Lakeland Bank Announces “Putting Fore a Purpose” Charity Campaign

Community can help support student scholarship fund

Oak Ridge, N.J., Aug. 30, 2018 – Lakeland Bank is pleased to announce its new charity campaign “Putting Fore a Purpose.” In connection with the 46th Lakeland Charities Scholarship Golf Outing on Sept. 25, the Bank will donate $1 to the scholarship fund for every new Page Like or Follow received on its Facebook, Instagram, and LinkedIn profiles during the month of September.*

“We awarded $165,000 in scholarships last year, but our goal for 2018 is to raise $175,000 to help high school students go to college,” said Thomas Shara, President and CEO of Lakeland Bank. “This charity campaign provides an opportunity for everyone in our community to contribute to the Bank’s scholarship fund.”

It's simple! For each new Like or Follow Lakeland Bank receives on its Facebook, Instagram, and LinkedIn profiles between Sept. 1-30, 2018, the Bank will donate $1 to the scholarship fund, up to a maximum of $1,500. Once you show your support for the “Putting Fore a Purpose” charity campaign, spread the word to your family and friends.

To learn more about sponsorship opportunities or register to attend the Golf Outing at Crystal Springs Golf Resort on Sept. 25, contact Mary Franchini at mfranchini at lakelandbank dot com or 973-882-1515 x818227.

*Official Rules: Lakeland Bank will donate $1 for each new Page Like or Follow received on our Facebook, Instagram, and LinkedIn profiles between 9/1/18 and 9/30/18. You do not need to have an account with Lakeland Bank or make a purchase for your participation to count. Final donation amounts will be announced by 10/3/18. Maximum amount donated will not exceed $1,500.This promotion is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with Facebook, Instagram or LinkedIn.

About Lakeland Bank

Lakeland Bank is the wholly-owned subsidiary of Lakeland Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ:LBAI), which has $5.5 billion in total assets. The Bank operates 53 branch offices throughout Bergen, Essex, Morris, Ocean, Passaic, Somerset, Sussex, and Union counties in New Jersey including one branch in Highland Mills, New York; six New Jersey regional commercial lending centers in Bernardsville, Jackson, Montville, Newton, Teaneck and Waldwick; and one New York commercial lending center to serve the Hudson Valley region. Lakeland also has a commercial loan production office serving Middlesex and Monmouth counties in New Jersey. Lakeland Bank offers an extensive suite of financial products and services for businesses and consumers. Visit for more information.


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