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Northeast Bank’s Matt Gutshall Wins YPLAA Community Involvement Award

Lewiston, Maine
November 19th, 2010

Northeast Bank is proud to announce that Matt Gutshall, a client specialist at Northeast’s Gateway location, received the Young Professionals of the Lewiston Auburn Area’s (YPLAA) Community Involvement Award.

YPLAA works to strengthen a vibrant young professional community by promoting career, social, and community development. The Community Involvement Award is given to a member who has exhibited determination and devotion to the betterment of the Lewiston-Auburn Area

“Matt is not only a leader and ambassador to the Lewiston-Auburn community; he also volunteers more than 800 hours a year to the Big Brother and Big Sisters Program. Starting out as a Big Brother in high school, Matt now coordinates and runs many of the fundraising events that keep the Androscoggin chapter alive.  He coordinated 16 teams from Northeast Bank for the “Bowl for Kids’ Sake” an event held earlier this year, that net more than $2,500 for the program. Matt also volunteers for special community events such as the Relay for Life Race for the American Cancer Society,” said Sue Conant-Martins, Program Coordinator at the Androscoggin County Chamber of Commerce.

“Matt consistently demonstrates leadership and a personal dedication to community service, exemplifying our vision for being good corporate citizens and giving back. We are very proud of his accomplishments and recognition,” says Jim Delamater, President of Northeast Bank.

Matt has been a Client Specialist for Northeast bank since 2008. He is graduating from Saint Joesph’s College of Maine this December and will hold a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration in Business Finance. He resides in Lewiston.

About Northeast Bank

Northeast Bank, a leader in delivering one-stop shopping for financial services, is headquartered in Lewiston, Maine and is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Northeast Bancorp (NASDAQ:  NBN). The Company has approximately $629 million in assets as of September 30, 2010  and operates 23 retail outlets, including 10 bank branches, 11 insurance offices and 3 financial centers serving the financial needs of western, central, mid-coastal and southern Maine, as well as seacoast New Hampshire. Information regarding Northeast Bank can be found on its website at www.northeastbank.com or by contacting 1-800-284-5989. Find NEB on Facebook * Join the NEB group on LinkedIn * Join NEB on Twitter: @northeast_bank * Check out the NEB YouTube Channel