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Savings Bank of Walpole to Begin Phased Reopening of Branch Lobbies on Wednesday, June 24 With Limited, Appointment-Only Visits

Keene, NH – Savings Bank of Walpole (SBW) will begin reopening their branch lobbies over the course of two phases beginning Wednesday, June 24 for appointment-only visits and then on Wednesday, July 1 for walk-in business with limited capacity. 

“As we reopen our lobbies, ensuring the health and safety of our customers, employees and our community is our top priority,” says Mark Bodin, President for Savings Bank of Walpole. “To that end, we’ll be resuming normal operations at our branch lobbies in varying degrees over the course of two phases and are taking very specific measures and following CDC health and safety guidelines.” On Wednesday, June 24, the Bank will open on an appointment-only basis. Customers can request an appointment by calling (603) 352-1822 or by visiting walpolebank.com/schedule-an-appointment.

On Wednesday, July 1, the Bank will open for walk-in business with limited capacity and with social distancing and other safety measures in place including the addition of plexi-glass panels between customers and SBW staff, as well as a designated SBW customer ambassador at the entry of each branch to greet customers and assist them with new safety measures. The Bank will also have masks and hand sanitizer available for customers to use. For a complete overview of all the health and safety precautions the Bank is taking as they reopen their branch lobbies, please visit https://www.walpolebank.com/news/our-lobbies-will-reopen/.

“During this challenging time, SBW is prepared to work together with our customers to minimize any inconvenience while also maintaining a safe, healthy environment at our branches. As the savings bank of our community, we’re honored to support our customers, local businesses and our community.”  Founded in 1875, Savings Bank of Walpole is headquartered in Walpole and serves the Connecticut River Valley and Monadnock Regions of New Hampshire and Vermont from offices in Walpole and Keene. With assets totaling $460 million, the Bank offers a wide range of financial products, including services to individuals, businesses and organizations. The Bank is affiliated with NH Mutual Bancorp, further enhancing the quality products and services it provides to customers. The Bank’s SBW Wealth Management division recently became part of the NHTrust brand to better serve customers by providing localized trust and wealth management products and services led by a team of experts with a deep knowledge of trust & estate planning, brokerage, retirement planning and tax and charitable planning. Savings Bank of Walpole is an equal housing lender, and member of the FDIC. For more information visit www.walpolebank.com or call (603) 352-1822.