Bank donates to Pittston Library’s capital campaign


First Posted: 5/23/2013

Officials of the Pittston Memorial Library announced that First Liberty Bank has contributed its second year pledge of $1000 for the library addition of 5,175 square feet that will house the Children’s Wing (Cosgrove Annex) and a new Community Conference Meeting Room that will hold 125 people.

This donation represents part of the five-year, $5,000 pledge by the bank and represents an important component of community support for the construction of the addition which is scheduled to start before the end of this calendar year.

“The bank is a key part of community life and supports the role that the library plays and will continue to play in coming years,” said Barbara Quinn, chair of the library board of trustees.

Library Anne Hogya stated, “This donation is a significant part of sustaining the library as it seeks to grow through the addition and adds valuable services for youngsters and adults.”

The campaign is co-chaired by Pat Solano and Tom Tigue, Greater Pittston leaders well known for their services to the community and for their backing of projects such as the library expansion.The Campaign Committee includes 27 community-minded citizens who have lent their talent to enhancing the $1.3 million goal. Howard J. Grossman is the fund aising director.

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