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2016 Press Releases
The Milford Bank Announces Promotions
November 30, 2016 – The Milford Bank has announced the promotions of two of its employees, Celeste Lohrenz and Janet Harrison… Read Release
The Milford Bank to Sponsor a Food Drive in Stratford, CT
November 2016 – The Milford Bank is pleased to sponsor a drive to collect non-perishable food items for The Sterling House and South End Community Center’s food pantries… Read Release
The Milford Bank to Co-Sponsor a Collection for Food 2 Kids
November 2016 – The Milford Bank is pleased to sponsor a drive to collect donations for the Food 2 Kids program in Milford, CT… Read Release
5K Honoring Milford Veterans a Great Success
June 13, 2016 – Thank you to everyone who supported the 2nd Annual Milford Moves 5k, held on Sunday, June 12th. Thanks to your generosity, we raised over $7,500, which will benefit local programs for the Milford VFW, Milford DAV, Vietnam Veterans of America and the American Legion… Read Release
2015 Press Releases
Change in Management at The Milford Bank
April 30, 2015 – The Chairman of the Board of Trustees of The Milford Bank, Leo Carroll, has announced Bank President and CEO, Bob Macklin has retired effective April 30, 2015.
Susan Shields has been named the Bank’s new President and CEO. Shields joined The Milford Bank in 1985 as its Controller. In 1999, she was named Chief Financial Officer of the Bank. In 2012, she was named Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer. Read Release
Free Seminar Series for Small Business Owners
February 24, 2015 – The Milford Bank, in partnership with the Stratford Chamber of Commerce and the Town of Stratford’s Economic Development Office, will sponsor a series of seminars for small businesses owners and entrepreneurs during the months of March and April. The seminars will be presented by the U.S. Small Business Administration’s CT District Office.
The seminars will be held at the Stratford Library, located at 2203 Main Street on Wednesday evenings from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. Read Release
2014 Press Releases
Commemorative Coin Sales to Raise Money for Local Charities
Milford, CT June 3, 2014 – The Milford Bank has partnered with the Milford 375th committee to design a limited edition coin commemorating Milford’s anniversary. The coins feature the Milford 375 logo on one side and The Milford Bank’s logo on the other…Read Release
The Milford Bank Announces Changes in Management
June 2014 – The Chairman of the Board of Trustees of The Milford Bank, Leo Carroll, has announced Bank President and CEO, Bob Macklin will retire retire effective April 30, 2015….Read Release
The Milford Bank Adding New Features to Internet Banking
Milford, CT, March 25, 2014 – The Milford Bank will be making some important updates to its Online Bill Payment Service… Read Release
The Milford Bank Warns Consumers About a New Telephone Scam
Milford, CT, March 5, 2014 – The Milford Bank would like to make consumers aware of a new telephone scam. The Department of Banking has received reports today that Connecticut residents are the targets of a telephone scam requesting private account information… Read Release
The Milford Bank Announces Promotions
Milford, CT, February 10, 2014 – The Milford Bank has announced the promotions of two of its employees… Read Release
2013 Press Releases
West Haven Chamber of Commerce honors Viesti Berube
Milford, CT, May 9, 2013 – The West Haven Chamber of Commerce presented Lynn Viesti Berube, Vice President of The Milford Bank with the Chamber Service Award… Read Release
The Milford Bank to host First-Time Homebuyer Seminars
Milford, CT, May 9, 2013 – Want to buy your first home? Not sure where to start? The Milford Bank will host two first-time home buyer seminars during the month of May… Read Release
The Milford Bank to host two Electronics Recovery and Shred Service Events
Milford, CT, April 9, 2013 – The Milford Bank will host two Electronics Disposal and Shred Service Events during the month of May… Read Release
2012 Press Releases
Grants Available for Charity Groups
Milford, CT, October 15, 2012 – The Milford Bank Foundation is accepting grant proposals from 501(c)(3) charity groups serving the communities of Milford and Stratford, Connecticut. Read Release.
