NEWTON CENTRE, MASS. — Sept. 6, 2013 — First Commons Bank will celebrate the fourth anniversary of operations by offering free parking to support the local merchants and shoppers of Newton Centre and Wellesley Square on Monday, Sept. 16, 2013.
On Sept. 16th, First Commons Bank shopping bags will cover many of the parking meters in Newton Centre and Wellesley Square as the bank picks up the tab to provide free parking for shoppers, residents, and visitors in support of their local business districts.
The free parking event will kick off a week-long celebration, Sept. 16th-21st, at both First Commons Bank branches — 718 Beacon St. in Newton Centre and 161 Linden St. in Wellesley. Visitors to the offices will be able to participate in daily gifts and prizes, drawings for new iPad Minis, special banking offers, refreshments, balloons for the children, and other surprises.
Since 2009, First Commons Bank has grown to become larger in total assets than 60% of all FDIC-insured banks in the U.S. The bank opened its Wellesley branch office in 2011. It sponsored its first free parking day in Newton Centre in 2010.
About First Commons Bank
First Commons Bank, N.A., is a nationally chartered, FDIC-insured full-service community bank, dedicated to serving the businesses and individuals of Newton, Wellesley, Waltham, and eastern Massachusetts. The bank, which opened for business on July 22, 2009, reported total assets of $229,363,000 as of June 30, 2013 — after only 47 months of operation, making it larger than 60% of all FDIC-insured banks in the U.S. First Commons Bank locations include its headquarters at 718 Beacon Street in Newton Centre, Mass., and 161 Linden Street in Wellesley, Mass.