York Traditions Bank in Our Community

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Lindsey Keeney-Richards: York Traditions Bank Artist Feature

Community Connections

Local artists are small business owners and the arts create far-reaching economic impact throughout our community. York Traditions Bank feels privileged that these artists are our neighbors and ...

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Celebrate National Bike Month with Bike York

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Video showcasing Phase 3 of the York County Heritage Rail Trail expansion, this section connects York City to John Rudy Park via the Northern Extension of the trail. Eventually, this section ...

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York Traditions Bank Receives a 2019 Downtown First Award

Community Connections

Long before our doors opened at our Downtown York branch at 100 N. George St., York Traditions Bank has been committed to being a part of the York City community.

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Pictured (left to right) are: Keith Sheffer, York Traditions Bank Director of Loan Administration; Tammy Klunk, Director of York County Parks; Attorney Amanda Snoke-Dubbs, York County Parks Foundation Board Member; and Vickie Chronister, York Traditions Bank Director of Operations.

Thanks For Helping Us Donate $5000 to York County Parks!

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In 2018, we had so much fun supporting York County Parks with our "Part with the Paper, Provide for the Parks"campaign. During this program, we asked you, our customers, to make the switch to ...

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Standing (left to right): Gene Draganosky, President and CEO of York Traditions Bank; Avery Martz, Hanover High School; Sarah Groetz, Dallastown Area High School; Olivia Quartey, Central York High School; Carolyn Schaefer, Her Traditions Founder and Champion; Seated (left to right): Shaely Gamble,  Dover Area High School; Jenna Bittinger, Northern High School.

2018 Her Traditions Scholarship Recipients Announced

Community Connections, Her Traditions, News

2018 marks the eighth year for York Traditions Bank’s “Her Traditions Scholarship Program.” Five winners were chosen from among the many applicants based on their “superior leadership ...

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Ophelia Chambliss: York Traditions Bank Artist Feature

Community Connections

We are All Connected: Showcasing Diversity Through Art Video from York Storyman, Randy Flaum, about Contiguous Local artists are small business owners and the arts create far-reaching ...

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Supporting Our Community through EITC Donations

Community Connections

Supporting Education in our Community through EITC At York Traditions Bank, service and commitment to our community are a part of who we are. We're honored to give back to local nonprofits through ...

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(Left to Right): Melissa Moore, Wellness Committee Chair and Personal Banking Delivery Specialist;

York Traditions Bank Associates Turn Wellness Points into Donations

Community Connections, News

Associates give back over $2800 to York County organizations York Traditions Bank’s Wellness Program, with the mantra of “Be Well … Learn Well … Do Well”, focuses on the Physical, ...

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Rita Whitney: York Traditions Bank Artist Feature

Community Connections, News

Supporting the arts is bedrock to our culture at York Traditions Bank. Local artists are small business owners and the arts create far-reaching economic impact throughout our community. We also ...

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FestivICE is Back in 2018!

Community Connections, News

York’s Winter Ice Festival Brings the Party to Downtown York on January 13! York Traditions Bank and Eventive, the events division of the York Revolution, are excited to announce the fourth ...

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Help Us Give Back This Holiday Season

Community Connections, News

At York Traditions Bank, giving back to our community is a part of who we are. This holiday season, help us support our local community through the Holiday of Hope campaign and the Christmas ...

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#ShopSmall in York and Hanover

Community Connections, News

Saturday, November 25 is #SmallBusinessSaturday What’s Small Business Saturday, you ask? It’s a celebration of the local, independent, small businesses that make our community special and ...

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York Traditions Bank President & CEO Eugene Draganosky, left, Eventive Director Adam Nugent, and York Revolution President Eric Menzer join the FestivICE Yeti and Revolution mascot DownTown in celebrating the extension of York Traditions Bank’s sponsorship of Eventive.

York Traditions Bank Continues Eventive Partnership

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Bank Renews Presenting Sponsorship of York Halloween Parade, FestivICE, and July4York York residents will continue to celebrate, haunt, and “laugh at the cold” for the next three years. York ...

