Penns Woods Bancorp, Inc. Banks Raise Funds for American Heart Association

WILLIAMSPORT, Pa., April 17, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Penns Woods Bancorp, Inc. (Nasdaq:PWOD) holding company for Jersey Shore State Bank and Luzerne Bank, recently sponsored a fundraiser for the American Heart Association which featured an $800 company matching donation. Combined employee and company proceeds of $1,934 were presented to the American Heart Association. To celebrate the successful event, employees wore red shirts and blue jeans to show support for the American Heart Association and its mission to "Build healthier lives, free of cardiovascular diseases and stroke."

According to Richard Grafmyre, CFP®, Penns Woods Bancorp, Inc. President & CEO, "This employee driven event had the full endorsement of our company. We donate to many non-profit groups throughout the year and make a conscious effort to back groups that our employees passionately support. We embrace our role as a community partner for these important events, striving to make them fun and engaging for our employees as well as benefiting the non-profit groups and our customers."

Grafmyre went on to state "the company recently implemented an employee-led Fun Committee geared towards developing opportunities to enhance the work environment for the Luzerne Bank and Jersey Shore State Bank staffs. They are working to unite a fun work environment with charitable giving in our communities."

About Penns Woods Bancorp, Inc.

Penns Woods Bancorp, Inc. is the $1.2 billion parent company of Luzerne Bank and Jersey Shore State Bank. Luzerne Bank operates eight branch offices providing financial services in Luzerne County. Jersey Shore State Bank operates thirteen branch offices providing financial services in Lycoming, Clinton, Centre, and Montour Counties. Investment and insurance products are offered through Jersey Shore State Bank's subsidiary, The M-Group D/B/A The Comprehensive Financial Group.

CONTACT: Lori Strimple 570.320.2056 lori.strimple@jssb.comSource:Penns Woods Bancorp, Inc.