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For Immediate Release

Wayne Bank Expands in Luzerne County

Exeter, PA – Wayne Bank recently expanded in Luzerne County with the opening of its new Community Office at 1130 Wyoming Avenue in Exeter. This is the Bank’s second location in the Luzerne County market, having opened a Community Office in Hanover Township in April of this year.

The new full-service office houses both retail banking and commercial lending professionals, offering Wayne Bank’s complete line of products and services for consumers and businesses. Community Office Manager, Kristen Bolin, will use her 11 years of local banking experience to provide customers with outstanding service and sound financial solutions. Drive-up banking, a drive-up ATM, a Smart Banking Solution Center, and ample parking further enhance the location.

“Wayne Bank is dedicated to investing in the communities we serve and we are proud to continue that tradition in Luzerne County with this exciting expansion,” stated President and Chief Executive Officer, Lewis J. Critelli. “Our new Exeter Community Office gives our customers an additional convenient location within Luzerne County and introduces Wayne Bank’s longstanding tradition of community banking excellence to the local businesses, organizations, and residents of Exeter and the surrounding areas.”

Employing more than 200 local people throughout its 27 Community Offices, Wayne Bank offers a full line products and services, including the latest in banking technology. Comparable to national banks, Wayne Bank’s full suite of electronic banking services offer retail and business customers the convenience of banking from anywhere.

Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer, Robert J. Mancuso, noted, “Wayne Bank is committed to providing the most advanced, secure, and user friendly bank technology to meet the modern financial needs of consumers and businesses. Our knowledgeable staff, innovative demonstration tools, and video tutorials further enhance our suite of electronic banking services, by offering customers highly personalized service from their local bank.”

Founded in 1871, Wayne Bank celebrated 148 years of community banking in 2019. As a community bank, Wayne Bank is an integral part of both the local community and economy, and is dedicated to guiding the success of local businesses.

“The business lending team at Wayne Bank is passionate about helping local business owners realize their financial goals,” explained Executive Vice President and Chief Lending Officer, James F. Burke. “We provide lending options for businesses of all sizes and a selection of products and services that are tailored to the specific needs of today’s world. Our commercial lenders live in the markets they serve, so they have a great knowledge of the local business community and genuinely care about helping local businesses grow and thrive.”

As with the Bank’s Hanover Township Community Office, located at 734 Sans Souci Parkway in Hanover Township, the Exeter Community Office is open for lobby and drive-up customers from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. on Monday through Friday, and 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. on Saturday.

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Wayne Bank is a subsidiary of Norwood Financial Corp, Member FDIC, and is located in Honesdale, Pennsylvania. The Bank has 27 Community Offices serving Wayne, Pike, Monroe, Lackawanna, and Luzerne Counties in Pennsylvania, along with Delaware and Sullivan Counties in New York State. The stock trades on the NASDAQ Global Market under the symbol— NWFL.

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