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Standing (left to right): Gene Draganosky, President and CEO of York Traditions Bank; Sahara Wilt, York Suburban High School; Erin O'Connor, South Western High School; Carolyn Schaefer, Managing Director of Specialized Banking; Seated; Seated (left to right): Sharlie Taylor, Red Lion Area Senior High School; Anya Grunewald, Dallastown Area High School; Inset: Erin O'Malley, West York Area High School

2017 Her Traditions Scholarship Recipients Announced

Community Connections, Her Traditions, News

2017 marks the seventh year for York Traditions Bank’s “Her Traditions Scholarship Program.” Five winners were chosen from among the many applicants based on their “superior leadership ...

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Pictured with Bob Woods, Executive Director for United Way of York County (second from right) are York Traditions Bank representatives (left to right) Carolyn Schaefer, Managing Director of Specialized Banking; Gene Draganosky, President & CEO; and Melissa Moore, Personal Banking Delivery Specialist and coordinator of the donations.

Christmas Emergency Fund Raises over $13,000 for United Way

Community Connections, News

The York Daily Record/Evening Sun, through their annual Christmas Emergency Fund, teamed up with York Traditions Bank and United Way of York County to raise money for four United Way partner ...

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Left to Right: Wellness Committee Co-Chair Kristi Riley-Platt, Mortgage Services Operations Manager, presents a donation to Michael Smith, Executive Director of Big Brothers Big Sisters, along with Mike Huson, Managing Director Business Services and BBBS Board Member, and Wellness Committee member Darryl Eberly, Loan Accounting Specialist.

York Traditions Bank Wellness Participants Turn Points into Donations

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Associates contribute over $1900 to York County organizations York Traditions Bank’s Wellness Program, with the mantra of “Be Well … Learn Well … Do Well”, focuses on the Physical, ...

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Michael E. Kochenour

Mike Kochenour Named ICBA Community Banker of the Year – East

Community Connections, News

York Traditions Bank was notified by the The Independent Community Bankers of America® (ICBA) in Washington, DC that Michael E. Kochenour, York Traditions Bank Founder, Chairman and CEO is the ...

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Team Traditions Participates in UW Kickball Tournament

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Team Traditions joined eight other local companies to participate in the Kickball Tournament on Sat., Sept. 10th at the home of the York Revolution. This event was organized by the United Way of ...

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Gene Draganosky, President (left) will assume the CEO title from Mike Kochenour (right), Founder, Chairman and CEO as of January 1, 2017. Kochenour will remain as Board Chair and serve as Advisor in 2017.

York Traditions Bank Announces CEO Transition Timeline

Community Connections, News

York Traditions Bank (OTC Pink: YRKB) has announced that the succession plan put in motion last year will move into its next phase with the turn of the calendar year. Michael E. Kochenour ...

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Pictured in the photo are (L to R): Shawna Wager, Tina Inscore, Sandy Althoff, Sue Ann Randall, Jamie Reid, and Heather Mason.

Team Traditions Cleans Up Eastern Boulevard

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York Traditions Bank volunteers participated with the Great American Clean-up of PA Campaign on April 21. 2016 marks the 8th year our Eastern Boulevard team held their own “YTB Eastern ...

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Standing (left to right): Gene Draganosky, President of York Traditions Bank; Nancy Diaz, Hanover High School; Erin Brenneman, Red Land Area High School; Carolyn Schaefer, Managing Director of Specialized Banking; Seated (left to right): Bethany Weaver, West York Area High School; Ellen Greene, Spring Grove Area High School; Avery Apgar, Central York High School.

2016 Her Traditions Scholarship Recipients Announced

Community Connections, Her Traditions, News

2016 marks the sixth year for York Traditions Bank’s “Her Traditions Scholarship Program.” Five winners were chosen from among the many applicants based on their “superior leadership ...

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Brews and Skews Takes the Field on May 21!

Community Connections, News

One of the most successful food festivals in the area will return to Revs Stadium on Saturday, May 21, 2016 when Brews & Skews: Outfield Edition parks more than a dozen area favorite food ...

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Pictured (left to right): Michelle Fox, Olivia's House Administrative Coordinator, and K.C. Delp, Olivia's House Executive Director, accept a donation from York Traditions Bank Wellness Committee Co-Chairs Kristi Riley-Platt, Loan Administration Team Leader, and Melissa Moore, Personal Banking Delivery Specialist, along with Mike Sharp, York Traditions Bank Business Services Partner and Olivia’s House Board Member.

At York Traditions Bank, Wellness Works … and It Gives Back, Too!

