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Kearny Bank Contributes $6K Sponsorship
To Theatre League of Clifton

Donation will help underwrite various activities;
highlights bank’s ongoing commitment to the arts

FAIRFIELD, NJ (September 27, 2018) – Kearny Bank has donated $6,000 to the Theater League of Clifton to help underwrite the cultural organization’s activities. The Fairfield, NJ-based bank is a corporate sponsor of the Theater League, a non-profit organization now in its 14th season, which is dedicated to fostering an appreciation of the arts through theatrical performances.

“We’re delighted for an opportunity to sponsor an exceptional organization like the Theater League of Clifton,” says Eric Kesselman, First Vice President / Director of Marketing at Kearny Bank. “The league is a cultural treasure for its local community, and given Kearny Bank’s recent merger with Clifton Savings Bank, we’re strongly committed to supporting Clifton and its surrounding neighborhoods. This is one of those ideal engagements that benefits all involved.”

Kesselman recently presented the sponsorship check to two representatives of the Theater League of Clifton’s executive board, Mark Peterson, president, and John Traier, treasurer.

“Speaking on behalf of my colleagues on the executive board, actors, musicians and production staff, the Theater League of Clifton is most grateful for this generous donation from Kearny Bank,” says Peterson. “These funds will go to support the theater league’s ongoing efforts to provide the city of Clifton with quality theatrical productions and cultural events.”

The Theater League of Clifton ( []) will open its fall season with “Godspell 2012” at the Theresa Aprea Theater, 199 Scoles Ave., Clifton, on November 2, 3, 4, 9, 10, and 11.

Pictured from right: Eric L. Kesselman, First Vice President / Director of Marketing for Kearny Bank, presenting a $6,000 donation check to Mark Peterson and John Traier, members of the Theater League of Clifton executive board.


About Kearny Bank

Kearny Financial Corp. is the parent company of Kearny Bank, which operates from administrative headquarters in Fairfield, NJ. Included on the Forbes list of the 50 Most Trustworthy Financial Companies, Kearny Bank has supported the communities it serves since 1884 and now operates full-service banking offices throughout northern and central New Jersey, and in Brooklyn and Staten Island, NY. Kearny Financial Corp. recently completed a merger with Clifton Bancorp Inc. and its Clifton Savings Bank subsidiary.