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C&N Trust Division Contributes to Seeds of Hope

Posted Saturday, 22 December 2012 09:29 | Filed under C&N News

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Diana Robinson accepts the donation on behalf of Seeds of Hope from
Brian Tevlin of the C&N Trust and Financial Management Group.

WELLSBORO, PA – Seeds of Hope, a volunteer organization that assists Tioga County families in crisis, has received a $500 donation from the C&N Trust and Financial Management Group. The donation was one of five made by the Group as its holiday gift to its clients. Contributions are made to non-profit organizations in each region the Group serves.

Seeds of Hope is a ministry of area churches and other individuals working in partnership with the Tioga County Department of Human Services. The organization accepts referrals from Human Services, then volunteers to provide resources, do home repairs and mentor. Volunteers have winterized homes, built furniture, made needed home repairs, provided food, clothing and bedding, assisted families in finding a home, met emergency needs of families in crisis and more.

The ministry is always in need of volunteers. Anyone interested in volunteering can call Seeds of Hope at 570-835-5169 or 570-724-5766. More information is also available on the charity’s website: www.seedsofhopepartners.org.

Assets under management by C&N's Trust and Financial Management Group totaled more than $705 million in December, 2012. A division of Citizens & Northern Bank, the group has offices in Canisteo, NY, Coudersport, Sayre, Towanda, Wellsboro and Williamsport.

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C&N Presents Service Awards

Posted Thursday, 15 November 2012 20:01 | Filed under C&N News

Service Awards

Charles H. Updegraff, Jr., C&N chairman, president and CEO, second from left, presents service awards to, from left, Keith Vandegrift,
Ginger Reap and Sandy McNeal.

WELLSBORO, PA - Three Citizens & Northern Bank employees have been recognized for a combined 70 years of service to the financial institution.

Recognized during the November service awards luncheon were:

  • Sandy McNeal, East Smithfield Community Office Manager, 25 years.
  • Ginger Reap, Athens Community Office Manager, 35 years.
  • Keith Vandegrift, Network Engineer in the Wellsboro office, 10 years.

Service awards luncheons are held regularly and hosted by C&N Chairman, President and CEO Charles H. Updegraff, Jr. In 2012, C&N recognized 27 employees for a total of 515 years of service to Citizens & Northern Bank.

Citizens & Northern Bank is a local, independent community bank providing complete financial, investment and insurance services through 26 full service offices throughout Cameron, Potter, McKean, Tioga, Bradford, Sullivan and Lycoming counties in Pennsylvania and in Canisteo and Hornell, NY in Steuben County. C&N can be found on the worldwide web at www.cnbankpa.com. The Company’s stock is listed on NASDAQ Capital Market Securities under the symbol CZNC.
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C&N Offices Collecting Food For Central PA Food Bank

Posted Saturday, 03 November 2012 10:03 | Filed under C&N News

WILLIAMSPORT, PA – Throughout November and December, Citizens & Northern Bank’s six Lycoming County offices will be collecting non-perishable food items for the Central Pennsylvania Food Bank.

Collection barrels will be placed in each office beginning Wednesday, November 7th. The public is invited to visit any of the participating offices to donate food items to the food bank. Participating offices include:

  • Jersey Shore – 230 Railroad Street
  • Muncy – 3461 Route 405 Highway
  • Old Lycoming – 1510 Dewey Avenue
  • Ralston – 24 Thompson Street
  • South Williamsport – 2 East Mountain Avenue
  • Williamsport – 130 Court Street.

The collection is an annual event for C&N’s Lycoming County offices. “In this economy, many of our neighbors are suffering,” said Stacy Elliott, Old Lycoming branch manager. “Local food banks are seeing an increased demand as food prices continue to rise. We hope this collection will help the Food Bank during the holiday season and meet the needs of our local residents this winter.”

The Central Pennsylvania Food Bank distributes more than 15 million pounds of food and grocery products every year to more than 500 soup kitchens, shelters, and food pantries in 27 central Pennsylvania counties. These agencies directly feed thousands of hungry families throughout central Pennsylvania. More information on the food bank is available at www.centralpafoodbank.org.

