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C&N Celebrates 160 Years of Building Relationships & Empowering Communities

WELLSBORO, PA (Citizens & Northern Corporation, NASDAQ: CZNC) – C&N commemorated its 160th-anniversary with a week-long celebration throughout the bank that culminated with ringing the NASDAQ opening bell on March 22nd, 2024.

Brad Scovill, President and CEO, said during the NASDAQ ceremony; “I have reflected on what 160 years of banking has meant to the customers and communities that C&N has served. And, thought about the relationships we’ve built with generations of families, the businesses that got their start by walking through our doors with an idea and a dream, and the countless employees who kept C&N flourishing through good times and bad. I’m humbled by the magnitude of our history, and optimistic for the future the current team is working to create.” 

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Founded in 1864 as The First National Bank of Wellsborough, and through almost a dozen mergers and acquisitions, C&N now operates 30 locations across 12 counties in Pennsylvania and New York. Throughout its history, C&N has maintained a long and stable community banking tradition committed to strengthening local economies and creating value through lifelong relationships with customers, teammates, shareholders, and communities. An inherent enthusiasm for service to others, combined with the ability to adapt and innovate remain the constant ingredients of C&N’s 160 record of success. 

Surrounded by C&N's executive team and board of directors, Scovill recognized the echoes of history and the constant need to evolve. "I'm honored to be here with this group of leaders representing the hundreds of teammates back home, along with the hundreds more who helped shape C&N over the last century and a half," Scovill concluded. "We look forward to extending our legacy and remain dedicated to creating value for our communities, customers and shareholders."

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