Town & Country FCU Marks New Year by Recognizing ER Workers at Area Hospitals with ‘Food for the First’

(From the Bangor Daily News) – In appreciation of the work of emergency healthcare workers throughout the year, Town & Country FCU marked January 1 by providing pizza to nearly 250 ER workers at Maine Medical Center, Mercy – Northern Light Hospital, Southern Maine Health Care, and in an acknowledgement of the incredible efforts this past fall after the tragic shootings in Lewiston, the staff at Central Maine Medical Center.

In keeping with the credit union’s strong commitment to supporting local businesses, Town & Country FCU partnered with Otto’s Pizza to provide the meals.

All of the hospitals appreciated the thoughtful gesture by Town & Country FCU. Wendy Napolitano, Vice President of Operations Performance at Northern Light – Mercy Hospital, explained, “What a wonderful gesture to start the new year. Staff were touched and grateful for Town & Country’s kindness and consideration for the hardworking health care teams caring for our communities every day.”

“We are where we live and that’s why supporting our community is a core part of who we are and has been since 1953,” explained David Libby, President and CEO of the credit union. “‘Local helping local’ means local decisions, local commitment, and local support. Simply put, it’s who we are and what we do. Supporting the incredible team of emergency room workers at healthcare facilities throughout southern Maine marks a great beginning to 2024. We were determined to include Central Maine Medical Center because of the events in Lewiston and the important role that the staff their had immediately after the events and in the days following. We wanted to say thank you.”