Monday, December 7, 2015

Amalgamated Bank Donates $1 Thousand To Roosevelt Island Residents Association For CPR Training - Makes Additional Donations To Roosevelt Island Organizations Too

Roosevelt Island Amalgamated Bank Branch Manager Albert Salas announced a $1 Thousand donation to the Roosevelt Island Residents Association (RIRA) for CPR Training on behalf of Amalgamated Bank during the December 2 RIRA Common Council Meeting. Mr. Salas presented the $1 thousand check to RIRA President Jeff Escobar at that meeting

Image Of Amalgamated Bank Albert Salas Presenting Check To RIRA's Jeff Escobar

and said Amalgamated Bank is looking forward:
... to being more involved in community events....
RIRA President Jeff Escobar thanked Mr. Salas for the Amalgamated Bank donation and for its commitment to the community. Mr. Escobar added that Amalgamated Bank:
... has become our partner in the community.

Amalgamated Bank's Executive Vice President of Community Banking Samantha Berg reports on their donations to Roosevelt Island organizations including:
Roosevelt Island Resident Association (RIRA) - $1,000 for CPR classes

Roosevelt Island Historical Society - $2000 for their Lecture series, book donation and comped group tours

Roosevelt Island Disabled Association (RIDA) - $1000 for funding repairs to their 15 passenger wheelchair buss

The Roosevelt Island School PS/IS 217 – $1,000 plus support for their Halloween carnival

Roosevelt Island Visual Art Association (RIVAA) - $1,500 for arts education

Roosevelt Island Main Street Theatre & Dance Alliance - $1,500 for the scholarship and work study program

Roosevelt Island Operating Corporation (RIOC)
  • Halloween Parade - § Sponsorship of kids giveaways and face painter
  • Tree lighting Ceremony - § Sponsorship of Santa’s Corner
Four Freedoms Park Conservancy - $15,000 for their Imagination Playground

We have also supported ICLA da Silva Foundation and were recently at their gala.

Hopefully in 2015 we will be doing the Cherry Blossom Festival, Egg Hunt as well as Roosevelt Island Day. We are looking into a summer activity with RIRA as well.
Ms. Berg spoke at the December 5 Roosevelt Island Tree Lighting.

Here's more on Amalgamated Bank

and an Amalgamated Bank Roosevelt Island mortgage seminar.

UPDATE 10:30 PM - Amalgamated Bank is seeking a Branch Service Manager for Roosevelt Island. More information available at previous post.