Penn Community Insurance Joins Alliance of Automotive Service Providers of Pennsylvania to Launch New Chapter

Subsidiary of Penn Community Bank helps launch Bucks County chapter of AASP.

Perkasie, PA, May 07, 2016 --( Penn Community Insurance, a subsidiary of Penn Community Bank, Bucks County’s leading independent, mutual financial organization, is pleased to announce that it is joining with the Alliance of Automotive Service Providers of Pennsylvania (AASP), to found a new chapter of the association in Bucks County.

Chapter 30 of AASP will be headquartered in Perkasie, Pennsylvania and will launch May 2, 2016. The chapter is expected to attract 90 members, including auto repair, auto body, detail shops and used car dealers. Penn Community Insurance President Robert S. Bowen, Jr. will be the chapter’s insurance chair.

“Penn Community Insurance is proud to partner with AASP to help expand the organization into Bucks County,” said Bowen. “We are looking forward to being a valuable resource for auto-focused businesses and groups in our region.”

As chair, Bowen will provide insurance counsel to the group while making quarterly presentations on relevant topics such as garage keepers’ legal liability, garage liability, workers’ compensation and excess liability.

The chapter will assist members with legislative issues, and also will offer to members the ability to insure their businesses through Penn Community Insurance and the exclusive AASP insurance carriers.

Bowen began his career in the property and casualty insurance industry in 1985. An accredited insurance advisor and a member of the Northeastern Insurance Association, Bowen is a key leadership member at Penn Community Bank and oversees all aspects of the insurance division.

About Penn Community Bank: Created in 2015 by the unification of long-standing community banks First Federal of Bucks County and First Savings Bank of Perkasie, holds more than $1.8 billion in assets and employs more than 300 people at 22 bank branches and two administrative centers throughout Bucks County. As an independent, mutual financial institution, Penn Community Bank is not publicly traded and operates with its long-term mission in mind: to help businesses grow and prosper, to support individuals and families throughout their lifetimes, to strengthen the local economy, and to partner with local organizations to act as a catalyst for positive growth in every market it serves.
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