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The Provident Bank Becomes Official Banking Sponsor of Sky Blue FC Soccer Team


May 25, 2016

The Provident Bank Becomes Official Banking Sponsor of Sky Blue FC Soccer Team

The Provident Bank is pleased to announce a new two-year corporate sponsorship agreement with Sky Blue FC Soccer Team of the National Women’s Soccer League (NWSL). The partnership includes the launch of a “rewards” based program, in which fans who use their Provident Bank Debit MasterCardâ will receive discounted rates for ticket purchases.

“We are excited to be partnering with Sky Blue FC and supporting women athletes from across the country,” said Diana Braga, Public Relations Manager, Provident Bank. “At Provident, we focus on the communities we serve and this partnership allows us to expand our Provident4Women effort of educating women and all fans on the importance of personal finance.”

Established in 2006, the mission of Sky Blue Soccer is based on an integrated program that allows players to progress in soccer from the youth levels to the amateur ranks to professional status. Sky Blue FC’s roster features United States National Team stars Christie Rampone and Kelley O’Hara, in addition to National Team players from Canada, Mexico, Japan, Denmark and Australia. Games are played primarily on Saturdays and Sundays from April to September at Yurcak Field, which is located on the campus of Rutgers University. A full 2016 schedule can be found here:

“We are very happy to add Provident Bank to our team here at Sky Blue FC,” said Steven Temares, Sky Blue FC co-owner. “Provident Bank is a community focused company that is also an avid supporter of women’s athletics, which is exactly the type of corporate partner we seek. We look forward to working alongside them in the development of mutually beneficial programs, and we see this as the beginning of a great and longstanding relationship together.”

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, ( 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 $9.03 billion as of March 31, 2016. With $6.15 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.

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