Rockland Trust to Sponsor the Plymouth Philharmonic Orchestra

PLYMOUTH, Mass. (October 16, 2013) - Rockland Trust today announced a $10,000 sponsorship of the Plymouth Philharmonic Orchestra, an institution dedicated to connecting and engaging the community through live music for over 98 seasons. The sponsorship will support the orchestra's 2013 Holiday Pops concert series, held at Plymouth's Memorial Hall on December 14th and 15th.

"At Rockland Trust we have a long-standing commitment to actively partnering with local organizations that support our communities," said Christopher Oddleifson, President and CEO of Rockland Trust. "The Plymouth Philharmonic Orchestra is a cornerstone for arts and culture in this community and we're thrilled to support their Holiday Pops this season."

The Plymouth Philharmonic Orchestra's Holiday Pops concerts will be held December 14th at 3:00 p.m. and 8:00 p.m. and on December 15th at 3:00 p.m. The Holiday Pops series will be conducted by Steven Karidoyanes, the Plymouth Philharmonic Orchestra's Conductor and Music Director for 20 seasons. The orchestra will be joined by the South Shore Conservatory's Children's Chorus and the Federal Furnace School's Treble Chorus to present a number of holiday classics.

"Our Holiday Pops brings people together to share an experience, a special time together delighting in the joy and spirit of the holiday season." said Steven Karidoyanes, Conductor and Music Director of the Plymouth Philharmonic Orchestra. "We are grateful to have Rockland Trust as a sponsor to help us continue our mission of bringing the community together through music."

To learn more about the Holiday Pops event or to purchase tickets, please visit http://www.plymouthphil.org/plymouth-philharmonic-concert-3.asp.

About The Plymouth Philharmonic Orchestra

The Plymouth Philharmonic Orchestra is a professional symphony orchestra in its 98th season. Under the guidance of Music Director and Conductor Steven Karidoyanes, the Plymouth Philharmonic Orchestra has taken its place as a major cultural force in Southeastern Massachusetts, earning support from patrons and concert-goers from towns throughout Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Connecticut and Rhode Island. To learn more about The Plymouth Philharmonic Orchestra please visit http://www.plymouthphil.org.

About Rockland Trust

With $5.9 billion in assets, Rockland Trust is a full-service commercial bank headquartered in Massachusetts which provides a wide range of consumer, business, investment, and insurance products and services. Named a Boston Globe "Best Place to Work" for four consecutive years and one of America's "Best Banks" by Forbes for three consecutive years, Rockland Trust's network consists of more than 75 retail branches, 11 commercial lending offices, five investment management, and three residential lending centers in Massachusetts and Rhode Island. To find out why Rockland Trust is the bank "Where Each Relationship Matters®", please visit www.RocklandTrust.com. Member FDIC. Equal Housing Lender.