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Camden National Bank is now accepting nominations for the 2022 Leaders & Luminaries Awards to celebrate outstanding nonprofit board members

Camden, ME, July 21, 2022

Camden National Bank announced that nominations are now open for the 2022 Leaders & Luminaries Awards. The program, started in 2011, celebrates the importance of effective nonprofit board leaders in our community. Nominations will be accepted now through September 30, 2022. The bank is seeking nominations for passionate board directors who are responsible for advancing their organization’s mission and impact. Four winning awardees will be named, and $20,000 in total grants will be made to their respective organizations.

“Through our Leaders & Luminaries program, we’ve been able to celebrate over 50 nonprofit board directors and donate more than $200,000 to their respective organizations,” said Renée Smyth, Chief Experience & Marketing Officer at Camden National Bank. “When we invest in strong nonprofit board members, we’re investing in our communities, while supporting the dedication and commitment of nonprofit board leaders. It’s an honor to recognize such impressive, inspiring volunteers. We’re delighted to open nominations for the 2022 awards.”

All nominations are due September 30, 2022. A selection committee, including three independent community members and two executives of Camden National Bank, will review all nominations, and the awardees will be celebrated in the fall. The selection committee is dedicated to making sure the awardees reflect Camden National Bank’s values of fostering diversity, equity, and inclusion in our communities.

The Leaders & Luminaries Awards are made possible by Camden National Bank, through The Bank of Maine Foundation. For more details, eligibility requirements, and the nomination form, please visit:

About Camden National Corporation

Camden National Corporation (NASDAQ:CAC) is the largest publicly traded bank holding company in Northern New England with $5.5 billion in assets and approximately 600 employees. Camden National Bank, its subsidiary, is a full-service community bank founded in 1875 in Camden, Maine. Dedicated to customers at every stage of their financial journey, the bank offers the latest in digital banking, complemented by personalized service with 58 banking centers, 24/7 live phone support, 68 ATMs, and additional lending offices in New Hampshire and Massachusetts. For the past three years, Camden National Bank was named a Customer Experience (CX) Leader by independent research firm, Greenwich Associates. In 2021, it received awards in two CX categories: U.S. Retail Banking and U.S. Commercial Small Business and the bank was included in the 2021 list of Best Places to Work in Maine. Member FDIC. Equal Housing Lender.

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