Club 50 eNewsletter
September 2019
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Connie Braceland
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Summer may be winding down, but it is just the opposite for Club 50!

We had our preview and sign up night for the May, 2020 Spain & Portugal trip, and we sold out that night!!!

We can only take 44, and we already have quite the waiting list!  We are exploring options, and may be able to run a second trip.  We will definitely keep you posted!

We are almost ready to schedule our preview and sign up night for the other 2020 big trip…The Canadian Rockies!!!  That trip is planned for September, 2020.  We are hoping to schedule the preview night for early October.  If you missed the Spain & Portugal trip, maybe the Canadian Rockies will be the trip for you!

If you have not been by the Club 50 area, make sure you stop by and say hello to Arielle Goldhaber.

I can’t believe she has been here for over a month already!  She is doing a terrific job, and by the time you read this, she will have been on her very first day trip!!

Welcome again, to Arielle!

- Connie Braceland

August is Over, But the Fun Carries On!

Projection and Costumes from the Downton Abbey Exhibition! August has somehow disappeared. How quickly it went by, because of how busy we all were! Productive and fun, we are setting our sights on how this Summer will transition into the Fall.

While the sun was shining, we managed to get two more trips in -- the Whale Watch and the Downton Abbey Exhibit! One was bountiful in whales, the other in prosperity. These two trips were dichotomous in style, but equal in fun! We managed to see more than 10 whales on our excursion, and we captured some great pictures! It was a relaxing afternoon, complete with a great guide and breezy weather.

For Downton Abbey, we definitely managed to see more than 10 people--the place was packed with fans and history buffs! The costumes were exquisite, true to the era, and stirred up excitement for the Downton Abbey Movie! You did not have to be a fan of the show to enjoy the masterfully curated exhibit with intricate projections, including surround-sound screens replaying important and emotional scenes, highlights of characters' personalities, and rooms packed with informational readings.
Although we could have spent all day in there, we were excited about our lunch at Maggiano's, which proved to be as grand as a Downton Abbey dinner. The courses kept coming! I'm sure some of you still have mounds of chocolate cake at home.

About Spain and Portugal...

 


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Coming Up in the Community:

Read the full articles to hear more about an Italian Opera coming to Boston, the Waltham Parade celebrating 135 years as a city (wow!), and other events we'll be making an appearance at. The fun never stops!

Waltham Parade
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Italian Opera Coming to Boston
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Customer Appreciation Cookouts

September 6th – Main Office @ 60 Main Street, Watertown Square 11:30am - 1:30pm

September 20th – Market Basket Plaza @ 25 Market Place Drive, Waltham 11:30am - 1:30pm

Arlington Town Day 

Arlington Town Day (September 14th, 2019 from 10:00am – 3:00pm) takes place on Mass Ave. from Pleasant Street to Mill Street!

Waltham Day

Waltham Day takes place on Main Street (September 14th, 2019 from 12:00pm - 4:00pm) takes place on Main Street on the Waltham Common!

Cushing Square Fall Festival

Annual fall festival is held from 11:00am – 4:00pm and is hosted by Westcott Mercantile. Includes rides, food trucks, crafts, petting zoo, reptile show, beer garden, and much more!

Watertown Faire on the Square

21st annual Faire on the Square takes place Saturday September 28th, 2019 from 11:00am – 4:00pm.

**SHREDDING DAY**
Saturday, October 12th from 9:00am - 12:00pm
@ Watertown Savings Bank Main Office, 60 Main Street

Bring the piles of documents you have sitting at home...sensitive or not, we will shred them for you! It will feel good to unload your car, and create space. Let us handle it!

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Our 150th Anniversary

As we reflect on our upcoming 150th anniversary, we look to you for help in recalling our history in this great community. If you have any memories, photos, stories, or memorabilia you would like to share, please stop on by! Or stop by any of our bank locations and have them pass it on to the Main branch.

Good examples of memorabilia would be....

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Trips & Tips!


Turkey Train

Oktoberfest

Be on the lookout for Cranberry Bog and Tower Hill Botanic Gardens flyers, sign ups Oct 1st and Nov 19th

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Refer a Friend

Club 50's Trip to Alaska!
Don't forget about our Refer a Friend promotion! If a current Club 50 member refers a friend to become a NEW Club 50 member, that current Club 50 member receives a $25 coupon towards their next day trip with Club 50.

Help us spread the word about all of the fun we have in the Club!

Offer details: The $25 is not redeemable for cash. Redemption value not to exceed $25.00. Offer subject to change without notice.

Don't Miss Out!


Watertown Preliminary Town Elections Sept 17th 2019

Watertown Free Public Library 6th Annual 5k fundraiser September 21 at 9:00am

**SHREDDING DAY**
Saturday, October 12th from 9:00am - 12:00pm
@ Watertown Savings Bank Main Office, 60 Main Street

Cranberry Bog Fall Harvest
TRIP DATE: November 4th
SIGN UP: October 1st
Flyer mailings coming soon!

Tower Hill Botanic Gardens
TRIP DATE: December 13th
SIGN UP:  November 19th
Flyer mailings coming soon!

Wills: The Cornerstone of Your Estate Plan


If you care about what happens to your money, home, and other property after you die, you need to do some estate planning.

There are many tools you can use to achieve your estate planning goals, but a will is probably the most vital. Even if you're young or your estate is modest, you should always have a legally valid and up-to-date will. This is especially important if you have minor children because, in many states, your will is the only legal way you can name a guardian for them. Although a will doesn't have to be drafted by an attorney to be valid, seeking an attorney's help can ensure that your will accomplishes what you intend.

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Ahoy! A Successful Whale Watch!


We enjoyed seeing at least 10 whales on this voyage! This trip certainly made a splash in our Club 50 memories.
Did You Know...


Read on for tips about:
Senior Parking Permits
2019 Fall Forecast
Massachusetts Lore

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Customer Choice Awards


As some of you may know, we will be celebrating our 150th Anniversary next year! Our President Mr. Brett Dean has graciously doubled the donation amount to $150,000! We will be awarding numerous non-profits of YOUR choice, so be sure to vote for your favorite, local non-profit.

The top 3 Winning amounts will be distributed as:

1st Place – $15,000           
2nd Place - $10,000           
3rd Place - $5,000

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Congratulations Mr. Ron Dean for 30 Years with WSB!


Congratulations Mr. Dean on 30 years with WSB -- we wouldn't be the outstanding institution we are today without you!
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