NJBankers supports Rider, Rutgers veterans programs with $15K grant

The New Jersey Bankers Association announced Wednesday that its philanthropic arm, the New Jersey Bankers Charitable Foundation, will provide Rider University and Rutgers University with funds to support their veterans educational initiatives.

L-R: Richard Siderko, Bankers Cooperative Group; Michael O’Brien, Bank of America; NJBankers’ Thomas Shara, Lakeland Bank; John McWeeney Jr., NJBankers; Dr. Ronald Cook, Rider University; NJBankers’ Thomas Kemly, Columbia Bank; NJBankers’ John Fitzgerald, Magyar Bank; and James Silkensen, Somerset Savings Bank.

The $15,000 check was presented to the Rider University Veterans and Military Affairs Office and to the Rutgers University Office of Veteran and Military Programs and Services.

Founded more than 116 years ago, NJ Bankers is a trade organization representing more than 75 banks and 180 service providers.