Bank’s casual-dress events raise hundreds for charity

SIS Bank hosted bimonthly Casual for a Cause days in 2017 to raise funds for local organizations. Employees contributed at least $3 to wear denim instead of professional attire those days, raising more than $300 for each organization or charity that SIS Bank partnered with.

Organizations included the Salvation Army, United Way, Safe Kids Maine, Sanford Young Life, The Center for Wildlife and Maine Adaptive Sport and Recreation.

School bus driver honored for her dedication to safety

Student Transportation Inc. inducted Sanford school bus driver and trainer Nancy Stephan into its Wall of Fame, the company’s highest honor, Tuesday in Charleston, South Carolina.

Stephan was recognized for an impeccable attendance record and dedication to safety. She works closely with the Sanford Police Department and Fire Marshal’s Office to include them in monthly safety meetings and school bus evacuation drills.


Advocates of environment, health can seek scholarship

The deadline to apply for the Joseph A. DiPietro scholarship is May 15.

The scholarship serves students in Portland Water District member communities who will attend college and are interested in public health and the environment.

To apply, visit

Auburn, Portland seniors awarded scholarships

The Catholic Foundation of Maine has awarded its 2018 Lila Grace Sullivan Amirault scholarships to seniors Madison “Maddie” Leslie of Saint Dominic Academy in Auburn and Rachael Haskell of Cheverus High School.

Presented by Bishop Robert P. Deeley, the scholarships will help with college tuition costs. Leslie and Haskell will each receive $4,500.