Essex Savings Bank’s 24th Annual Ballot Concludes With High Participation
Essex Savings Bank is proud to share that its 24th Annual Ballot had the highest number of votes in the last 5 years. Bank customers were eligible to vote for up to three of their favorite non-profit organizations, online or by paper ballot, from February 1st through the 28th. A total of 72 local organizations whose missions ranged from feeding the hungry to aiding animals and from supporting league sports to fire prevention participated.
Results of the voting and a reception for the Top Ten recipients are being held April 15th at the Bank’s Plains Road location.
Organizations that participated were:
Act II Thrift Shop, Inc. * A Little Compassion Inc. / The Nest Coffee House * Angel Charities, Inc. * Bikes for Kids, Inc. * Brazilian and American Youth Cultural Exchange (BRAYCE) * Camp Hazen YMCA * Cappella Cantorum, Inc. * CDE (Chester, Deep River, Essex) Cooperative Nursery School * Chester Historical Society * The Chester Hose Company Incorporated * Chester Land Trust * Common Good Gardens, Inc. * Community Music School * Connecticut Cancer Foundation, Inc. * The Connecticut River Museum at Steamboat Dock * The Country School, Inc. * Deep River Ambulance Association, Inc. * Deep River Elementary School PTO, Inc * Deep River Fire Department, Inc. * Deep River Historical Society, Inc. * Deep River Junior Ancient Fife & Drum Corps, Inc. * Dog Days Adoption Events, Inc. * E.C. Scranton Memorial Library, Madison * Essex Community Fund, Inc. * Essex Land Trust, Inc. * The Essex Library Association, Inc. * Essex Winter Series * Estuary Council of Seniors, Inc. – Meals on Wheels * Forgotten Felines, Inc. * Friends In Service Here (F.I.S.H.) * Friends of Hammonasset, Inc. * Friends of the Chester Public Library, Inc. * Friends of the Essex Library * High Hopes Therapeutic Riding, Inc. * Homeward Bound Adoptions CT, Inc. * Infinite Strength, Inc. * Ivoryton Library Association * Ivoryton Playhouse Foundation, Inc. * Ivoryton Village Alliance * The Katherine Hepburn Cultural Arts Center, Inc. (The Kate) * Literacy Volunteers Valley Shore, CT, Inc. * Lyme Ambulance Association, Inc. * The Lyme Fire Company, Inc. * Lyme Land Conservation Trust, Inc. * Lyme Public Hall & Local History Archives, Inc. * Lymes’ Youth Service Bureau * Madison Ambulance Association, Inc. * Maritime Education Network, Inc. * MusicNow Foundation, Inc * Old Lyme Historical Society, Inc. * Old Lyme Land Trust, Inc. * Old Lyme-Phoebe Griffin Noyes Library Association * Old Lyme Visiting Nurse Association, Inc. * Old Saybrook Fire Company Number One, Inc. * Old Saybrook Historical Society * Old Saybrook Land Trust, Inc. * Pandemonium Rainforest Project, Inc. * Pay Forward, Inc. * Region 4 Education Foundation (R4EF) * Ruth Ann Heller Music Foundation, Inc. * SARAH, Inc. * Simply Sharing, Inc. * Sister Cities Essex Haiti, Inc. * Tait’s Every Animal Matters (TEAM) * Tri-Town Youth Services Bureau, Inc. * Valley Baseball-Softball Booster Club, Inc. * Valley Shore Animal Welfare League * Valley Shore YMCA * Visiting Nurses of the Lower Valley, Inc. (VNLV) * Vista Life Innovations, Inc. * Westbrook Project Graduation, Inc. * Westbrook Youth and Family Services, Inc.