Berkshire Bank Honors Employees for Volunteerism
PITTSFIELD — Berkshire Bank recently named three ‘top volunteers’ through its Volunteer Service X-ellence Awards Program. These annual awards celebrate bank employees who have made outstanding contributions to their communities.
The three award recipients were selected based on their strong record of volunteerism to nonprofit organizations through both company-supported activities and in individual service to the broader community. Each of the award winners also received a $1,000 donation to be made on their behalf to the nonprofit organization of their choice. This year’s Volunteer X-ellence Award winners include:
• Dan Elias, teller, Pittsfield. Elias received the Volunteer Service X-ellence Award for his individual volunteer service outside the bank’s corporate program. His donation was made to the Catholic Youth Center.
• LeeAnn Morrone, branch officer, Newington, Conn. Morrone received the Volunteer Service X-ellence Award for her leadership and service in both company-supported and individual volunteer activities. Her donation was made to the Peter J. Lavery Memorial Scholarship Fund.
• Matt Nicholl, business banking officer, Utica, N.Y. Nicholl received the Volunteer Service X-ellence Award for his leadership and participation in the bank’s corporate volunteer program. His donation was made to the United Way of the Valley & Greater Utica.