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BankNewport Promotes Evan Rose to Premier Banking Manager

NEWPORT, R.I. (April 10, 2024) – BankNewport is pleased to announce that Evan Rose has been promoted to vice president, premier banking manager. Rose has been with the Bank for over 14 years, having held several leadership and management positions within the Retail Group, most recently as vice president, retail sales support manager, where he […]

BankNewport Celebrates Opening of the MLK Center’s Newly Renovated Community Center and Food Pantry in Newport

NEWPORT, R.I. (February 21, 2024) – The Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Community Center recently held a ribbon-cutting ceremony for its newly renovated facility at 20 Dr. Marcus Wheatland Boulevard in Newport, RI, marking the culmination of 13 months of construction. This significant milestone not only honors the legacy of Dr. King, but also signifies […]

Messages of Love and Support: BankNewport’s “Heartwarming” Sponsorship Spreads Joy at Garden City Center

Visitors can write and send postcards of kindness either to loved ones and community members in need NEWPORT, R.I. (February 14, 2024) – This February, the power of kind words takes a tangible form at Garden City Center in Cranston, RI. Sponsored by BankNewport, the “Heartwarming” event and art installation encourages community members to express […]

BankNewport Highlights 2023 Community Investment

NEWPORT, R.I. (January 17, 2024) – BankNewport is pleased to announce that its 2023 philanthropic efforts resulted in over $1.6 million in giving and over 10,000 employee service hours throughout Rhode Island. The funding was inclusive of charitable grants, contributions, community event sponsorships and donations through its local Bank branches. Over 400 organizations were impacted by […]

FHLBank Boston awards BankNewport $850K grant to support construction of 54 affordable apartments in R.I.

PROVIDENCE – BankNewport recently received an $850,000 grant from the Federal Home Loan Bank of Boston, which it will use to provide construction financing for affordable apartments in Portsmouth.   The grant is part of an overall $37 million in grants, loans and interest- rate subsidies from FHLBank Boston to support 29 affordable housing initiatives […]

BankNewport Awards More Than $115,000 in Fall 2023 Grants

Newport, RI – (December 19, 2023) – As part of its All In Giving program, BankNewport is pleased to announce that it recently awarded over $115,000 in grant funds to 31 organizations throughout Rhode Island that focus on areas of need including basic needs and food insecurity, education and workforce development, children and families, arts […]

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