Winners Announced for First National Bank Photo Contest

Matthew Burden of Calais won the wall calendar image category with this submission in First National Bank's annual customer photo calendar contest.

First National Bank is proud to announce the winners of its tenth annual Customer Photo Calendar Contest. Fourteen color photographs have been chosen from over 150 entries, and each winning photographer will be awarded a $100 cash prize. The images will appear in the Bank’s 2018 desk calendar and wall calendar, which will be available to customers in all offices of First National Bank by mid-November.    

The winning entrants are: Cover – Debora Snyder of West Boothbay Harbor; January – Robin Wellman of Levant; February – Kevin Shields of Rockport; March – Lynne Strasenburgh of Blue Hill; April – Matthew Czuchra of Camden; May – Moe Chen of Scarborough; June – Roe Chiacchio of Camden; July – Lynn Wilson of Arlington, VA; August – Hannah Johnson of Boothbay; September – Eric Novella of Southwest Harbor; October – Ted Stump of Aurora, CO; November – Lisa Rogers of Dennysville; December – Nicole Mank of Jefferson; wall calendar image – Matthew Burden of Calais.    

First National Bank began asking its customers in February to submit their very best original, scenic Maine shots. All customers of First National Bank, professionals and amateurs, employees and their family members were encouraged to enter the contest. To continue First National Bank’s tradition of being a  genuine Maine community bank, the custom calendars are being designed by Elm Street Marketing Essentials in Camden.  

“Every year we are amazed by the spectacular photographs taken by our customers,” said Susan Norton, Executive Vice President. “Producing a custom photo desk calendar that highlights our customers’ talents and the natural beauty of our state is such a win-win situation. We look forward to sharing the 2018 desk calendar this fall.”    

First National Bank is an independent community bank with 16 offices in Lincoln, Knox, Hancock, Washington and Penobscot Counties. For more information about First National Bank, please call 800-564-3195 or visit Find us on Facebook.