State Bank has always been dedicated to the communities it serves and has a strong interest in promoting their financial well-being," stated Richard Grafmyre, President and CEO of Penns Woods Bancorp, Inc. and Jersey Shore State Bank. “So to have the opportunity to help our friends at STEP with their Neighborhood Assistance Program was extremely exciting. We hope the donation will aide them in their pursuit to maximize the housing security of low-income families.”

Penns Woods Bancorp, Inc. is the $1.3 billion parent company of Jersey Shore State Bank and Luzerne Bank. Jersey Shore State Bank operates fifteen branch offices providing financial services in Lycoming, Clinton, Centre, Montour and Union Counties. Luzerne Bank operates eight branch offices providing financial services in Luzerne and Lackawanna counties. Investment and insurances products are offered through Jersey Shore State Bank’s subsidiary, The M Group, Inc. D/B/A The Comprehensive Financial Group.

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