Community Service 2012 Company of the Week: Webster Financial CorporationWeek of September 3, 2012
This “Company of the Week” is just one example that shows what all our companies do every day. The
financial services industry provides extraordinary services to communities throughout America. Employees of Roundtable companies volunteer throughout the year for financial literacy, neighborhood improvement, fundraising, health care, child services, and much more. Every company in the Roundtablededicates some of their time to community service for the communities they serve.
Webster Financial Corp Partners with Junior Achievement
Connecticut based Webster Financial Corp. (NYSE: WBS) is teaming-up with JuniorAchievement to feed the entrepreneurial spirit
of today’s youth.
This is more than sponsorship
dollars; it puts the “We in Webster” –
giving back to the community.
Jerry Plush, president and COO of Webster Bank shows off his “Type W Personality” by working with youngsters at a recent “JA in a Day” i
In 2011, employees volunteered almost 114,000 hours for JA. This year, Webster is on pace torepeat. From January 1
June 30, Webster bankers participated in “JA in a Day” events in
Manchester, New Haven, Torrington, and Waterbury, Conn., as well as North Kingstown,R.I. 92 bankers reached 1,175 students so far. Similar events are planned for next year.