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Chelsea Groton Bank AUGUST 2018

Chelsea Groton Bank Invites Area Teachers to Apply for Financial Literacy Grants

Financial Literacy Grants

The Teacher Grant, established in 2016, provides funding for hands-on educational programming, as well as financial education, for area schools. Non-profit organizations are also invited to apply for the grant this year to provide financial education programs for their clients.> Read More.

Chelsea U Corner: A Little Planning & Research Will Help Save Money During Back-To-School Shopping

Back to School

Back-to-school shopping can become expensive. The good news is stores are offering more back-to-school deals now than in previous years. Here is a list of tips from Consumer Reports to help you shop smarter this year.

Crème de Papaya

Crme de Papaya

This dessert, a favorite in Brazil, is cool, fun, and refreshing; you'll be wishing you made more!
> View recipe here.

Employee Spotlight: Get To Know Alex Masse

Alex Masse

Alex Masse, VP/Business Banking Manager, is a coach at work, at home, and on the baseball field.
> Read More.

Community Connection

School Supply DriveSchool Supply Drive
The United Way of Southeastern Connecticut and Chelsea Groton want to ensure kids go back to school with the confidence and material supplies needed to perform successfully in the classroom. You're invited to help by bringing school supplies to any of our Chelsea Groton branches! All donations will be distributed to teachers and students throughout New London County. Items needed are backpacks, pencils and erasers, crayons and highlighters, sharpeners, rulers, binders, and loose leaf paper. Let's make this a great start to the school year for all of the students in our community!

The Chelsea Groton Foundation is Now Accepting Applications
The Chelsea Groton Foundation is accepting applications for the fall grant cycle through the Foundation's NEW online application portal, until Friday, September 21, 2018. Visit to access the new application portal and more details on specific requirements.

Closed on Labor Day
All Chelsea Groton locations will be closed for Labor Day, on Monday, September 3. Our Customer Care Center will be available to assist you at 860-448-4200 from 8:00 AM to 12:00 PM.

Community Education
The following classes will be held at the Center Groton Branch, 1319 Gold Star Highway, Groton unless otherwise noted. Please register by visiting

Kids Summer Math Challenge: Dice Games, Wednesday, August 15 from 3:30 – 4:30 PM

Kids Summer Reading Club, Thursday, August 16 from 3:30 – 4:30 PM

Check It Out, Saturday, August 18 from 9:00 – 10:00 AM

Kids STEM Class: Build a Dam, Monday, August 20 from 3:30 – 4:30 PM

Kids Craft: Duct Tape Pouch, Tuesday, August 21 from 3:30 – 4:30 PM

Kids Summer Math Challenge: Jellybean Math, Wednesday, August 22 from 3:30 – 4:30 PM

Kids Summer Reading Club, Thursday, August 23 from 3:30 – 4:30 PM

Business Book Club, Thursday, August 23 from 5:30 – 7:00 PM

Budgeting for the Busy Household, Saturday, August 25 from 9:00 – 10:00 AM

Kids STEM Class: Chemistry for Kids, Monday, August 27 from 3:30 – 4:30 PM

Kids Craft: Back to School Photo Frame, Tuesday, August 28 from 3:30 – 4:30 PM

Kids Summer Math Challenge: Brain Teasers, Wednesday, August 29 from 3:30 – 4:30 PM

Kids Summer Reading Club, Thursday, August 30 from 3:30 – 4:30 PM

Questions? Contact Miria Toth, Community Education Officer, at 860-448-4236 or


All of August, Summer Reading Book Swap, Mystic Branch.
The Mystic Branch has a table set up in the branch with books for kids and adults that can be borrowed! Customers can bring in books and swap them for books they have not read yet.

Every Tuesday in August, Summer Yoga, 5:00 – 6:00 PM, Niantic Branch.
Feel the burn with us at our Outdoor Yoga class on Tuesdays at 5:00 PM. Bring a yoga mat/towel and a bottle of water for this 8 week yoga class. RSVP to Cia Malahias at 860-572-4072 or

Friday, August 24, Ice Cream on Us, Niantic Branch.
Robin's Ice Cream Truck will be at our Niantic Branch from 12:30-3:30 PM giving out free ice cream!

Questions? Contact Krissa Beene, Marketing & Events Coordinator, at 860-448-4212 or


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