Community Connections, News

York Traditions Bank’s Wellness Committee has developed a robust program with a mantra of “Be Well, Learn Well, Do Well,” reflecting the Physical, Educational, and Community aspects of ...

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“FestivIce” is back for 2016!

Community Connections, News

York’s Winter Ice Festival Expands to Downtown York on January 16! York Traditions Bank and Eventive, the events division of the York Revolution, have announced plans to relocate the ...

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Team Traditions Raises over $11,000 for LLS!

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York Traditions Bank Associates and their families took steps to fight cancer on Saturday, October 24, 2015. A team of dedicated walkers participated in the annual Light the Night Walk at Cousler ...

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York Traditions Bank presents July4York!

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York Traditions Bank is happy to sponsor July4York, York’s FREE Fourth of July community celebration and fireworks display at the York Revolution Stadium! In 2013 and 2014 10,000 patriots and ...

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Standing (left to right): Gene Draganosky, President of York Traditions Bank; Madelyn Devlin, York Catholic High School; Erika Gregory, Spring Grove Area Senior High School; Carolyn Schaefer, Managing Director – Personal Banking & Wealth Management; Seated (left to right): Brianna Oppong-Antwi, Eastern York High School; Elizabeth Anderson, Red Lion Area High School

2015 Her Traditions Scholarship Recipients Announced

Community Connections, Her Traditions, News

2015 marks the fifth year for York Traditions Bank’s “Her Traditions Scholarship Program.” We received our largest number of applications to date, ALL which were extremely impressive! ...

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Brews & Skews is Next Eventive Event!

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A Carnival of Food with Hoppin’ Brews & Rockin’ Bands Saturday, May 30, 2015 1 pm – 6 pm The York Revolution, York Traditions Bank and Eventive have announced a brand new, ...

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York Traditions Bank Board Member Elizabeth “Betty” Carson began her successful 33-year career at a small community bank and remained through many mergers, retiring in 2011 as Senior VP of Retail Banking with M&T. She joined the York Traditions Board in 2014 and discusses her role as the Chair of the Governance and Nominating Committee.

Elizabeth “Betty” Carson joins YTB Board of Directors

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York Traditions Bank is pleased to announce the addition of Elizabeth “Betty” Carson to our Board of Directors as the Bank continues to strategically build for the future. Since August 2014, ...

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RAYAC affiliate award presentation

REALTORS Association honors York Traditions Bank

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The REALTORS Association of York & Adams Counties (RAYAC) recently presented awards to outstanding members at its Awards & Installation Breakfast. York Traditions Bank received the ...

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“Her Perspective” spotlights JJ Sheffer on Fox43 News

Community Connections, Her Traditions

On Monday, December 8th, Heather Warner of Fox43 News at 4 talked with JJ Sheffer during “Her Perspective — Women Making an Impact on Central PA.” It seems that JJ has unlimited energy and ...

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Michael Hady Joins Bank as Business Development Partner

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York Traditions Bank announces the addition of well-known York area professional and community leader, Michael H. Hady III. A native of Meyersdale, PA, Mr. Hady obtained his Business degree ...

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Hanover branch ribbon cutting

Hanover Grand Opening Highlights

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What a wonderful welcome to Hanover! York Traditions Bank held an official Ribbon Cutting on Tuesday, October 28th, followed by a Grand Opening Tailgate Party on Saturday, November 1st! Despite ...

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Hanover Branch Plans Grand Opening for November 1st!

Community Connections, News

If you’ve driven down Eisenhower Drive in Hanover the last few months, you’ve witnessed a total transformation of the property between Wolf’s Furniture and Ryan’s Restaurant. What was a ...

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York Traditions Bank Partners with York Revolution to Sustain and Enhance Community Events

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The York Traditions Bank slogan of “Because we live here too,” rings truer than ever, with our commitment to enrich York County through community events.  York Traditions Bank has pledged a ...

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George Trout to Sign His Book at Eastern Blvd. Branch

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George Trout, Sr., a York County native, rarely leaves York Traditions Bank’s Eastern Boulevard branch without telling a story. In his career at WORK Radio, his experiences with York Little ...

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Pictured in the photo are (L to R): Lisa Cardone, Jamie Reid, Bonnie Oberlander, Heather Mason, Kathy Eveler, Sandy Althoff and Shawna Wagner.

Eastern Boulevard Team Cleans Up!

