Hopkinton Public Library Foundation, Inc. Press Release
Middlesex Savings Bank Commits $75,000 in Support of the Renovation and Expansion of Hopkinton Public Library
April 29, 2014, Hopkinton, Mass. – Middlesex Savings Bank has pledged to give $75,000 toward the renovation and expansion of Hopkinton Public Library. Upon successful votes to fund the new library at the May 5 Annual Town Meeting and May 19 Town Election, Middlesex Savings Bank will make a charitable gift of $75,000 (over 3 years) to the Hopkinton Public Library Foundation in support of the restoration, renovation and expansion of Hopkinton Public Library. The Bank’s generous pledge puts the Foundation’s fundraising at over $350,000 in 1000 Homes for Hopkinton pledges and contributions since October 2013, and $450,000 in total, toward a state-of-the-art, spacious, and accessible Library for Hopkinton’s 15,000 residents.
“Hopkinton Public Library Foundation is extremely grateful to Middlesex Savings Bank for this vote of support for the renovation and expansion of our Library,” said Laura Barry, Chairperson. “We are excited to add Middlesex Savings Bank to our growing team of supporters for this project and look forward to working together to build something of great importance for the Town of Hopkinton.”
“Middlesex Savings Bank is honored to have the opportunity to fund a project that is so meaningful to the town of Hopkinton,” said Dana Neshe, executive vice president of Middlesex Savings Bank. “The Bank is committed to enhancing the community experience for Hopkinton residents and we believe that the renovation and expansion of the library will provide wonderful educational and cultural opportunities.”
About Middlesex Savings Bank.
Middlesex Savings Bank, founded in 1835 and headquartered in Natick, Mass., is a mutual savings bank. As one of the largest independent banks in Massachusetts with assets exceeding $4 billion, the bank has been committed to providing outstanding value in consumer banking and business banking products for over 175 years. The FDIC and DIF insured bank has 29 branch offices located in 23 communities – Acton, Ashland, Bedford, Bellingham, Boxborough, Concord, Framingham, Franklin, Groton, Holliston, Hopkinton, Littleton, Maynard, Medfield, Medway, Millis, Natick, Needham, Southborough, Sudbury, Wayland, Wellesley, and Westford.
About the Hopkinton Public Library Foundation.
The Hopkinton Public Library Foundation (HPLF) is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit founded in September 2011. Its mission is to raise private funds to support the restoration, expansion and state-of-the-art renovation of Hopkinton Public Library. In addition to the $4.5 million grant awarded to the Town of Hopkinton by the Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners (MBLC), funds raised by HPLF will defray the Town’s cost of restoring, renovating and expanding the library’s historic building. Once completed, Hopkinton Public Library will provide a modern, accessible facility that meets the current and future needs of the community, while preserving and highlighting the architectural features of the beloved original building. For more information about HPLF’s mission, please visit the HPLF website at www.hplfinc.org. Contributions to Hopkinton Public Library Foundation, Inc., can be mailed to P.O. Box 16, Woodville, MA 01784, or made online at www.hplfinc.org.