Penn Community Bank VP Named to Bucks County SPCA Board of Directors

Linda Cooper volunteers for local animal welfare agency.

Doylestown, PA, October 08, 2016 --( Penn Community Bank, Bucks County’s leading independent, mutual financial organization, is pleased to announce that Vice President Linda Cooper has been named to the board of directors of the Bucks County SPCA.

Cooper has been working in the banking industry for more than 29 years. She currently serves as Penn Community Bank’s Vice President of Retail Operations, managing the operational aspects of the bank’s 22 branches across Bucks County. Always an animal lover, she has focused her volunteer efforts on animal-assisted therapy, visiting area nursing homes with her German shepherd. She has been involved with animal-assisted therapy for more than 20 years.

“I’m honored to help lead the Bucks County SPCA,” said Cooper. “I’ve seen firsthand the joy that animals can bring to people, and I’m thrilled to support this wonderful organization that does so much good for both the people and the animals of Bucks County.”

Many of Penn Community Bank’s executive leaders donate their time and talents to service and community organizations across the greater Philadelphia area. As an organization, Penn Community Bank supports many local nonprofits, including United Way of Bucks County, Habitat for Humanity of Bucks County, Vita Education Services, Bucks County Opportunity Council and Bucks County Housing Group.

Todd Hurley, Chief Relationship Officer for Penn Community Bank, said of the appointment, “We all have a vested interest in helping the communities across Bucks County to thrive. Linda’s appointment to the board of directors of the Bucks County SPCA continues our work to build beneficial relationships with the groups that help make this a great place to live, work and play.”

The Bucks County SPCA assists animals in need and prevents animal suffering through rescue, rehoming, cruelty investigation and prosecution, and community outreach. The independent nonprofit operates shelters in Lahaska and Quakertown and offers public training classes and temporary boarding for pets referred by a social service agency during emergencies and donates pet supplies to food pantries.

About Penn Community Bank: Penn Community Bank 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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