Shields Promoted to Chief Operating Officer
Milford, CT, September 24, 2012 – The Milford Bank has announced that Susan L. Shields has been promoted to the position of Chief Operating Officer of the Bank. In her new role, Shields will be responsible for meeting strategic objectives and overseeing the day-to-day operations of the Bank. She will also be responsible for maintaining the Bank’s strong fiscal foundation and positioning the Bank for future growth. Read Release.
The Milford Bank to Sponsor a Collection Drive for the Rape Crisis Center of Milford, Inc.
September 29, 2012 – The Milford Bank and the Rape Crisis Center of Milford, Inc. are teaming up to sponsor a drive to collect items which will be used for Victim Support Packages. Donated items may be dropped off at any office of The Milford Bank from September 1st until September 30th. Read Release.
The Milford Bank to Host a Photographic Walking Tour
Milford, CT, August 24, 2012 – The Milford Bank is pleased to announce it will host a photographic walking tour of Milford Center on Tuesday, September 25th, beginning at 5:30 pm. For this seminar, you’ll explore Milford Center as you never have before. Read Release.
Commercial Record honors Santiago
Milford, CT, June 29, 2012–The Commercial Record has announced Jorge Santiago has been selected as a Community Bank Hero for 2012. Santiago was selected for his leadership and commitment both within the Bank and in the communities The Milford Bank serves. In addition to his position as Senior Vice President with the Bank, Mr. Santiago was very active in the PTO, serves as a United Way Leader on Loan, is an Advisory Board Member of the Square One Theater Company, an Executive Board Member of the Stratford Chamber of Commerce, is a Board Member of the Get in Touch Foundation and is President of the Boys & Girls Club of Milford. Read Release.
The Milford Bank Now Offers Mobile Banking Service
Milford, CT, July 7, 2012 – Customers of The Milford Bank now have anytime, anywhere account access using virtually any smartphone, thanks to The Milford Bank’s newly introduced mobile banking service. Read Release.
Free Seminar Series Hosted by The Milford Bank
Milford, CT, May 10, 2012 – Throughout the month of June, The Milford Bank will hold weekly seminars on a variety of topics each Tuesday evening, beginning at 5:30 pm. Ever want to do things better, cheaper, faster or easier? Our classes can help you! Read Release.
The Milford Bank to host Electronics Recovery and Shred Services
Milford, CT, March 21, 2012 – The Milford Bank will host an Electronics Disposal Service and a Shred Service on Saturday, May 12th from 9:00 am to 1:00 pm. The event will be held in the parking lot of the Bank’s Main Office, located at 33 Broad Street on the Milford Green. Read Release.
The Milford Bank announces winner!
Milford, CT, February 15, 2012 – The Milford Bank is pleased to announce winner of its ShopRite grand opening raffle is Tonya Kutlik. Her prize is a four minute shopping spree at ShopRite, located at 250 Barnum Avenue Cutoff in Stratford on February 27th at 7:00 am. Read Release.
Ric Biroscak Graduates from the Connecticut School of Finance and Management
Milford, CT, April 6, 2012 – Ric Biroscak, Assistant Treasurer and Manager of Facilities and Security for The Milford Bank, was a recent graduate of the Connecticut School of Finance & Management. Graduates complete an intensive two year bank management training program sponsored by the Connecticut Bankers Association. Over 2,000 bankers have graduated from the school during its 51-year history. The program provides an opportunity for bank management personnel and other key employees of Connecticut’s banking industry to obtain a more comprehensive knowledge and awareness of all facets of banking. Read Release.
Milford Chamber of Commerce Salutes The Milford Bank, Santiago
Milford, CT, January 26, 2012–At its 57th Annual Meeting and Awards of Distinction, the Milford Chamber of Commerce presented the Bank with the Corporate Award and Senior Vice President, Jorge Santiago with the Human Service Award. Read Release.
TMB Foundation Contributes to Local Charitable Groups
Milford, CT, January 2012 – The Milford Bank Foundation announced it has contributed a total of $12,750 to several community groups. Read Release.