Alliance Bank Sponsors United Way Annual Meeting & Salute to Volunteers

February 13th, 2011

28Fulton, NY ? Melanie Trexler, Executive Director of the United Way of Greater Oswego County has announced that the Alliance Bank will serve as the official sponsor for the United Way?s Annual Meeting. Scheduled for Wednesday, March 14th at 8:00 a.m. the United Way?s Annual Meeting will be held at the American Foundry, Route 104 West (behind Fajita Grill) in Oswego.

?I am pleased to welcome back Alliance Bank as the sponsor of this year?s annual meeting,? said Trexler. ?Their commitment to supporting the United Way of Greater Oswego County is greatly appreciated.?

Barb Bateman, Sr. Vice President and Regional Executive with Alliance Bank said that supporting the United Way is an example of how Alliance Bank gives back to their communities.

?Alliance Bank is dedicated to supporting the United Way of Greater Oswego County. Our staff is committed to the works of the United Way and the agencies that it supports. By providing sponsorship to the annual meeting we are able to supply the community with an avenue necessary to fulfill the mission of the United Way and to promote additional philanthropic opportunity throughout. By assisting the United Way we are able to provide support to so many different agencies, therefore allowing our charitable dollars to reach the places that need assistance.

Alliance Bank provides support to Oswego, Onondaga, Oneida, Cortland and Madison counties. Giving back to the communities that support you is one of the most important commitments a business can make. We take our role in this seriously and will continue to promote and to support our communities,? said Bateman.

The focus of United Way?s Annual Meeting will be on the recognition of the United Way?s highly valued volunteers and the exceptional individuals and businesses whose efforts help support the United Way of Greater Oswego County?s Annual Campaign and the work of the United Way?s member agencies.

The United Way?s annual meeting is open to the public. The cost to attend the event is $15.00 per person and includes a complete breakfast. For more information on the United Way of Greater Oswego County?s Annual Meeting, or to make reservations, contact your United Way office, 315-593-1900 or via e-mail at: loisunitedway@windstream.net, no later than Friday, March 9th.

Cut line for photo: Representatives from the United Way of Greater Oswego County meet with Alliance Bank Senior Vice President Barb Bateman to discuss the United Way?s upcoming Annual Meeting to be held from 8:00 ? 9:00 a.m. on Wednesday, March 14th, at the American Foundry, Route 104 West (behind Fajita Grill) in Oswego. Alliance Bank is the official sponsor of the United Way of Greater Oswego County?s 74th Annual Meeting. Above from left are: Executive Director of the United Way of Greater Oswego, Melanie Trexler; Barb Bateman; and Chairperson of United Way?s Campaign Cabinet and Executive Director of the Port of Oswego Authority, Jonathan Daniels.

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