Here’s where we talk about what’s going on at Gorham Savings Bank and in our community. When we come across an interesting story about someone, someplace, a business, or an event, we will bring it to you. We will also post important information such as alerts concerning fraud, or tips on ways to navigate through financial challenges.
01.26.16

Gorham Savings Bank is dedicated to improving your financial well-being. We know that no two Mainers have the same banking needs, goals, or the same preferences. That’s why we want to hear from you!

Soon our research team will be emailing you a link to our online customer survey. We ask that you take 15 minutes or so to answer our questions to help us understand your needs a bit better and ensure we’re providing you with “A Breath of Fresh Banking.” So go ahead, tell us what you think!

Please be on the lookout for our online customer survey in your email inbox in the next...

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12.29.15

 

Employees, Laura Mingione and Samantha Croteau were recently presented with the 2015 Gorham’s Greatest Customer Service Award. This prestigious award, now in its 4th year, is given annually to two individuals who are role models of the Bank’s five Tenets of Customer Service. The peer-nominated candidates were carefully reviewed by a selection committee giving special focus to their commitment to internal and external customer service.

Laura Mingione is a Data Processing Specialist at the Bank’s Operations Center in Gorham. Laura was recognized for going above and...

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12.22.15

Gorham Savings Bank’s “Toy Mountain” thanks to the employees, customers and community members that donated to the 2016 Winter Wishes program

Last week, the Boys & Girls Clubs of Southern Maine held their annual holiday parties. Through Gorham Savings Bank’s Winter Wishes program and the kindness of the community, hundreds of members of all ages at Clubhouses in Sagamore Village, Riverton Park and downtown Portland have a holiday gift to unwrap.

Each year Southern Maine Clubhouses submit their wish list of requested toys and, in a few short...

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12.18.15

Jack Lufkin, Regional Business Banking Officer, Gorham Savings Bank (left) and Ray Hepler, Resource Development Assistant, Preble Street (right) with Gorham Savings Bank’s donations

 

Preble Street is a hub of programs for Greater Portland’s most vulnerable and underserved residents. Gorham Savings Bank helped ‘raze’ awareness of one of the least donated and most needed items this holiday season by encouraging employees to bring shaving supplies to the company’s annual Holiday Party.

Gorham Savings Bank employees filled over four bags with their...

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11.30.15

A few friendly security reminders this holiday season.

Online Shopping
If you're like a lot of other holiday shoppers this year, your purchases started long before Cyber Monday. Use caution when shopping online and avoid anything that seems too good to be true.

Postal Deliveries
Beware of alerts sent via email or text indicating you just received a package from FedEx, UPS or the US Mail, requesting personal information. Don't respond. Think Before You Click.

Fake Refunds...

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11.12.15

New Chip Cards Coming Soon

Your Gorham Savings Bank debit card will soon come with an embedded chip, providing you with enhanced security when paying in a store or using at an ATM. Now you can shop with peace of mind knowing that the embedded chip encrypts information to increase data security when paying through chip-enabled terminals. This chip technology protects your information by generating a one-time code whenever you use your card at a chip-enabled terminal....

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10.02.15

Gorham Savings Bank opened its first GSB Express office at 118 Congress Street, Munjoy Hill, in Portland. The new location features the newest in banking technology – the Interactive Teller Machine (ITM). While it can be used as an ATM, its digital technology allows Gorham Savings Bank employees to assist customers remotely. In addition to the virtual teller capabilities, there is a standard ATM machine and office space for in-person transactions.

 

“Our first GSB Express office...

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08.20.15

Gorham Savings Bank is pleased to announce the appointment of Chris Claudio to its board of directors.

 

Christopher Claudio is the Chief Executive Officer and co-founder of Winxnet in Portland. Winxnet is an IT outsourcing and consulting firm with offices across New England and the Southeast. His primary responsibilities include corporate strategic direction, business development and sales.

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LaunchPad Winner 2015
06.19.15

 

Gorham Savings Bank is pleased to announce Flowfold as its third annual LaunchPad Competition winner. LaunchPad was created to help fund the growth of a Maine business. It not only celebrates great business ideas, it also provides the resources to help bring these ideas to life. Flowfold was named this year’s winner after a live, high-energy competition on June 18th.

 

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LaunchPad
04.22.15

A panel of independent judges recently selected ten Maine businesses from a pool of 88 applicants to vie for a $30,000 cash award in Gorham Savings Bank’s third annual LaunchPad business plan competition. The community is now being asked to vote for the entrepreneur they believe will best utilize the funds to help grow their business.

The public is encouraged to visit launchpad.gorhamsavingsbank.com from now through May 15 to view each business summary – describing the product or service, and how they would use the $30,000 award – and then vote for the semifinalist of their choice....

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