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Events and Awards

Seamen’s Bank is proud to support the Provincetown Harbor Swim for Life
& Paddler Flotilla 

Provincetown, MA — Seamen’s Bank is proud to be the lead sponsor of the 31st Swim for Life that will take place on Saturday, September 8 in Provincetown Harbor. Swimmers, kayakers, boaters and volunteers from across the US and beyond are invited to participate in the 1.4-mile harbor crossing. The annual, post-Labor Day event, which has raised over $5M for the community since its inception in 1988, and includes the Celebration of Life Concert, the Mermaid Brunch and the Awards Ceremony.

Seamen’s Bank will be selling Swim for life t-shirts at their Main Office in Provincetown. This year’s t-shirt design, created from a Tree of Life image from Haiti and designed by Ellen Lebow with Andrea Pluhar.

For more information on the event please visit Swim 4 Life.


Join us in supporting Cape Cod Children’s Place, Wish Upon a Star

Provincetown, MA — Seamen’s Bank is proud to be the presenting sponsor of Cape Cod Children’s Place event, Wish Upon A Star taking place on Saturday, August 11th at Truro Vineyards

The Wish Upon A Star event is the major fund-raising initiative of Cape Cod Children’s Place and more important than ever as demand for local families continues to grow. Proceeds from this event support their family programs and the children they nurture. This annual fundraising event was created to replace state funding which continues to be cut annually.  CCCP is a non-profit (Tax ID: 04-326-5972) resource, referral, and education center committed to providing high-quality care, support and advocacy for families with young

children in order to sustain a healthy community for Cape Cod’s future.

Tickets are now on sale – price includes incredible food from Sumptuous Catering, local oysters, Ben & Jerry’s ice cream sundae bar, Hog Island beer, Truro Vineyards wine & South Hollow Spirits welcome cocktail!

Visit Cape Cod Children’s Place to buy tickets.


Seamen’s Bank was proud to participate in the
2018 Portuguese Festival Parade!

Provincetown, MA — Seamen’s Bank was proud to be a part of the Annual Portuguese Festival Parade on June 23, 2018.


Seamen’s Bank Holds Annual Corporators Meeting, Lori Meads elected President

Provincetown, MA —Seamen’s Bank held their Annual Corporators Meeting on Tuesday, June 12, 2018. The Board of Trustees of Seamen’s Bank elected Lori Meads as the new President of Cape Cod’s Oldest Community Bank. Past President John Roderick will continue to serve as Chairman of the Board of Trustees.

Roderick’s career at Seamen’s Bank started in 1991 as a Vice President. He has served as President for twenty-five years.

Meads started her career at Seamen’s Bank in 1992 as a teller and has had various promotions over the years. Along with the role of President, Meads will continue her current role as CEO of Seamen’s Bank and Executive Director of Seamen’s Long Point Charitable Foundation. Meads is involved in several non-profit organizations on the Lower and Outer Cape including; Member, Town of Truro Finance Committee; Treasurer, Provincetown 400 Executive Committee; Board Member, Helping Our Women (HOW); Board Member, Sustainable Cape; Board Member, Accessible Provincetown; Past President, Advisory Committee, Community Development Partnership and Administrator, Pilgrims’ First Landing Park.

Meads has been recognized for her commitment to her community, in 2016 she was named Community Bank Hero by Banker & Tradesman and has just recently been awarded the Portuguese Heritage Award by Marcelo Nuno Duarte Rebelo de Sousa, President of the Portuguese Republic, for her many contributions to the Portuguese community.

Meads holds a Bachelor’s Degree of Science in Business Administration from Bryant College (now Bryant University) and a MBA from The New England College of Business. She is a Truro native and still resides there with her husband, Michael and daughter, Emily.


Portuguese American
Heritage Day

Provincetown, MA —Lori Meads, Chief Executive Officer of Seamen’s Bank was awarded the “Portuguese Heritage Award” by Marcelo Nuno Duarte Rebelo de Sousa, President of the Portuguese Republic yesterday June, 11th at the Massachusetts State House for the 34th Portuguese American Heritage Day. Lori was nominated for this award by our State Representative, Sarah Peake for her contribution to the Portuguese community. Congratulations Lori!

Pictured: Antonio F. D. Cabral, State Representative, Sarah Peake, State Representative, Marcelo Nuno Duarte Rebelo de Sousa, President of the Portuguese Republic, Lori Meads, CEO of Seamen’s Bank, Marc R. Pacheco, Massachusetts State Senator


Seamen’s Bank Employee and Teller of the Year

Provincetown, MA — John Roderick, President of Seamen’s Bank, announced that Seamen’s Bank employees have chosen Denise Lisbon for Employee of the Year and Ashley Zona for Teller of the Year. With their motivation and willingness to go beyond expectations to assist their customers and co-workers, their love for their work at their community bank is obvious.