Non-Profits: Telling your Story and Increasing Donations

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Being involved in a non-profit is a great way to give back to the community – whether you are the founder, an employee, a volunteer, or a board member – each role is just as important as the next. While the responsibilies may vary, one thing that every role has in common is raising awareness within the community about the non-profit. Unlike for-profit businesses, most non-profits need to market their vision, mission and services to not only the people they serve, but to those who support them – their donors. 

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What is a Cash Mob and Why do we do Them?

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Perhaps you’ve heard some buzz lately around Litchfield Bancorp’s Community Cash Mobs, but you weren’t quite sure what they are and why we do them. As part of our Locally Owned, Locally Grown campaign to help support local businesses and the communities in which we serve, we launched our Cash Mobs in 2017. A Cash Mob is a community event that people use to join together and support local businesses.

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Creating a culture of caring is just good business!

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We often talk about how Litchfield Bancorp is “locally owned and locally grown,” and it’s the truth! For more than 165 years, we’ve been here helping businesses, individuals, and community organizations succeed. Continue reading “Creating a culture of caring is just good business!”

Why we love Tails of Hope, our September Business of the Month

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As a bank with a long history in Litchfield County — 165 years and counting! — we take our commitment to the community very seriously. We live, work, play, and volunteer here. Nothing makes us happier than helping local businesses and organizations thrive. Continue reading “Why we love Tails of Hope, our September Business of the Month”

Here’s Why You Should Want to Support Local Businesses

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There’s been a shift in recent years that has taken consumers away from the big-box retailer. Countless people are craving a more personal experience and it’s easy to do that right here in Northwest Connecticut. Continue reading “Here’s Why You Should Want to Support Local Businesses”

Locally Owned and Locally Grown spotlight: Maletta Pfeiffer and Associates, Torrington Physical Therapy

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You know you have a great client when you don’t mind taking a phone call from them while you are on vacation and the owner’s mom has you on speed dial!  I’ve been working with Dan Albanese and his team since 2012 and they are such a pleasure to do business with.  Continue reading “Locally Owned and Locally Grown spotlight: Maletta Pfeiffer and Associates, Torrington Physical Therapy”

Giving Back…It’s just part of our Culture here at Litchfield Bancorp.

Like many businesses here in Northwest Connecticut, Litchfield Bancorp is asked to donate to and support local non-profits, community development projects and schools in our area. Of course, giving back is important to ensure these organizations are able to fiscally thrive, but to us here at LBC it’s far more than that. Continue reading “Giving Back…It’s just part of our Culture here at Litchfield Bancorp.”

We’ll take your smelly, old sneakers

You are registered for the Litchfield Hills Road Race. You’ve trained for the 7 + mile race, ready to conquer the infamous Gallows Lane, a steep quarter-mile long hill at the 6-mile mark that threatens to sap your strength.

You go to pick up your number and your free T-shirt. The crowds are beginning to gather on the green – the tailgaters are staking out their territory and you see it…the big bin of sneakers, most of which have seen a mile or two.  

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