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May 18, 2021 - 3:51pm

Press release:

The GLOW Region Solid Waste Management Committee is pleased to announce that it will hold a Shred-a-thon for person documents. The program will be held Saturday, June 12 at the Town of Pavilion office/highway facility, located at 1 Woodrow Road (off Route 63 by the railroad tracks) in Pavilion.

The program will run from 8:30 to 11:30 a.m., on first come, first served basis, without appointments. This is a free event and residents from Genesee, Livingston and Wyoming counties are eligible to bring materials.

Materials accepted include presorted documents such as medical, bank, tax and other records containing account numbers and/or private information.

Unacceptable materials include: magazines, newspaper clippings and manila folders and CANNOT include metal clips or bindings. There is a limit of five (5) boxes per vehicle. Box size should be no larger than 10” x 12” x 15” (banker’s box size). GLOW’s vendor, Genesee Data Management (Arcgo) will be securing materials in locked 95 gallon totes on site and taking them to their Batavia facility for shredding and recycling.

The program is made possible by a generous donation from Tompkins Bank of Castile, GLOW’s county contributions and a DEC MWRR grant. For questions on this and other GLOW programs contact the GLOW office at (585) 815-7906 or 800-836-1154 or (585) 344-2580, ext. 5463.  

November 25, 2020 - 12:42pm

Press release:

In recognition of National Gratitude Month, Tompkins Bank of Castile, Tompkins Insurance Agencies and Tompkins Financial advisors are donating a total of $7,500 to several food pantries, churches and school districts throughout Western New York. The initiative — which is rolling this Thanksgiving week — is called “Banksgiving.”

It is being done in honor of National Gratitude Month.

In Genesee County, the organizations benefitting from the Banksgiving donation are The City Church in Batavia and Hope Center of Le Roy Inc.

“At Tompkins Bank of Castile, supporting the communities we serve is one of our core values and highest priorities. We’ve seen first-hand the pandemic’s impact on individuals and businesses in our own communities,” said John McKenna, president and CEO.

“In honor of our customers and in support of those in our communities, we’ve made additional contributions to support local organizations, which have become a lifeline for many during this difficult time.”

The full list of organizations can be found here.

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