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Bar Harbor Bank & Trust participates in American Heart Association’s Day of Red

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ELLSWORTH -  – To show support for the fight against heart disease in women, Bar Harbor Bank & Trust employees throughout the entire company voluntarily wore read on Friday, Feb. 4, which was National Wear Red Day. Wearing red is a simple yet powerful way to raise awareness of heart disease and stroke. Wear Red Day, sponsored by the American Heart Association, helps to educate women about heart disease and stroke. This is the second year that the bank has participated in the Go Red for Women movement.

The American Heart Association does medical research, plus awareness, education and community programs to help women live longer, stronger heart-healthy lives. For more information go to www.goredforwomen.org.

Founded in 1887, Bar Harbor Bank & Trust is a community bank with 12 locations along the coast of Maine. They offer a full range of financial services and products for families, businesses, and non-profit organizations. Bar Harbor Bank & Trust is a subsidiary of Bar Harbor Bankshares (AMEX:BHB). For more information call 288-3314 or go to www.bhbt.com.

For More Information:

Contact Name: Cathy Planchart

Telephone Number: (207)667-7100

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Email: cplanchart@bhbt.com