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ERIEBANK LAUNCHES 8 GREAT CHARITIES CONTEST 

Erie, PA - July 10, 2017

David Zimmer, President of ERIEBANK, today announced the launch of ERIEBANK’s 8 Great Charities, a contest for local non-profit organizations to complement the Bank’s major sponsorship of ERIEBANK’s 8 Great Tuesdays. 
 
ERIEBANK’s 8 Great Charities begins today with a nomination phase. Individuals can vote on the Bank’s Facebook page for a favorite local non-profit to become one of eight contest finalists. The ERIEBANK 8 Great Charities finalists will be announced at the third concert on July 25, 2017 and will proceed to open voting for finalists to receive monetary awards from ERIEBANK. The organizations with the most votes will receive $3,000, $1,500, and $1,000, respectively, and the additional five organizations will each receive $500.
 
Anyone can vote daily on Facebook, or complete the online form below. Nomination voting runs from July 10-23 and finalist voting runs during the final five weeks of ERIEBANK’s 8 Great Tuesdays, July 25 through August 27.  Awards will be announced at the final concert on August 29.
 
“ERIEBANK is proud to continue our sponsorship of 8 Great Tuesdays and to take it a step further with 8 Great Charities,” Mr. Zimmer said. “This unique summer series showcases so much of Erie’s best, including our spectacular bayfront, and now it will also highlight the people and organizations who make this an even better place to live, work and do business.”
 
To be eligible for the contest, non-profits must be designated as IRS 501(c)(3) organizations and must be located in and serve communities in the Erie area.  View full rules and regulations for complete details.
 
About ERIEBANK’s 8 Great Tuesdays
ERIEBANK’s 8 Great Tuesdays is a free concert series held at the Liberty Park Amphitheater for eight consecutive Tuesdays of the summer throughout July and August. Organized by the Erie-Western PA Port Authority, the series attracts near capacity crowds every week and highlights a diverse range of musical genres. For more information, visit the series website.
 
About ERIEBANK
ERIEBANK, a division of CNB Bank, is a $2.6 billion bank that has been and will continue to be developed by local business and community leaders. The local decision-making provided by ERIEBANK offers a high level of dedication and service to the communities within northwest Pennsylvania and northeast Ohio.

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