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Wayne, NJ (July 13, 2022) – The New Jersey Pride Chamber of Commerce (NJPCC)
is proud to announce that it has secured a Supporting Level sponsorship from Spencer
Savings Bank, one of New Jersey’s strongest community banks. The bank specializes
in delivering premier banking products and services for consumers and businesses and
is deeply committed to the communities it serves.

Pictured below at the check presenting ceremony from L to R: Gus Penaranda, NJPCC Executive Director, Noah Michael O'Hare, Financial Center Manager of Spencer Savings Bank in Ewing, and Stephen Peters Blazejewski, CFP®, NJPCC President.

During a special presentation ceremony at the Spencer Savings Bank’s Westfield
Financial Center, Noah Michael O’Hare, an NJPCC Ambassador and Ewing Financial
Center Manager, presented a $5,000 check donation on behalf of Spencer Savings
Bank, to Gus Penaranda, Executive Director of NJPCC and Stephen P. Blazejewski,
President of NJPCC.

“At Spencer, we draw strength from diversity,” stated Jose B. Guerrero, Chairman and
CEO of Spencer Savings Bank. “We are deeply committed to supporting various
community organizations throughout our service areas that help all our community
members live more productive, fulfilled and enriched lives. We are proud to partner with
the New Jersey Pride Chamber of Commerce to help provide LGBTQ+ business owners
in New Jersey with a variety of business and professional development resources.”

“Spencer Savings Bank has made it clear that their commitment to LGBTQ+ community
extends far beyond just changing their logo to rainbow colors during Pride Month,” says
Penaranda. “We are grateful to Spencer Savings Bank for their generous support of
NJPCC and are excited to develop our partnership to benefit our LGBTQ+-owned
businesses over the coming year.”


Since 2013, the New Jersey Pride Chamber of Commerce has been the premier LGBTQ+ and allied business organization committed to facilitating successful business collaborations and increasing the economic staying power of its diverse membership. As an inclusive platform for business visionaries, the Chamber is the first stop for LGBTQ+ and allied entrepreneurs seeking to grow and access opportunities.Its primary mission is to promote the economic growth and development of the local community and help to better serve its members’ businesses by providing resources and opportunities for education, networking, and community engagement.

For more information, please visit or connect with the NJ Pride Chamber of Commerce on LinkedIn, Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter.

The NJ Pride Chamber of Commerce is an official affiliate of the National LGBT Chamber of Commerce (NGLCC). It offers LGBT Business Enterprise (LGBTBE) Certification ® as a benefit of membership with the organization. Certified LGBTBEs are routinely sought after by over 300 NGLCC Corporate Partners who are looking to increase their spend with the LGBTQ+ business community. Certified LGBTBEs are also eligible for scholarship programs, mentorship and leadership training, and other business development tools.

About Spencer Savings Bank:
Spencer Savings Bank, a leading New Jersey-based community bank headquartered in Elmwood Park, N.J., has been serving its local communities with integrity and pride for more than 100 years. The bank has almost $4 billion in total assets and operates 26 financial centers throughout New Jersey. Spencer
specializes in delivering premier banking products and services for consumers and businesses. Visit for more information.

Media Contact:
Andrea M. Garcia


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