Amesbury, MA – In 2018, Amesbury will celebrate its 350th Anniversary, and is proud to announce that The Provident Bank has signed on as the year-long Headline Sponsor. A full calendar of events and programs will take place throughout the year to celebrate all that Amesbury has to offer, and to celebrate the history of the City. 

Joseph Poirier, Co-Chair of the 350th Steering Committee and COO of Amesbury business UCSA International, says “We’re thrilled to have The Provident Bank as our Headline Sponsor for next year’s festivities. The Provident Bank began here in Amesbury, and they are truly committed to this community and the residents. We couldn’t think of a better company to have in the spotlight for our 350th.”

Dave Mansfield, CEO of The Provident Bank, said “With its rich history and engaged community who care deeply for the growth and prosperity of their city, Amesbury is a special place we are proud to call home. As a bank that began here, we remain committed to strengthening the economic development of our local businesses. We are excited an honored to support Amesbury’s 350th anniversary celebration and look forward to participating in the many wonderful events planned for 2018!”

The year-long celebration includes a Kickoff Fundraising Event on January 9th, the revival of an original Amesbury play, Dear Mr. Woodwell in February, the arrival of the Mass Memories Road Show in April, and more! Visit for more information on events and how to get involved.

About The Provident Bank:

The Provident Bank has the distinction of being the 10th oldest bank in the country. With offices in Massachusetts and New Hampshire, The Provident is an innovative, commercial bank that finds solutions for its business and private clients. The Provident is a strong supporter of the communities they serve, with many programs dedicated to giving back, including their Leadership Giving program focused on Economic Development in 2018 and their popular Our Community, Your E-Vote, celebrating its 19th year in 2018.