Published in the September 23, 2016 edition

MELROSE – In partnership with Petrone’s Pizza and Beacon Hill Wine and Gourmet, Melrose Cooperative Bank will host a “Fun Friday” event on Friday, September 30th.

The bank’s lobby will be open to the public for a free craft beer tasting from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. where pizza will also be served (21+ with ID required for tasting). Melrose Cooperative Bank will be open for business, and special product offers and free gifts will be available to new and existing customers who visit the bank during the event.

“We truly enjoy hosting local businesses and community members for our Fun Friday events, and have valued the opportunities that we have had so far to support locally-owned establishments,” stated Jeffrey Jones, Melrose Cooperative Bank’s president and CEO. “Our upcoming event is expected to be an enjoyable time, and we hope to again have a great turnout.”

Petrone’s Pizza, located at 438 Main Street in Melrose, offers a wide selection of lunch and dinner options. It’s menu and more information can be found at Beacon Hill Wine and Gourmet, located at 538 Main Street in Melrose, has a diverse selection of wine and beer as well as gourmet food options, cookware and gifts. For additional information, visit

Melrose Cooperative Bank is a community bank dedicated to providing financial resources and support for the community. Products and services include residential mortgages, consumer loans, commercial real estate loans, retirement plans and full-service banking. All deposits are insured in full by the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation and the Share Insurance Fund, up to legal limits. For more information, please visit or