Gary Allen, Race Director of the Mount Desert Island Marathon, receives a sponsorship check from Lisa Parsons and Steve Gurin of Bar Harbor Bank & Trust for the 17th annual event scheduled for . The race starts in Bar Harbor and finishes in Southwest Harbor, passing all four of Bar Harbor Bank & Trust’s branches on Mount Desert Island. This year 2,000 race participants are expected, which will bring many to Mount Desert Island as the summer season wanes.
“We are proud to call Bar Harbor Bank & Trust a founding sponsor of the Mount Desert Island Marathon, said Gary Allen, Race Director and Founder. This important and appreciated sponsorship helps provide a transportation network for marathon weekend, a free kids run, and the ability to host a true world-class sporting event on Mount Desert Island, which impacts positively all island communities.” For more information, go to: www.runmdi.org.
Bar Harbor Bankshares (NYSE American: BHB) is the parent company of its wholly owned subsidiary, Bar Harbor Bank & Trust. Operating 49 branch locations across Maine, New Hampshire and Vermont, Bar Harbor Bank & Trust is headquartered in Bar Harbor, Maine and has more than $3.5 billion in assets. As a leading Northern New England community bank, Bar Harbor Bank & Trust offers a full range of personal and business banking services, as well as wealth management services through its subsidiaries Bar Harbor Trust Services and Charter Trust Company. For more information about Bar Harbor Bank & Trust, visit www.BarHarbor.bank or call 1-888-853-7100. Member FDIC.