Cambridge Savings Bank Named Presenting Sponsor of Emerson Hospital's 5k Run ~ Walk for Cancer on June 4


For the second year in a row, Cambridge Savings Bank is the Presenting Sponsor of the  annual Emerson Hospital 5k Run ~ Walk for Cancer. The 16th annual community-wide event will take place on Saturday, June 4 at The Thoreau Club, 275 Forest Ridge Road, Concord. The event raises funds to support cancer care at the Mass General Cancer Center at Emerson Hospital - Bethke.

According to Ellen Poisson, Concord Branch Manager, Cambridge Savings Bank, “As a true community bank,  Cambridge Savings is deeply involved with supporting the financial needs of local people and families, while Emerson supports the health care needs of people and families in the community.  It is a natural partnership for Cambridge Savings and Emerson Hospital to work together to help the community thrive.  Our partnership last year was a great success and we are delighted to participate again this year.”

Each year, the Emerson Hospital 5k Run ~ Walk for Cancer brings the community together with a common goal of supporting care for cancer patients at Emerson.  “We are fortunate to have exceptional cancer care at Emerson right in our community,” said John Hickling, Emerson Hospital Board member, Run ~ Walk Co-Chair and a member of the Concord Runners group. “We are excited to have hundreds of families, runners and walkers participate in the Run ~ Walk this year to raise money for cancer care and enjoy a day of family fun and wellness.”

This year, the event will feature a timed 5k Run, a 5k Walk, a one-mile Fun Run for children ages 5-12, awards ceremonies, lunch and family activities including swimming, tie dye t-shirts, an inflatable obstacle course, volleyball, badminton, access to the pool and more. For more information about the event, sponsorships, or forming fundraising teams, please email or register online at  

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Emerson Hospital is a multi-site health system headquartered in Concord, Mass., with additional facilities in Sudbury, Groton and Westford. The 179-bed hospital provides advanced medical services to more than 300,000 individuals in 25 towns. To learn more, visit

Cambridge Savings Bank is a full-service financial institution with approximately $3.2 billion in assets that is committed to improving the quality of life in the communities it serves.  One of the oldest and largest community banks in Massachusetts, Cambridge Savings Bank offers a full line of individual and business banking services and has 17 banking centers located in Cambridge, Acton, Arlington, Bedford, Belmont, Burlington, Concord, Lexington, Newton Centre, Newtonville and Watertown.  For more information about Cambridge Savings Bank, go to