Page 12 THE VILLADOM TIMES I • June 17, 2009 Business Atlantic Stewardship Bank has been named one of the New Jersey Bankers Association’s Community Service Award recipients for 2009. The list of winners also includes Boiling Springs Savings Bank, Century Savings Bank, and First Hope Bank. New Jersey Bankers Association CoPresident/Co-CEO John E. McWeeney Jr. said, “These four Community Service Award recipients are outstanding examples of the community spirit shared by all of NJBankers members.” Atlantic Stewardship Bank is well known in northern New Jersey for its unique tithing program. Each year, the bank shares 10 percent of its pre-tax earnings with Christian and local civic non-profit organizations. In accordance with the tithing program, Atlantic Stewardship makes hundreds of donations; sending or hand delivering checks to food pantries, Christian missions and ministries, schools, libraries, police and fire departments, and other deserving recipients local to the bank’s branch offices. To date, the bank’s total tithe donations exceed $6.3 million. Atlantic Stewardship Bank’s commitment to community service is reflected in the participation of its associates. Throughout the year, associates have the opportunity to participate in various community service activities that range from building homes and feeding the hungry to singing at a local retirement community and educating children about money management. Atlantic Stewardship earns Community Service Award Co-President/Co-CEO James R. Silkensen added, “New Jersey banks are committed to respond to the needs of the communities they serve. Their employees proudly volunteer hours to support community initiatives.” NJBankers member institutions make substantial monetary contributions to ensure the success of these initiatives and devote many hours to making the communities they serve a better place to live, work, and play. Many innovative and high- impact entries were submitted by NJBankers members throughout the state. Over 200 charitable and civic organizations received assistance from NJBankers members in 2008. Atlantic Stewardship Bank, a subsidiary of Stewardship Financial Corporation, maintains banking locations in Midland Park, Montville, North Haledon, Pequannock, Ridgewood, Waldwick, Westwood, Wyckoff, Hawthorne, and Wayne. Established in 1985, Atlantic Stewardship is a full-service community bank serving both individuals and businesses. The bank is a subsidiary of Stewardship Financial Corporation trading under the symbol SSFN. The bank’s website is www.asbnow. com. Founded over 100 years ago, the New Jersey Bankers Association is a trade association representing 119 banks and more than 210 service providers in the State of New Jersey. NJBankers provides a variety NJBankers members receiving recognition in the Community Service Award: James R. Silkensen, co-president/co-CEO NJBankers; Robert E. Stillwell, president/CEO, Boiling Springs Savings Bank, Rutherford; Norman E. Beatty, chairman/president/CEO, First Hope Bank, Hope; David J. Hemple, president, Century Savings Bank, Vineland; Paul Van Ostenbridge, president/CEO, Atlantic Stewardship Bank, Midland Park and John E. McWeeney, Jr., copresident/co-CEO, NJBankers. of services to members including government relations at both the state and national levels; education and professional devel- opment, employee benefit programs and, through its subsidiary TICIC, community development services. In Home PERSONAL TRAINING • Flexible Scheduling • Nutrition Guidance • Sports Specific Training • Men, Women, Children & Couples With Brad ����������������������������� ������������������������ ����������� Lose 20 lbs in 10 Weeks Insured Degreed & Certified For Free Consultation call: TONE UP/LOSE FAT/ FEEL GREAT Is your hearing keeping you in isolation? YOUR NEIGHBORHOOD NEWSPAPER 201-925-0381 ������������ Visit our office and try Dual for FREE! Call 201-934-7755 today to learn more. © 2008 Oticon, Inc. All rights reserved. Dual: Engineered for performance, designed for style. Dual is the most advanced hearing instrument on the market today. It helps you move beyond the frustrations of hearing loss, so you can experience life with the clearest, most comfortable and natural hearing possible in any listening situation. � The ultimate combination of state-of-the-art technology with a sleek design you want to wear ��Understand what others are saying in noisy situations � Use the telephone with ease and convenience � Watch TV at the same volume as everyone else It’s a hearing device you’ll really love to wear. 119 Interstate Shopping Center, Ramsey, New Jersey Intersection of Route 17 & Franklin Turnpike ADVANCED HEARING SERVICES, INC. Thomas J. Higgins, BC-HIS*, ACA** Supervising Licence. NJ Hearing Aid Dispenser * Licence # 743 *Board Certified by the National Board for Certification in Hearing Instrument Sciences. **American Conference of Audioprosthology