The Provident Bank will be the title sponsor of the 21st annual 2016 Bucks 5K Series which features seven races throughout the central Bucks County region from March through June.
The Bucks 5K Series, a 501 c (3) non-profit organization, benefits worthy causes that provide wholesome family activities, and improve the physical fitness of the community. Since its inception, the Series has raised more than $1.24 million for its non-profit organizations.
“At Provident Bank, commitment to our customers has been our promise since we opened our doors more than 175 years ago,” said Chris Martin, CEO and President, Provident Bank. “Involvement with the community and those in need is also fundamental at our Bank. We are constantly investing in the growth and opportunities in each of our markets. We believe in volunteering, making an impact and leaving the world a little bit better than we found it.”
In addition, Provident Bank will also be hosting a raffle at each race to win an Apple iPad Air 2 Wi-Fi 16GB. The final drawing will take place at the grand opening of Provident Bank’s newest branch in Doylestown, Pa. on Saturday, June 11.
The 2016 race schedule is as follows:
Saturday, March 19
Plumsteadville Blaze of Glory 5K
Proceeds to benefit the Plumsteadville Volunteer Fire Company.
Saturday, April 3
Proceeds to benefit the Mercer Museum.
Saturday, April 23
Proceeds to benefit the Bridge Fund of Doylestown Health’s Cancer Institute.
Saturday, May 7
Y Run CBYFMCA 5K
Proceeds to benefit Central Bucks Family YMCA.
Saturday, May 14
Run, Walk, Roll (Sertoma/IU) 5K
Proceeds will be divided between the Bucks County Intermediate Unit Education Foundation and Central Bucks Sertoma.
Saturday, May 28
Proceeds to benefit Discover Doylestown.
Saturday, June 4
Proceeds to benefit Chalfont’s Park and Trail Development Program.
For more information about the Bucks 5K Series, visit http://bucks5kseries.com/. To donate, visit: http://bucks5kseries.com/helpin-out/donate/.
Provident Bank is recognized for “Commitment You Can Count On,” and provides the most convenient and modern community banking services. For more information about Provident Bank, visit www.providentpa.com or join the conversations on Facebook (ProvidentNJ) and Twitter (@ProvidentNJ).
About The Provident Bank
The Provident Bank, (www.providentnj.com) 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 $8.91 billion as of December 31, 2015. With $5.92 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.