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Fidelity Bank supports City of Gardner Centennial Celebration

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Fidelity Bank supports City of Gardner Centennial Celebration
(Leominster, Mass.)Fidelity Bank today announced its support of the City of Gardner Centennial Celebration with a donation of $10,000 to support the city’s events to celebrate the history of the Chair City.
In addition to the Summer Centennial Celebration, which was held on July 22, the bank’s donation will support the Centennial Parade in September and the Winter Ball in December.
“The generosity of our friends at Fidelity Bank will help offset the expenses to ensure the city of Gardner offers the community special and memorable events to celebrate our history,” said Mayor Michael Nicholson, City of Gardner. “We hope everyone comes out to celebrate with us in the coming months ahead.”
The parade is scheduled for Saturday, September 17 at 1 p.m., and will feature bands, performances, local organizations and more, while the Winter Ball, which is scheduled for December 30, will serve as a proper sendoff to the city’s 100th year as they look toward the next 100 years.
“As a corporate citizen serving the Gardner community for more than four decades, we have been honored to help the city’s residents receive the confidence, clarity, and care they need to make financial decisions that help them get where they want to be,” said Ed Manzi, Jr., chairman and CEO, Fidelity Bank. “We are honored to share with the community this important moment in Gardner’s history and look forward to seeing everyone at the various events throughout the year.”
For more information about Gardner’s Centennial Celebration, visit
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About Fidelity Bank:
Founded in 1888, Fidelity Bank is one of the strongest independent community banks in Central and Eastern Massachusetts. Celebrating its 20 year anniversary as the brand promise to the community, Fidelity Bank’s unique LifeDesign approach to banking provides the care and clarity needed to make informed decisions with confidence. The Bank offers a range of personal and business banking solutions to clients in 13 full-service banking centers in Leominster, Worcester, Fitchburg, Needham, Gardner, Shirley, Barre, Millbury, Paxton, Princeton, and Winchendon. The Bank has consistently earned a “5 Star” rating from BauerFinancial, Inc., the nation’s leading independent bank rating and research firm. Fidelity Bank was the only bank in Central and Western Massachusetts recognized as one of Forbes “America’s Best Banks in Each State 2022,” in addition to being voted Worcester Telegram & Gazette Best Financial Services in Central Massachusetts and placing on the Boston Globe’s Top Places to Work list six times. As of June 30, 2023, the bank had total assets of approximately $1.4 billion. For more information, visit

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