May 1, 2009

Eastern Bank gives $25,000 to JRCL

Swampscott – Eastern Bank Chairman and CEO Richard Holbrook and football legend Doug Flutie recognized 49 community-based organizations — including six organizations focused on home foreclosure prevention programs — that earned grants totaling $800,000.
The Jewish Rehabilitation Centers for Living, based in Swampscott, received a $25,000 grant. The organizations were honored at the fifth annual Eastern Bank Community Quarterback event March 24 at University of Massachusetts Boston. The “Community Quarterback” program was started in 2005 to recognize leading organizations in the community and to date has awarded more than $3.5 million to more than 200 organizations.
Founded in 1818 and based in Boston, Eastern Bank is the largest independent and mutually owned bank in New England, with almost $7.0 billion in assets and more than 80 branches serving communities from the Merrimack Valley to Cape Cod.  Eastern Bank offers banking, investments and insurance all under one roof, and prides itself on working harder to understand its customers’ needs so it can deliver these services in a committed and personal way.  Eastern Bank’s subsidiaries include Eastern Wealth Management, Eastern Insurance and Fantini & Gorga, a real estate advisory firm. For more information, visit
The Jewish Rehabilitation Centers for Living eldercare system  includes the Jewish Rehabilitation Center, Woodbridge Assisted Living, Shapiro Rudolph Adult Day Center and JRCL Home Care, LLC.