BRIDGEHAMPTON, N.Y., August 1, 2012 – On Monday, August 27, Bridgehampton National Bank will sponsor the Long Island Horse Show Series for Riders with Disabilities (LIHSSRD), a competition for disabled riders held at The Hampton Classic in Bridgehampton, New York. Sponsorship of this event is part of the Bank's commitment to community service at the grassroots level. Bridgehampton National Bank has been a Hampton Classic Sponsor for more than 15 years and has sponsored the Riders with Disabilities event since 2008.
Kevin M. O'Connor, president and chief executive officer, commented, "We are delighted to be the sponsor of this event for the last five years. Every person deserves a chance to shine, and this event is a wonderful opportunity for disabled riders to enjoy participating at a world-class horse show." Mr. O'Connor will be on hand to present the riders ribbons midday on Monday.
Founded in 1910, Bridgehampton National Bank operates 21 retail branches in Suffolk County, New York. Known as the local bank for local business, BNB has a history of strong financial performance, conservative underwriting standards, personalized service and accessible management. Its commitment to these principles has set it apart. BNB was recently named number 9 of the top 200 community banks in the country by American Banker magazine.
The Bridgehampton National Bank has a tradition of active community involvement that supports local programs and initiatives related to the environment, education, health care, the arts, social services and issues that impact the quality of life on Long Island.