FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
Thomas A. Borner
Poitras is given the President’s Award at the annual Awards Banquet on April 4, 2017.
Leslie Poitras, Deposit Operations Manager of Putnam Bank, was awarded the President’s Award.
Thomas A. Borner, President and CEO of Putnam Bank, commented that the award is given to an employee who exemplifies unwavering commitment and dedication to the bank and community.
Ms. Poitras was selected this year to receive this honor. Borner said, “Lee is a valuable member of the Putnam Bank team and tonight we celebrate her 40 years of dedication to the bank and our customers. Lee began her career as a teller and moved to the Operations Department when checks and statements were processed and mailed in-house. She is always available to lend a helping hand to customers and staff when asked. Lee always volunteers for bank sponsored community events and has devoted her time and talent to the Relay for Life and the Northeast Connecticut Cancer Fund of Day Kimball Hospital”. Lee was happily surprised and thankful. When asked what this award meant to her, she stated, ” I was very honored to receive the President’s Award. I always feel that my co-workers and the management of the bank are here to support me in any way that they can. I have truly enjoyed my years working for Putnam Bank”.
Also on that evening the following individuals were recognized for their length of service to the bank:
5 Years of Service: Brandy Hapgood, Leslie Robbins, and Dawn St. Onge. 10 Years of Service: Denise Recko and Sandy Pellecchia. 15 Years of Service: Deborah Tavernier, RoseMary Place, Tara Perron, Alyson Davis, Leah Davis, Michelle DeMarco, and Patricia Kovacik. 20 Years of Service: LeeAnn Kieltyka. 25 Years of Service: Carrie Szymanski. 30 Years of Service: Barbara Rasmussen. 40 Years of Service: Leslie Poitras.
Putnam Bank, in existence for over 155 years, is a state-chartered and insured stock bank, with assets, including the holding company of approximately $517 million dollars. Putnam Bank has branch offices in Putnam, Pomfret Center, Danielson, Plainfield, Griswold, Gales Ferry, and Norwich. It also operates a full-service loan center in Putnam. For more information call (800) 377-4424, or visit our website at putnambank.com.