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York Traditions Bank volunteers participated in their 6th year with the Great American Clean-up of PA Campaign! The 2014 Great American Cleanup of PA began on March 1st and ran through May 31st ...

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Standing (left to right): Mike Kochenour, President and CEO of York Traditions Bank; Madison Collins – Spring Grove High School; Abbey Barnhart – Susquehannock High School; Jennifer Wenger – Central York High School; and Carolyn Schaefer, Managing Director — Personal Banking & Wealth Management. Seated (left to right): Conchita Garcia – York Country Day School; Megan Chubb – West York High School.

2014 Her Traditions Scholarship Recipients Announced

Community Connections, Her Traditions, News

2014 marks the fourth year for York Traditions Bank’s “Her Traditions Scholarship Program.” We received our largest number of applications to date, ALL which were extremely ...

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Representatives from the Hanover community join the management of York Traditions Bank for a groundbreaking ceremony on the afternoon of Monday, May 19, 2014 at the site of our new branch to be built at 361 Eisenhower Drive, Hanover. Left to right: Daniel Creep – Site Department Project Manager, LSC Design; Randy Funk – Architectural Project Manager, LSC Design; Hanover Mayor Ben Adams; Michael Hady - Hanover Project Consultant for York Traditions Bank; John Blecher - Managing Director, COO/CFO, York Traditions Bank; Michael Kochenour - Chairman, President & CEO, York Traditions Bank; Bob Monahan - CEO of Monahan Group; Gene Draganosky - Managing Director, Chief Community Banking Officer, York Traditions Bank; Mark Riggs - Board President, Hanover Area Chamber of Commerce; Barbara Krebs - Hanover Borough Manager; Mike Kelly - Hanover Market Executive, York Traditions Bank; Teresa Gregory - Managing Director, Mortgage Services, York Traditions Bank; Don Smith - President, Conewago Enterprises; Ray Menges – General Manager, Conewago/Hoffheins Division.

Hanover, Here We Come!

Community Connections, News

This fall, York Traditions Bank will have a new address to add to our list of retail locations — 361 Eisenhower Drive, Hanover. The property between Wolf Furniture and Ryan’s, and across from ...

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White Street Team Marches for Babies!

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On Sunday, April 27th, Associates of our White Street branch, along with their friends and family, participated in the March of Dimes Walk for Babies at John Rudy Park in York. This is the 4th year ...

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Introducing “Her Perspective” on WPMT Fox43 Morning News

Community Connections, EnrichU, Her Traditions, News

Monday, May 5th was the premiere of “Her Perspective — Women Making an Impact in Central PA” on WPMT Fox43 Morning News! We are proud to sponsor this feature, and our own Carolyn Schaefer ...

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Pictured (L to R) are Mike Kochenour, President and CEO of York Traditions Bank; Barry Strine, President of Strine’s Heating and Air Conditioning and President of the York Builders Association; Tom Corbett, Governor of the state of Pennsylvania; and Kevin Miles, President of Miles Maytag Home Appliance Center.

York Traditions Bank Partners with York Builders Association for Their 50th Anniversary

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Since 1964, the York Builders Association has been York County’s greatest resource for the home building and remodeling industry. With a motto of “Live Local, Build Local” YBA members provide ...

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Pictured are (L to R) Amanda Shank and Jonathan Fisher from the York County Food Bank, along with Melissa Moore, Mike Kochenour and Carolyn Schaefer from York Traditions Bank.

The York Community Donates to the York County Food Bank

Community Connections, News

2013 marked the third year that York Traditions Bank has been honored to be the collection point for the York Daily Record/Sunday News Christmas Emergency Fund. Contributions for last year's fund, ...

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United Way Day of Action

Community Connections

Shadowfax Corporation York Traditions Associates helped sort shoes at Shadowfax Corporation as part of United Way of York County’s Day of Action. They sorted and matched 352 pairs of shoes, ...

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Eastern Boulevard Team Cleans Up!

Community Connections, News

This is the 5th year our Eastern Boulevard Associates have participated in The Great American Cleanup — an effort to beautify our community by collecting trash and litter. The branch's ...

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White Street Team Supports March of Dimes

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Last Saturday, York Traditions Bank’s White Street staff raised money and awareness for the March of Dimes by participating in the March for Babies! Team Traditions beat their goal from last ...

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