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Kitsap Bank celebrating 105 years

Kitsap Bank marks 105 years of service to the Greater Puget Sound region on Aug. 8 and to help celebrate the event, the bank invites the public to their branches to celebrate with cake, cookies, and refreshments Aug. 5-9.

“We are honored to be serving as our community’s bank for over a century,” states Steve Politakis, chief executive officer. “While our bank has changed and evolved over the past century, our long-standing commitment to our customers and community has never wavered. Kitsap Bank will continue to be your community bank, focusing on our core values of relationships, community, and trust.”

Kitsap Bank is one of the oldest banks in the state. It was organized by a Seattle financier and three Port Orchard men, and opened for business in1908.

The bank was purchased in 1922 by Frank E. Langer, and has been owned by the same family for over 90 years.

Today, the banks is more than $900 million strong, with 19 branches in five Western Washington counties.

 

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