In the Community

We do our best to be good citizens — just like you. We understand a successful company must also be a responsible member of the community. That’s why we strive to provide exceptional customer service and support many community projects and initiatives.

Community Involvement & Events

February 15-18, 2019

Clarks Summit Festival of Ice

The Bank will be participating in the 15th Annual Festival of Ice. The theme is ICE Wars.  The Bank will have a LIVE carving ice sculpture in front of its Administration building. On Saturday February 16th music will be provided in our Clarks Summit Branch lobby. Refreshments and free giveaways will be available in the office. 

February 1, 2019

Bank Employees Participate in National Wear Red Day

Bank employees will be participating in national Wear Red Day to support the American Heart Association. Employees participating are asked to donate $5 to be eligible to wear a red shirt and jeans in support of the American Heart Association.

January 2, 2019

Citizens Savings Bank donates $1000 to United Neighborhood Centers for 2019 Special Events.

November 2018

Students from Abington Heights High School and Lackawanna Trail High School painted the front branch windows of the Clarks Summit Branch in festive winter and holiday theme pictures to celebrate the season.

October  17, 2018

A team of 8 CSB volunteers will be participating in the upcoming Paint the Town 2018.  As part of the volunteer event, eligible homeowners will receive a Home Matters TM  Safety Kit customized to their expressed needs including items such as smoke and carbon dioxide detectors, safety lights, weather stripping, carpet tape, flash lights, non-slip mats, and other critical items for seniors in their homes in Scranton.

September 6, 2018

A team of Citizens employees participated in United Way of Lackawanna, Wayne and Monroe Counties annual Day of Caring. Employee volunteers helped spruce up the West Scranton Senior Center and served lunch to the seniors. Employees volunteered for Serving Seniors by visiting with residents from the Abington Manor in Clarks Summit. Also a team of employees helped with activities for Meals on Wheels in Monroe County. 

July 27, 2018

CSB will be hosting the Scranton Public Library's Pop Up Library at the bank's Center City Scranton branch location during 4 Fridays from July - October.   (7/24/18, 8/24/18, 9/28/18, & 10/26/18)

The Pop Up library will help with the following:

  • Help people to sign up for library cards or review their accounts
  • Have best seller books available to borrow
  • Provide information on digital resources offered at the library
  • Provide genealogy information

July 18, 2018

Citizens once again sponsored the HillSide Park Summer Concert series in the Abington Area.  Our own Lisa Akulonis,  Manager of Clarks Summit Branch emceed the event.  Lisa setup a table with CSB information and giveaways for the community in attendance. The band "Wanabees" played at the event and all attending had a great time. Additional pictures of the event can be found on and the facebook page of the Abington Area Joint Recreation Board. 

June 23, 2018

CSB participated in the South Scranton Block Party.  CSB had a table at the event which included a duck pond with variety of giveaways for the community. All attended had a great time.

June 9, 2018

CSB participated in the South Scranton Homeownership Fair sponsored by United Neighborhood Centers.  CSB staff setup a table at table at the event.  CSB staff provided information on various financing alternatives available to interested applicants as well as information on CSB's products and services. 

April 27, 2018

CSB employees will be holding a dress down day for Autism Speaks in all offices.  Employees will be allowed to wear jeans for a $5 donation.  Merchandise is available for purchase directly through Autism Speaks website. 

April 2018 - Community Banking Month


CSB is holding art in the offices during the month of April. Pocono Mountain East and West High school students are displaying their art during the month at the Bank's Mt. Pocono Branch Office and Abington Heights and Lackawanna Trail High Schools are displaying their student art in our Clarks Summit Branch.  An art show and reception was held on April 10th in the Mt. Pocono Office for students and their families. The event was well received by customers, staff students, friends and families.

A variety of fundraisers are being held throughout the month of April as noted below: 

  • Clarks Summit Branch is collecting monetary and food donations for Dalton Food Pantry as well as displaying art work throughout the month of April created by Abington Heights and Lackawanna Trail High School students. 
  • Center City Branch is collecting monetary and food donations for United Neighborhood Center's Angel's Attic Food Pantry.
  • South Scranton Branch office is collecting monetary and food donations for Catherine MCauley Center in Scranton
  • West Scranton Branch is collecting monetary and food donations for St. Patrick's Parish Food Pantry
  • Taylor Branch is collecting monetary and food donations for St. Michael's Orthodox Church Food Pantry in Old Forge
  • Honesdale Branch is holding a New and Gently Used Book Drive for the Wayne County Library
  • Mt. Pocono Branch held art in the offices during the month of April by displaying art work from local high school students from Pocono Mountain East and West High School.

CSB Staff Volunteer with local nonprofit organizations: Numerous bank employees will be volunteering at the West Scranton and Abington Senior Centers, UNC's Angel's Attic, Cinderella's Closet, local food pantry's, and Wayne County Library.

A customer appreciation day is being held on April 6th for our customers with lite refreshments and giveaways as a thank you for continuing to bank with us.

March 29, 2018

CSB employees participate in CASUAL DAY (Colon Cancer Awareness Saves Unlimited Adult Lives) for Northeast Regional Cancer Institute with a dress down day and by purchasing and selling Casual Day Pins in all branches.  The bank raised $535 in support of this great cause.

February 20, 2018

CSB sold  MDA Shamrocks during February and March in all branches. We presented a check to the MDA for $357 in support of this great cause.