Potsdam Community Bank branch helping kick off Empire State Winter Games with torch stop
Monday, January 27, 2020 - 9:15 am

POTSDAM -- The Potsdam Community Bank N.A. branch at 64-70 Market St. will help kickoff the 2020 Empire State Winter Games by participating in an Olympic-style torch relay on Thursday, Jan. 30 at 9:30 a.m.

The games’ torch will follow two routes starting in Buffalo and Manhattan with both ending in Lake Placid.

The torch will stop at select Community Bank branches, including Potsdam, during its journey.

The torch will be welcomed at the branch with a celebration hosted by bank team members, complete with a welcome banner, posters, balloons and t-shirts.

Other participating branches include Gowanda, Orchard Park, Waterloo, Cazenovia, Oneida, Ticonderoga, Saranac Lake, Tupper Lake, Kinderhook, Valatie and Lake Placid.

Community Bank N.A. is the title sponsor for the 2020 Empire State Winter Games, which will be held in Lake Placid Jan. 30 through Feb. 2 where more than 2,300 athletes of all ages are expected to participate.