Merchants Bank Helps Raise Over $24,000 for Vermont CARES

Mar 17, 2016, 08:00 ET from Merchants Bank

SOUTH BURLINGTON, Vt., March 17, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- On Saturday, March 5th with Merchants Bank as the presenting sponsor, Vermont CARES hosted the 30th Annual Live and Silent Auction. Merchants Bank gathered with supporters to celebrate the accomplishments of Vermont CARES. Attendance was at an all-time high, up over 30% as compared to past years. This year's event rose over $24,000 with all funds going directly to prevention programs and Vermont CARES new campaign "ON THE ROAD TO ZERO" -- to assist Vermont in becoming the first state to have zero new HIV infections by 2020.

Merchants Bank is proud to support Vermont's CARES work for and with Vermonters affected by HIV/AIDS to promote well-being through a continuum of prevention, support, and advocacy services.

About Merchants Bank:

A Vermont-chartered commercial bank established in 1849, Merchants Bank is the largest Vermont-based bank. The bank's business, municipal, consumer, and investment customers enjoy personalized relationships, sophisticated online and mobile banking options, with 31 branches in Vermont and 1 location in Massachusetts, operating as NUVO, A division of Merchants Bank. American Banker ranks Merchants Bank a "Top 200" in America among 851 peers. For more information, go to Where do you want to grow? (Member FDIC, Equal Housing Lender, NASDAQ "MBVT

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