Generations Bank announced that they will be unveiling the permanent home for four community bells of distinction outside their headquarters location in Seneca Falls on Friday, September 23, 2022.
The four bells commemorate the passage of the 19th Amendment, the 175th anniversary of the ITT Goulds Pump charter, the 175th anniversary of the Generations Bank charter and the 75th anniversary of the “It’s a Wonderful Life Movie.” The bells will be fully functional at the new location. A fifth bell, the original Wescott Ruler bell owned by the Seneca Falls Historical Society, will be added to the location at a later date.
“We are excited and honored to be able to display these bells of distinction in front of our headquarters to celebrate the history of our community with local residents and tourists for generations to come” states Menzo Case, President & CEO of Generations Bank.
Generations plans to hold a public unveiling event with light fare and refreshments on Friday, September 23, 2022, at 4pm to kick off the National Women’s Hall of Fame Induction Weekend. Speakers from the businesses and organizations associated with the bells will talk about the significance, including elected officials: Senator Pamela Helming, Assemblymen Jeff Gallahan, and Town of Seneca Falls Supervisor Mike Ferrara.
A free, community celebration of The National Women’s Hall of Fame Induction Festival will follow at People’s Park which will include live music, family-friendly activities, vendors, and a fireworks display to conclude the night.