The Provident Bank invites soccer fans to a Saturday, August 20 meet-and-greet with Sky Blue FC Soccer Team’s Forward Catherine Zimmerman, from 10 a.m. to noon at its Madison branch located at 98 Main Street in Madison, New Jersey.
In addition to holding an autograph session with complimentary photographs of the hometown soccer star, The Provident Bank will be accepting donations of new school supplies to benefit Madison-area nonprofit organizations.
“We are very excited to host Catherine at Provident Bank to show our support for Madison’s own home-grown soccer star,” said Bob Rocco, VP Market Manager, The Provident Bank. “We are expecting a wonderful turnout from the community and invite fans of all ages to join us to meet this inspiring individual!
Zimmerman began the 2016 National Women’s Soccer League (NWSL) season on the roster for the Western New York Flash, before opting to finish up her education at Providence. Over her four years at Providence, Zimmerman scored at least seven goals each season, accumulating a career total of 32 tallies and 12 assists. After being named to the All-BIG EAST Rookie Team as a freshman, she followed that up with All-BIG EAST Second Team honors as a sophomore, and back-to-back All-BIG EAST First Team accolades during her final two years in Rhode Island. Upon graduation, she returned home to New Jersey and began training with Sky Blue FC Soccer Team as a reserve player.
Earlier this year, The Provident Bank entered into a two-year corporate sponsorship agreement with Sky Blue FC Soccer Team which included the launch of a “rewards” based program where fans who use their Provident Bank Debit MasterCardâ will receive discounted rates for ticket purchases. Additionally, The Provident Bank will be offering fun for attendees including a face painter, balloon artist and giveaways at the following upcoming home games:
Saturday, August 27 vs. Chicago Red Stars
Wednesday, September 7 vs. Orlando Pride
Sunday, September 25 vs. Portland Thorns
The Provident Bank is known for “Commitment You Can Count On,” and provides the most convenient and modern community banking services.
About The Provident Bank
The Provident Bank, (www.provident.bank) a community-oriented bank offering “Commitment you can count on” since 1839, is the wholly owned subsidiary of Provident Financial Services, Inc. (NYSE:PFS), which reported assets of $9.23 billion as of June 30, 2016. With $6.23 billion in deposits, The Provident Bank provides a comprehensive suite of financial products and services through its network of branches throughout northern and central New Jersey and eastern Pennsylvania. The Bank also provides fiduciary and wealth management services through its wholly owned subsidiary, Beacon Trust Company.
About Sky Blue FC
Based in New Jersey, Sky Blue FC is one of the 10 member clubs in the National Women’s Soccer League, which boasts the entire U.S. Women’s National Team and some of the greatest international players in the world. Operated by Sky Blue Women’s Soccer Inc., Sky Blue FC was originally established in the fall of 2006, making its debut on the field with the launch of Jersey Sky Blue in the W-League of the United Soccer Leagues in 2007. Sky Blue FC made its professional debut in 2009, winning the inaugural Women’s Professional Soccer championship that year. Sky Blue FC is committed to the advancement of women’s soccer. We believe that when soccer is played well, it is truly the beautiful game. As such, Sky Blue FC focuses on the technical ability and tactical awareness of its players. Sky Blue FC also strives to play a brand of World Class soccer that is both entertaining and winning, all to the benefit of those who appreciate the game.