Citizens & Northern Bank is a local, independent community bank providing complete financial, investment and insurance services through 26 full service offices throughout Cameron, Potter, McKean, Tioga, Bradford, Sullivan and Lycoming counties in Pennsylvania and in Canisteo and Hornell, NY in Steuben County. C&N can be found on the worldwide web at www.cnbankpa.com. The Company’s stock is listed on NASDAQ Capital Market Securities under the symbol CZNC.

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Citizens & Northern Corporation Declares Dividend

Posted Wednesday, 24 October 2012 19:56 | Filed under C&N News

WELLSBORO, PA - Directors of Citizens & Northern Corporation, parent company of Citizens & Northern Bank, have declared a regular quarterly cash dividend of $0.24 per share. The record date is November 1, 2012 and it is payable on November 13, 2012 to shareholders of record. The amount is increased from the previous dividend of $0.22 per share, which was paid in August, 2012, and is the eleventh consecutive quarterly increase in the dividend.

Declaration of the dividend was made at the October 18, 2012 meeting of the C&N Board of Directors.

Citizens & Northern Corporation is the parent company of Citizens & Northern Bank. Citizens & Northern Bank is a local, independent community bank providing complete financial, investment and insurance services through 26 full service offices throughout Bradford, Cameron, Lycoming, Potter, McKean, Steuben, Sullivan and Tioga Counties. C&N can be found on the worldwide web at www.cnbankpa.com. The Corporation’s stock is listed on NASDAQ Capital Market Securities under the symbol CZNC.

 

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October 2012 BanCNotes

Posted Thursday, 27 September 2012 17:56 | Filed under C&N News

This Quarter's Topics:

  • Everything You Love About Online Bill Payer Just Got Better!
  • Watch For Our New Website Going Live October 17th!
  • Deadline is March 1, 2013 to Sign Up for Electronic Deposit
  • Are you ready for fall?
October BanCNotes 2012 [pdf]
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John Zurich Joins C&N Trust Division

Posted Tuesday, 25 September 2012 06:10 | Filed under C&N News

John Zurich

John Zurich

Citizens & Northern Bank welcomes attorney John R. Zurich as a new trust officer and regional financial services manager.

“The addition of John brings added depth and professional expertise to our department, furthering our commitment to providing exceptional trust, estate and financial planning services to our clients and to the communities we serve,” said Deborah E. Scott, Executive Vice President and Senior Trust Officer at C&N Trust and Financial Group, a wholly owned subsidiary of Citizens & Northern Bank.“In his role as trust officer, John will administer trust accounts, ensure compliance with laws and regulations, and develop and maintain relationships with referral sources as well as potential and current clients.”

“I am very excited to have this opportunity to join Citizens & Northern Bank and am anxious to apply my years of legal experience as a private practice attorney to provide professional assistance in the areas of personal, corporate, and governmental trust services,” said Zurich.“I look forward to working with the entire trust team, their clients, and all of the employees at Citizens & Northern Bank.”

Prior to joining C&N Bank, John worked for 19 years as a private practice attorney in the Williamsport and State College areas, and represented clients in estate planning/administration, gas, oil and mineral law, and in business and real estate transactions.Zurich holds a law degree from the Widener University School of Law in Wilmington, DE, and a masters degree in business administration from the Widener University School of Management in Chester, PA.

“John will initially manage trust operations and the delivery of financial services for six of the Bank’s branches located in our Southern Region,” said Ms. Scott. “We look forward to him continuing on a professional career path with the trust department and our clients.”

Citizens & Northern Bank is a local, independent community bank providing complete financial, investment and insurance services through 26 full service offices throughout Cameron, Potter, McKean, Tioga, Bradford, Sullivan and Lycoming counties in Pennsylvania and in Canisteo and Hornell, NY in Steuben County. C&N can be found on the worldwide web at www.cnbankpa.com. The Company’s stock is listed on NASDAQ Capital Market Securities under the symbol CZNC. The trust department is managed by experienced professionals specializing in investment management, estate planning, tax planning, and wealth management.