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    Peoples Security Bank and Trust Company, Lackawanna College announce new partnership

    Craig W. Best, President and Chief Executive Officer of Peoples Security Bank and Trust Company, left, and Lackawanna College President Mark Volk shake hands outside the newly-renamed Peoples Security Bank Theater at Lackawanna College on Tuesday, June 7, 2016.

    Craig W. Best, President and Chief Executive Officer of Peoples Security Bank and Trust Company, left, and Lackawanna College President Mark Volk shake hands outside the newly-renamed Peoples Security Bank Theater at Lackawanna College on Tuesday, June 7, 2016.

    SCRANTON, Pa. – Peoples Security Bank and Trust Company and Lackawanna College announced today that the naming rights of the College’s Theater will be named, “Peoples Security Bank Theater at Lackawanna College.”

    The new naming rights advance Peoples Security’s continuing efforts to support businesses and organizations which provide critical economic vitality to Scranton’s downtown. Peoples Security Bank and Trust Company has been a proud supporter of Lackawanna College’s investment in Scranton. The Lackawanna College Theater located inside Angeli Hall, 501 Vine St., Scranton, has been home to a wide variety of civic, cultural, and political events during its history.

    The announcement of the new name occurred at a press conference held in the Theater on June 7, 2016 between Peoples Security Bank and Trust Company and Lackawanna College. Dignitaries from both PSBT and Lackawanna College were there to celebrate the new and exciting future for the Theater.

    Craig W. Best, President and Chief Executive Officer, Peoples Security Bank and Trust Company, said, “Peoples Security Bank and Trust Company is committed to making our communities that we serve better places to live. By partnering with Lackawanna College’s investment in Scranton, we continue that commitment. We look forward to see what the future holds for the new Peoples Security Bank Theater at Lackawanna College.”

    Mark Volk, President, Lackawanna College, said, “The Theater at Lackawanna College has long been a venue where members of the community could enjoy top-quality programming at affordable prices. Our partnership with Peoples Security Bank and Trust Company, an organization equally committed to our communities, helps ensure the continuation of that vital mission. We are honored to partner with such a forward-thinking company and excited by the possibilities it presents.”

    About Peoples Security Bank and Trust Company

    Peoples Security Bank and Trust Company is a community bank serving Lackawanna, Lehigh, Luzerne, Monroe, Montgomery, Susquehanna, Wayne, and Wyoming Counties in Pennsylvania and Broome County, New York through 23 branches and a corporate loan center. Each office, interdependent with the community, offers a wide range of financial products and services to individuals, businesses, not-for-profits, and government entities. Learn more at www.psbt.com.

    About Lackawanna College

    Lackawanna College is the premier, private, accredited two-year college serving the people of northeastern Pennsylvania. With a main campus situated in downtown Scranton, Lackawanna’s expanding footprint also includes satellite centers in Hawley, Hazleton, New Milford, and Towanda.