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Citizens Bank Hosts Third Annual Small Business Community Champion Award

February 11, 2020 GMT

BOSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Feb 11, 2020--

Citizens Bank is hosting a contest to award small businesses in four major markets including Boston, Philadelphia, Pittsburgh and Cleveland to celebrate the extraordinary contributions small businesses make to their communities. Citizens Bank Small Business Community Champion Award will honor two small business in each market with either $20,000 or $10,000 to engage with and strengthen their communities and their businesses. Nominations are open until March 2, 2020, 11:59 p.m. ET.


Citizens Bank Small Business Community Champion Award Contest: For-Profit Small businesses can enter to win up to $20,000 honoring the contributions made to their communities. To enter, eligible businesses must upload an essay (150 Words Max) and a maximum of two photos to the contest website that answer, “What would your business do with the Small Business Community Champion Award to strengthen both your company and community?” Official rules, additional instructions and requirements regarding entry and submission is provided on the Contest Website.



Submissions are open from February 3 until March 2, 2020 at 11:59 p.m. ET.



To enter, please go to: https://citizensbank.businesschampion.dja.com/



For-profit small businesses in operation for at least two years with up to $10M in revenue in Boston, Philadelphia, Pittsburgh and Cleveland. Additional restrictions apply.

About Citizens Financial Group, Inc.
Citizens Financial Group, Inc. is one of the nation’s oldest and largest financial institutions, with $165.7 billion in assets as of December 31, 2019. Headquartered in Providence, Rhode Island, Citizens offers a broad range of retail and commercial banking products and services to individuals, small businesses, middle-market companies, large corporations and institutions. Citizens helps its customers reach their potential by listening to them and by understanding their needs in order to offer tailored advice, ideas and solutions. In Consumer Banking, Citizens provides an integrated experience that includes mobile and online banking, a 24/7 customer contact center and the convenience of approximately 2,700 ATMs and approximately 1,100 branches in 11 states in the New England, Mid-Atlantic and Midwest regions. Consumer Banking products and services include a full range of banking, lending, savings, wealth management and small business offerings. In Commercial Banking, Citizens offers corporate, institutional and not-for-profit clients a full range of wholesale banking products and services, including lending and deposits, capital markets, treasury services, foreign exchange and interest rate products, and asset finance. More information is available www.citizensbank.com or visit us on Twitter, LinkedIn or Facebook.

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