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Camden National Bank Joins Forces with JMG as Employer Partner with $60K Ivestment

Camden, Maine, May 24, 2024 JMG is thrilled to announce Camden National Bank as its newest Employer Partner. This partnership is marked by a significant investment of $60,000, distributed as $20,000 annually over three years, aimed at supporting and nurturing Maine’s future workforce. This collaboration underscores Camden National Bank's dedication to community engagement and economic vitality in Maine.

Investing in Maine's Future

The partnership between JMG and Camden National Bank signifies more than just a financial contribution; it is a commitment to the development of Maine’s youth as they navigate their educational and career paths. By aligning Camden National Bank's commitment to community engagement with JMG's mission, this alliance will provide invaluable opportunities for students across Maine to gain insights and experiences that prepare them for their future careers.

Craig Larrabee, President and CEO of JMG, expressed his enthusiasm about the partnership, stating, “The Employer Partnership with Camden National Bank is an important investment in Maine's future workforce. Through this alliance, we are creating exciting, hands-on opportunities that will inspire and prepare Maine’s youth for successful careers. We are grateful to Camden National Bank for their enduring commitment to community and economic advancement for Maine students.”

Camden National Bank's Commitment

Camden National Bank has a long-standing tradition of community involvement and support. This partnership with JMG reflects its ongoing commitment to making a positive impact on the communities it serves. By engaging with JMG’s extensive network of over 12,000 students annually, Camden National Bank will play a pivotal role in shaping a future-ready workforce that is skilled, motivated, and prepared for the challenges of tomorrow.

“JMG’s focus on youth financial empowerment align with our longtime commitment to creating opportunity and economic vitality in the communities we serve,” said Renée Smyth, Chief Experience and Marketing Officer of Camden National Bank. “We are proud to support JMG in the important work they do throughout our footprint and look forward to accelerating our efforts to welcome JMG graduates as they begin their careers at Camden National Bank.”


About JMG

JMG is Maine’s largest educational nonprofit organization, serving more than 12,000 students annually with programs in all 16 counties. JMG partners with public education and private businesses to offer results-driven solutions to ensure all Maine students graduate, attain post-secondary credentials, and pursue meaningful careers. JMG has more than 150 programs delivered in partnership with Maine’s public schools, colleges, and employers.

About Camden National Corporation

Camden National Corporation (NASDAQ: CAC) is the largest publicly traded bank holding company in Northern New England with $5.7 billion in assets and was proudly listed as one of the Best Places to Work in Maine, for the past three years. Founded in 1875, Camden National Bank is a full-service community bank dedicated to customers at every stage of their financial journey. With 24/7 live phone support, 57 banking centers, and additional lending offices in New Hampshire and Massachusetts, Camden National Bank offers the latest in digital banking, complemented by award-winning, personalized service. To learn more, visit Member FDIC. Equal Housing Lender.

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