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WaterStone Bank Features Veteran-serving Nonprofits in Honor of Veterans Day

Wauwatosa, Wis. – 11/1/2019 – In honor of Veterans Day on November 11, WaterStone Bank will be partnering with 12 different veteran-serving organizations to honor the veteran community. Each WaterStone Bank branch will be honoring a veteran-serving nonprofit, who will receive a $500 donation from the WaterStone Bank Foundation and an in-branch display table during the entire month of November (see list below).

“We are proud, and honored, at WaterStone Bank to give back to the men and women who fight for our freedom. We cannot thank them enough for their service. We are the Land of the Free because of the Brave,” said Doug Gordon, WaterStone Bank President and CEO.

  • Brookfield – Feast of Crispian
  • Fox Point/North Shore – Hometown Heroes
  • Franklin/Hales Corners – Fitness 22 Foundation
  • Germantown/Menomonee Falls – Veterans for Diversity
  • Greenfield/Loomis Rd – Paralyzed Veterans of America Wisconsin Chapter
  • Oak Creek/27th Street – Veterans Outreach of Wisconsin
  • Oconomowoc/Lake Country – Operation Finally Home      
  • Pewaukee – National Association for Black Veterans (NABVETS)
  • Waukesha/Brookfield – Wisconsin Veterans Foundation
  • Wauwatosa/State St – Milwaukee Homeless Veterans Initiative
  • West Allis/Greenfield Ave. – Center for Veterans Issues
  • West Allis/National Ave. – Heroes for Healthcare

In addition to featuring veteran-serving organizations in WaterStone Bank branches this month, WaterStone Bank and Waterstone Mortgage will be partnering to host a veteran-related home buying seminar on Thursday, November 14 from 6:00-7:30 p.m. at WaterStone Bank’s West Allis branch, located at 10101 W. Greenfield Ave. The seminar will go over VA loan program benefits, down payment options, eligibility requirements, the importance of pre-approval and more. To register, visit wsb-wmc.eventbrite.com.

WaterStone Bank recognizes veterans throughout the year through events, outreach, and exclusive product offerings. The WaterStone Bank Foundation has donated more than $500,000 to organizations that support the military and veterans since veterans initiatives were added to WaterStone Bank’s charitable giving areas of focus in 2015.

Are you an Active Duty Service Member, Military Veteran, Reserve or National Guard Service Member? We invite you to take advantage of the many banking benefits available through our Military Valor Program (MVP). More information available at wsbonline.com.


About WaterStone Bank

WaterStone Bank, established in 1921, offers a full suite of personal and business banking products. The community bank has branches in Wauwatosa/State St, Brookfield, Fox Point/North Shore, Franklin/Hales Corners, Germantown/Menomonee Falls, Greenfield/Loomis Rd, Oak Creek/27th St, Oconomowoc/Lake Country, Pewaukee, Waukesha/Brookfield, West Allis/Greenfield Ave and West Allis/National Ave, Wisconsin along with a commercial lending branch in Minneapolis, Minnesota. WaterStone Bank is the parent company to Waterstone Mortgage, which offers mortgage banking offices in 47 states. For more information about WaterStone Bank, go to http://www.wsbonline.com. Follow WaterStone Bank on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, YouTube, and Instagram.

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