Staffers from The Simsbury Bank & Trust Co. and Starbucks Coffee (shown above) recently “adopted” a Bloomfield family, which it provided with an assortment of Christmas presents.

The employees of The Simsbury Bank & Trust Co.’s Bloomfield branch, in conjunction with the staff of its neighbor, Starbucks Coffee, recently “adopted” a Bloomfield family for which they provided an assortment of Christmas gifts.

The single father raising four children had signed up with Bloomfield’s Department of Social and Youth Services holiday gift program. Bank employees donated an assortment of gifts, plus two new bikes from one employee’s parents. Starbucks staff donated two weeks’ worth of tips with which they purchased presents, and the parents of two employees provided additional funds for gifts. Camilla Jones, director of the Department of Social and Youth Services, picked up the items and thanked all of the employees for their wonderful generosity to the family.

The Simsbury Bank & Trust Co. is a locally controlled, customer-friendly commercial bank for businesses and consumers with approximately $215 million in assets. The bank serves customers through full-service offices in Simsbury, Avon, Bloomfield, Canton and Granby, SBT Online Internet banking at and free ATM transactions at 2,800 machines throughout the northeastern United States via the SUM program, in addition to thousands of ATM locations worldwide and 24-hour telephone banking. The bank offers investment services through its wholly owned subsidiary, SBT Investment Services.

The stock of the bank’s parent company, SBT Bancorp, is traded over-the-counter under the ticker symbol OTCBB: SBTB.

Spirko Joins Rockville Bank

Joseph P. Spirko has joined Rockville Bank in the new position of Securities Exchange Commission accounting officer. Spirko is responsible for management of the bank’s SEC and Federal Deposit Insurance Corp. compliance reporting.

Spirko comes to Rockville Bank with two decades of diversified financial experience. For the past 16 years, he worked for Stanadyne Corp. in Windsor. He was the company’s accounting manager for the past 13 years, and was responsible for its SEC reporting for the last nine years.

A graduate of Bryant University with a degree in business administration, Spirko is a member of the Connecticut Society of Certified Public Accountants.

Spirko lives in East Granby with his wife, Linda, and their two daughters. He is the vice president of the board of directors of the East Granby Public Library and treasurer of the East Granby Soccer Association.

Rockville Bank is an 18-branch community bank serving Tolland and Hartford counties. It strives to provide a convenient banking lifestyle for residents and businesses in Coventry, East Hartford, East Windsor, Ellington, Enfield, Glastonbury, Manchester, Rockville, Somers, South Glastonbury, South Windsor, Suffield, Vernon and seven days a week in Tolland. The bank operates four supermarket locations that are open seven days a week.