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Eastern Bank Honors Phyllis Barajas With Community Advocacy Award

October 2, 2018

Leader Advocates For The Latino Community And Putting Diversity And Inclusion To Work For The Good of Business BOSTON, October 2, 2018 – In honor of Hispanic Heritage Month, Eastern Bank, America’s oldest and largest mutual bank, is pleased to announce it has awarded Phyllis Barajas, Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Boston-based Conexión, with a Community Advocacy Award. The award...

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Eastern Bank Charitable Foundation Announces Partnership Grant Recipients

September 7, 2018

Grant-Giving Program Provides $250,000 To Support The Capital Needs Of Nonprofit Organizations BOSTON, September 7, 2018 – Eastern Bank, America’s oldest and largest mutual bank, today announced it has granted a total of $250,000 in Partnership Grants. These grants are going to 10 nonprofit organizations to specifically address their capital needs. “Nonprofits provide services essential to...

Eastern Bank Charitable Foundation Announces $1.7 Million In Targeted Grants To Advance Women

August 7, 2018

Grants Support 170 Organizations In Massachusetts, New Hampshire and Rhode Island BOSTON, August 7, 2018 – Eastern Bank, America’s oldest and largest mutual bank, today announced $1.7 million has been granted to non-profit organizations focused on the advancement of women. Each year, the Eastern Bank Charitable Foundation’s Targeted Grant program supports hundreds of community-based...

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Eastern Bank Congratulates The 2018 Women of FIRE

July 30, 2018

EVP of Consumer Banking and Management Committee Member Barbara Heinemann, and Eastern Trustee and CEO of Boston Community Capital Elyse D. Cherry Among Those Recognized BOSTON, July 30, 2018 – Eastern Bank, America’s oldest and largest mutual bank, congratulates the 2018 Women of FIRE, including EVP of Consumer Banking Barbara Heinemann and Trustee Elyse D. Cherry. Women of FIRE is an annual...

Eastern Bank Corporation Announces New Trustees and Corporators To Its Board

July 24, 2018

Business And Community Leaders Further Expand Eastern’s Reach In The Communities It Serves BOSTON, July 24, 2018 – Following its 2018 Annual Meeting, Eastern Bank, America’s oldest and largest mutual bank, is pleased to announce the election of six business and community leaders to its governing body. The newly elected Trustees are: - Steven Joncas, Principal, Joncas Associates, - Michele...

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Eastern Bank Charitable Foundation Grants $100,000 To North Shore Medical Center

July 23, 2018

Grant To Help Launch Robotic Surgery Program And Health Care Advancements In Communities Served By The Bank BOSTON, July 23, 2018 – Eastern Bank, America’s oldest and largest mutual bank, today announced a $100,000 grant to North Shore Medical Center (NSMC) in Salem to support its new Robotic Surgery Program. “Since our founding in Salem 200 years ago, supporting and advocating for the many...

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Eastern Bank Opens New Branch In Roxbury

June 28, 2018

Community Comes Together For A Grand Opening Block Party To Celebrate The First Bank Branch Opening In Roxbury In More Than 20 Years BOSTON, June 28, 2018 – Eastern Bank, America’s oldest and largest mutual bank, today announced the official opening of a new branch in Roxbury. This is the first new bank branch opening in Roxbury in more than 20 years. Eight percent of the city’s population lives...

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Eastern Bank Honors Sarah-Ann Shaw and Klare Shaw With Community Advocacy Awards

June 20, 2018

For Decades, Mother and Daughter Have Used Their Chosen Fields To Pursue Social Advocacy For Minority Communities BOSTON, June 20, 2018 – Eastern Bank, America’s oldest and largest mutual bank, honored community activists Sarah-Ann Shaw and her daughter Klare with Community Advocacy Awards at an event held last evening at the Museum of African American History’s African American Meeting House in...

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Eastern Bank Announces Aly Raisman As Partner For Good

June 13, 2018

Raisman Joins Fellow Eastern Partners Doug Flutie and David Ortiz To Help Do More Good Things To Help People Prosper BOSTON, June 13, 2018 – Eastern Bank, America’s oldest and largest mutual bank, today announced its newest Partner For Good: World Champion, gold medal gymnast and ambassador for change, Aly Raisman.  Raisman, whose advocacy has given rise to a movement to help end sexual...