Visit us at the Buy Local Expo

The Buy Local Expo, produced and hosted by the Ulster County Regional Chamber of Commerce, is the premier business expo in the region. Members from all sectors of the business community are in attendance and display their goods, products and services to hundreds of local residents who attend the Expo.

Sawyer Savings Bank is happy to be participating in the Ulster County Chamber of Commerce 19th Annual Buy Local Expo. The event will be at The Diamond Mills Conference Center in Saugerties, NY on September 16th from noon until 5:00 p.m.

Visit our booth for valuable deposit and loan information as well as fun giveaways, while supplies last.

New this year – Business Seminars at the Expo

Offered by the Ulster County Regional Chamber of Commerce Foundation

2:00 pm Playing the Game of Google
Speaker: Doug Motel
Sponsor: Site Optimized

2:30 pm Designing an Expo Booth
Speakers: Lucia Pecore, Assistant Director of SUNY Admissions and Burnelle Roser, Assistant Director of the Ulster Community College Foundation
Sponsor: SUNY Ulster

3:00 pm Strategic Marketing – Understanding, Reaching and Influencing Customers
Speaker: Mary Jalloh, demographic study “Our changing world in Ulster County”
Sponsor: Ulster BOCES

3:30 pm Are You Ready – Fire, Hurricane, Flood, Cyber?
Speaker: Arnaldo Sehwerert, SBDC
Sponsor: Marshall & Sterling

4:00 pm Wellness in the Worksite
Speaker: Marge Gagnon, RN, Community Heart Health Coalition of Ulster County and Laurie Mozian, HealthAlliance Hudson Valley
Sponsor: Emergency One

We Love Ribs!

Hudson Valley Ribfest Graphic

Sawyer Savings Bank is a proud supporter of the Highland Rotary Club and 2015 Hudson Valley RIBFEST! We are happy to, not only support this event through donation, but will be showing community support through volunteerism at the event by members of our staff. If you see us there, say “hello”!

To learn more about the RIBFEST or the Highland Rotary Club, visit their website at:

Welcome Shannon Kavanagh!

Sawyer Savings Bank would like to welcome Shannon Kavanagh to the position of Teller in our Highland Branch Office. Shannon joined the Sawyer Savings Bank team on June 19, 2015, coming to us from a company in Poughkeepsie where she worked since 2010, gaining valuable knowledge that we are sure will help in her success as a Teller for Sawyer Savings Bank.

Shannon’s friendly, outgoing, and positive personality is sure to be an asset to our staff and we couldn’t be happier to have her here to serve our customers! Welcome, Shannon!

Meet Savanna Link, our newest Assistant Branch Manager

Savanna Link Headshot

Sawyer Savings Bank would like to congratulate Savanna Link, who has been promoted to the position of Assistant Branch Manager in our Highland Branch Office.

Savanna started her career at Sawyer Savings Bank in 2008 as a Teller. Since that time she has trained to learn the duties to back up the position of Assistant Branch Manager, making her a great candidate to fill the position when it became available.

Savanna knows our customers well and enjoys her interactions with them, providing exceptional service and care. We have every confidence that she will be successful in her new position. Congratulations, Savanna!