Oak Ridge, NJ - July 20, 2006–"Community banking has arrived in Carlstadt," declared Roger Bosma, President and Chief Executive Officer of Lakeland Bank. Lakeland Bank's Carlstadt office, located at 325 Garden Street, is now open for business seven days a week, with drive-up and lobby hours on Sundays from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
"We are very excited about the opportunities that this new branch will give Carlstadt residents and businesses–and especially about the added convenience of banking any day of the week. We are also pleased to announce that Ken Kirby will be the Office Manager. We look forward to meeting everyone at our Gala Grand Opening Celebration on Saturday, September 16th, from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Watch your mail and local newspapers for more details about this celebration," stated Mr. Bosma. The Carlstadt Office's Gala Grand Opening Celebration will include customer account specials, free gifts, Carlstadt cash, music provided by a DJ, free food and drinks, and a clown to entertain kids of all ages with balloon animals and face painting.
For more information about the office or its Grand Opening Celebration, contact Ken Kirby at (201) 672-0810. The Carlstadt office's lobby hours are Monday through Wednesday and Friday, 8:00 a.m.- 5:00 p.m.; Thursday, 8:00 a.m.- 6:00 p.m.; Saturday, 8:30 a.m.- 1:00 p.m.; and Sunday, 11:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. Drive-up hours are Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m.- 6:00 p.m.; Saturday, 8:30 a.m.- 1:00 p.m.; and Sunday, 11:00 a.m.- 2:00 p.m.
Lakeland Bancorp, the holding company for Lakeland Bank, has a current asset base of $2.2 billion and forty-seven (47) offices spanning six northwestern New Jersey counties: Bergen, Essex, Morris, Passaic, Sussex and Warren. Lakeland Bank, headquartered at 250 Oak Ridge Road, Oak Ridge, offers an extensive array of consumer and commercial products and services, including online banking, localized commercial lending teams, equipment leasing, and 24-hour or less turnaround time on consumer loan applications. For more information about their full line of products and services, visit their website at www.lakelandbank.com.