Newtown Youth and Family Services

Newtown Savings Bank Named Premier Sponsor of NYFS’ 37th Annual Holiday Festival

The Newtown Bee - Friday, October 7, 2022

NEWTOWN, CT – Newtown Youth and Family Services is excited to announce that Newtown Savings Bank has renewed its support and will once again be the premier sponsor of the 37th Annual Holiday Festival taking place on December 4, 2022. The Bank will also be the exclusive sponsor of the Festival’s newest activity, Cookies with Mrs. Claus. “Newtown Savings Bank has a longstanding relationship with NYFS and their support of our agency has been essential to our mission,” says Candice Bohr, Executive Director of Newtown Youth and Family Services.. We cannot express how grateful we are for both their financial support as well as the countless volunteer hours contributed by their staff.” “They truly help make this event possible.” 

Newtown Youth and Family Services is the largest provider of youth support and mental health services in Newtown. They are committed to providing the Greater Newtown community with high quality human health services that promote wellness and allow everyone to achieve their highest potential. The Holiday Festival is their largest fundraising event and all proceeds go towards mental health, autism, and other community programs. 

Newtown Savings Bank is a community bank headquartered in Newtown, Connecticut, with over $1.7 billion in assets. For over 167 years the Bank has been deeply invested in the customers and communities that it serves. The Bank has 15 branches in Newtown, Bethel, Bridgeport, Brookfield, Danbury, Monroe, Oxford, Shelton, Southbury, Trumbull, and Woodbury, along with the New Haven Regional Lending Center in Hamden, CT.

In Photo at Edmond Town Hall from left: Julie Schmitter-Curtis, NYFS Director of Development; Susan Smith, NYFS Event Coordinator; Candice Bohr, NYFS Executive Director; Rebecca Brown, NYFS Vice Chair, Holiday festival Committee Member and Newtown Savings Bank AVP Learning and Development; and Ken Weinstein, President/CEO of Newtown Savings Bank

Photo by: Julia Douglas, Community Relations Officer, Newtown Savings Bank