Camden National Bank to grant $20,000 to Maine nonprofits through the 2018 Leaders & Luminaries Awards

Camden, Maine, August 02, 2018 – Camden National Bank announced that they will award a total of $20,000 to four Maine-based nonprofits through their 2018 Leaders & Luminaries Awards. The program recognizes the importance and impact of nonprofit board members who dedicate themselves to making their nonprofit organizations stronger through strategic leadership. Since 2011, Camden National Bank has now awarded $107,000 to Maine nonprofits on behalf of 31 outstanding board leaders.

“The Leaders & Luminaries Awards are a unique way we express our gratitude for the impact of the nonprofit sector on economic and community development here in Maine,” said Greg Dufour, President & CEO of Camden National Bank. “Volunteerism and charitable giving are incredibly important at Camden National Bank, and Leaders & Luminaries provides an opportunity for our local board leaders to be celebrated, commended and rewarded for their incredible work.”
 
Camden National Bank is seeking nominations for 501(c)(3) nonprofit board leaders who demonstrate passion, innovation and resourcefulness in their board governance to create organizational growth, a successful transition or financial stability. All nominations are due August 24, 2018. An independent selection committee, including the Executive Director of Maine Association of Nonprofits, two executives of Camden National Bank, and two other Maine leaders who are active in Maine’s nonprofit community, will review all nominations. The four winners and their organizations will be recognized at the Maine Association of Nonprofits’ Executive Leadership Forum on October 31, 2018.
The Leaders & Luminaries Awards are made possible by Camden National Bank, through The Bank of Maine Foundation. For more details, eligibility requirements and the nomination form, please visit: https://www.camdennational.com/leadersandluminaries.
 
About Camden National Corporation
Camden National Corporation (NASDAQ:CAC), headquartered in Camden, Maine, is the largest publicly traded bank holding company in Northern New England with $4.2 billion in assets and nearly 650 employees. Camden National Bank, its subsidiary, is a full-service community bank founded in 1875 that offers an array of consumer and business financial products and services, accompanied by the latest in digital banking technology to empower customers to bank the way they want. The Bank provides personalized service through a network of 60 banking centers, 71 ATMs, and lending offices in New Hampshire and Massachusetts, all complemented by 24/7 live phone support. 2017 marks the 8th time Camden National Bank has received the “Lender at Work for Maine” Award from the Finance Authority of Maine. Comprehensive wealth management, investment and financial planning services are delivered by Camden National Wealth Management. To learn more, visit CamdenNational.com. Member FDIC.