All those times you have gone into your local branch of Bar Harbor Bank and Trust and seen employees dressed in a casual manner has paid off, to the tune of $4500 for Hancock County Technical Center!

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According to a press release Gifts through our Casual for a Cause program make a significant impact in our communities.  Our collective support enhances local programming, leading to a better quality of life for all community members,” said Jack Frost, VP, Director of Community Giving at Bar Harbor Bank & Trust.  “By simply wearing jeans or less formal business attire on Friday and contributing to Casual for a Cause, our employees are making a big difference in the communities they serve.”

“Hancock County Technical Center (HCTC) greatly appreciates the generous donation from Bar Harbor Bank & Trust for its inaugural Career Exploration Middle School Camp,” said Amy Boles, Director of Hancock County Technical Center.  “The donation shows the company's investment in and commitment to career and technical education as well as local workforce needs.  Thank you to Bar Harbor Bank and Trust and its employees!”

Hancock County Technical Center is hosting their first annual Career Exploration Middle School Camp, August 19-23, 2019.  The Camp allows for hands-on discovery, where students will explore pathways, programs and career choices as well as gain skills and knowledge in different career clusters, financial literacy, and workplace readiness.  HCTC provides industrial certification and college credits to area youth, preparing them for the workforce and post-secondary education. Their mission is to engage students with rigorous and relevant career and technical education for success in the post-secondary and industrial world. For more information, visit: http://hancock.ellsworthschools.org/