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North Shore Bank Kicks Off 36th Annual Candy Cane Lane With $1,000 “change for a Cure” Matching Donation for Childhood Cancer Research

Long-time partner of MACC Fund encourages community to join in on holiday spirit, 
bring in coins for free counting, and donate to fight childhood cancer

11/22/2021 8:00:00 AM
BROOKFIELD, Wis. – North Shore Bank today announced the community bank will help kick off the annual Candy Cane Lane holiday lights display by hosting North Shore Bank Night on Friday, Nov. 26 from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. During opening night, North Shore Bank will be onsite collecting donations for Midwest Athletes Against Childhood Cancer, Inc. (MACC Fund). Additionally, bank employees will be on hand to collect loose change for the North Shore Bank Change for a Cure drive.

“We’ve had a long-time partnership with Candy Cane Lane and the MACC Fund since its start in 1985, and we’re thrilled to be supporting the neighborhood event again this year,” said Joline Lazarski, branch manager for North Shore Bank. “Like last year, Candy Cane Lane is a great, safe way to festively celebrate the season, while supporting a crucial cause. We encourage everyone in the community to join us in donating to help fight childhood cancer this holiday season.”

North Shore Bank will also collect coins in its annual “Change for a Cure” matching campaign from Nov. 26 through Dec. 26 at all offices. Throughout the bank wide fundraiser, anyone who stops at a bank office will be able to count their coins for free and donate a portion or all of the funds to the MACC Fund, which uses the funds to support the Medical College of Wisconsin, Children's Hospital, University of WI, Cancer Center and Marshfield Clinic. The bank will match the donations up to $1,000.

Candy Cane Lane’s Mascot Night will be held from 6 to 9 p.m. on Friday, Dec. 4.  Mascots from around Milwaukee, including North Shore Bank’s own Seymour Savings, will welcome spectators to the holiday wonderland.

Each season, the West Allis neighborhood bounded by Oklahoma to Montana Avenues and 92nd to 96th Streets is transformed into a festive holiday lights display called Candy Cane Lane. People come from all over the Midwest to drive or stroll through the uniquely decorated neighborhood. The free event runs from Friday, Nov. 26 through Sunday, Dec. 26. In addition to donating at the branches listed, visitors can make a MACC Fund donation at Candy Cane Lane throughout the event and can donate online at www.candycanelanewi.com.

North Shore Bank, headquartered in Brookfield, is a mutual savings bank and has assets of over $2.5 billion and 45 offices throughout eastern Wisconsin and northern Illinois. Wisconsin locations are in metro Milwaukee, Germantown, Ozaukee County, Racine, Kenosha, Appleton, Menasha, Green Bay and surrounding areas, Burlington, Union Grove, Muskego, and Door County. Locate a North Shore Bank office. You can also connect with the bank on LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, and Instagram.
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