frontline heroesHonesdale, PA – Earlier this year, Wayne Bank launched an initiative to show support and gratitude to healthcare workers and first responders for the essential services they have provided amid this year’s COVID-19 pandemic.

Community Offices throughout Wayne Bank’s market area provided these frontline workers with lunch from local restaurants as a way to show appreciation for their service, while also helping to support the restaurant industry. The initiative is scheduled to continue through the end of the year.

Lewis J. Critelli, President and Chief Executive Officer of Wayne Bank stated, “On behalf of the Board of Directors, Officers, and employees of Wayne Bank, we sincerely thank all of the brave healthcare workers, first responders, and essential workers on the frontlines. Their dedication, commitment, and courage deserve our deepest gratitude and admiration.”

Some of the essential workers included in the initiative thus far were the Clarks Summit, PA Police Department; the Delaware County, NY Emergency Response 911 team; Jo’s Outreach Food Pantry in East Stroudsburg, PA; Lake Regent Urgent Care in Honesdale, PA; the Milford, PA Volunteer Fire Department and EMS Station; Oncology Associates of Kingston, PA; the Pleasant Valley, PA Ecumenical Network Food Bank; the Shohola Township, PA Volunteer Fire Department; the Sullivan County, NY 911 First Responders; and the Town of Hancock, NY Volunteer Ambulance Corp.

Additional photos and information on the initiative can be found at

Wayne Bank is a subsidiary of Norwood Financial Corp., Member FDIC, and is located in Honesdale, Pennsylvania. The Bank has 31 Community Offices serving Wayne, Pike, Monroe, Lackawanna, and Luzerne Counties in Pennsylvania, along with Delaware, Sullivan, Otsego, Ontario, and Yates Counties in New York State, including those offices operating under the Bank of Cooperstown and Bank of the Finger Lakes brands. The stock trades on the NASDAQ Global Market under the symbol— NWFL.

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