Topic: Ask A Banker Panel

Time: Jan 27, 2021 05:30 PM 


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Meeting ID: 890 5639 9375

CONTACT:  Betty Galligan, APR
Area businesses, public invited to attend Zoom event
featuring branch managers from local financial institutions
EAST PROVIDENCE, R.I.  (December 28, 2020):  Has COVID-19 forever changed the way we bank? What are the key trends emerging in banking for 2021? Is the use of cash a thing of the past or are we fast becoming a cashless economy? How can business owners get their PPP loans forgiven? Will mortgage rates stay low in the New Year?
Thse questions and more will be answered by a panel of local banking experts at the upcoming “Ask A Banker” event, hosted by The Rotary Club of East Providence/Seekonk. The event, which is free and open to the public, will take place via Zoom on Wednesday, January 27, 2021 from 5:30 pm to 6:30 pm and will feature the following financial industry professionals:  Scott Haggerty, assistant vice president/branch manager of The Washington Trust Company in Rumford; Stephen Henderson, assistant vice president/branch manager of Navigant Credit Union in Riverside; and David Kent, vice president/banking office manager of Webster Bank in Riverside. The event will be moderated by William Francis, financial advisor with Edward Jones Investments in Riverside.
“We are so fortunate to have all of these professionals as members of our Rotary Club, and also as members of the East Providence Area Chamber of Commerce,” states Betty Galligan, president of The Rotary Club of East Providence/Seekonk, owner of Newberry Public Relations and Marketing, Inc. of Riverside, and past chair of the Chamber’s board of directors. “Their collective knowledge is a great asset not only to our Club and Chamber members, but to any business owner, accountant, financial officer, mortgage lender, or anyone who wishes to tap their expertise on banking topics by attending our event. How often can you just pick up the phone or meet with a busy banker these days to ask them a question? Their time is so valuable, and we are honored that they are participating in this panel discussion to help inform the community at large.”
Registration deadline for the event is Monday, January 25, 2021. To register for the East Providence/Seekonk Rotary “Ask A Banker” event, please visit or contact Lori DiPersio at (401) 578-5317 or A Zoom link will be sent to all registrants prior to the event date. Questions for the panelists may be submitted to Lori in advance.
Chartered in 1946, The Rotary Club of East Providence, RI/Seekonk, MA is one of 33,000 clubs in 200 countries that are part of Rotary International headquartered in Chicago, IL. Rotary is a fellowship and service organization of business and professional persons united worldwide and dedicated to the principal of “Service Above Self.” Members provide humanitarian service, encourage high ethical standards in all vocations, and help build goodwill and peace in the world. In addition to organizing and participating in service projects to help the local community, Club members help to raise funds for local charities and initiatives. Club meetings, which feature guest speakers and the opportunity to network and socialize, are held via Zoom on the first and third Monday of each month at 12:15 pm.  For more information, contact Club Secretary Lori DiPersio at 401-578-5317, or write:  PO Box 14303, East Providence, RI  02914.