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Lakeland Bank Employees Support The ARC of NJ and SCARC

Donation helps people with intellectual and developmental disabilities
 
OAK RIDGE, N.J., October 23, 2012 — Lakeland Bank employees personally donated a total of $2,462 to help support The ARC of NJ and SCARC, Inc. The donations were raised through the company’s monthly “Jeans Day” fundraiser, where employees are permitted to wear jeans on Fridays in exchange for a charitable donation of $10 or more per month.
 
“Year after year, The ARC of NJ and SCARC are on the list of charities our employees vote to support,” said Thomas Shara, president and CEO. “Given this popular response, both non-profits now have a permanent spot on the list of charities the employees wear jeans for on Fridays.”
 
A donation of $1,576 was split among The ARC of NJ chapters in Bergen, Essex, Morris, Passaic, and Warren Counties, and SCARC, Inc. based in Sussex County received $886. Both of these organizations are dedicated to helping individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities. Learn more at www.arcnj.org and scarcfoundation.org.
 
About Lakeland Bancorp
Lakeland Bancorp, the holding company for Lakeland Bank, has an asset base of approximately $2.9 billion and 46 offices spanning six northern New Jersey counties: Bergen, Essex, Morris, Passaic, Sussex and Warren. Lakeland Bank offers an extensive array of consumer and commercial products and services, including online banking, localized commercial lending teams and 24-hour-or-less turnaround on consumer loan applications. For more information about the full line of products and services, visit its website at LakelandBank.com.
 
Photo Caption: Lakeland Bank Branch Manager Kenneth Bostwick of the Butler Office stands with Team Members James Koval, Mickey Krajick, Daniel Touw, Mary Hebel and Dagmar Heller (l to r). Lakeland Bank employees personally donated $1576 to The ARC of NJ to support chapters in Bergen, Essex, Morris, Passaic, and Warren Counties.