Save The Bay Receives $2,000 from Dime Bank Foundation

Norwich, CT – Dime Bank Foundation recently awarded $2,000 to Save The Bay in support of a STEM based, hands-on, marine science education program which will benefit students at Westerly Middle School and the Tower Street School Community Center. This program will engage students in the discovery of their local ecosystem, Little Narragansett Bay and the Pawtuxet River Watershed.
Founded in 1970, Save The Bay works to protect and improve the ecological health of the Narragansett Bay region through advocacy, education, and restoration efforts. Their mission is to make the Bay swimmable, fishable, accessible and healthy for the 1.6 million residents in the watershed and the 12 million visitors to Narragansett Bay each year.  

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About Dime Bank Foundation 
In 1998, Dime Bank established the Dime Foundation enabling the bank to support and give back to the communities it serves. The foundation provides funding for charitable, cultural, literary, scientific, and educational non-profit organizations. For more information about Dime Bank Foundation, visit   
Established in 1869, Dime Bank is a mutual bank with over $785 million in assets and 12 convenient branch locations throughout southeastern and shoreline Connecticut and Westerly, Rhode Island. As a full-service financial institution, Dime offers consumer and commercial banking, home mortgages, trust services, and through Dime Investment Services, a subsidiary of Dime Bank, insurance and investment services – all delivered with a personal touch. BauerFinancial, Inc., a national bank rating firm, recognized Dime Bank, as one of the strongest banks in the nation. For more information about Dime Bank, visit