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Photo Release -- WSFS Announces Winners of the 6th Annual Pet Photo Contest

WILMINGTON, Del., Jan. 27, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- WSFS Financial Corporation (Nasdaq:WSFS), the parent company of WSFS Bank, today announced the winners of the 6th Annual Pet Photo Contest. The "Best in Show", "Most Personality" and "Kids & Pets" categories were chosen by a panel of judges from the Delaware Humane Association, and the "Online Popular Vote" was selected by the highest number of votes through the website. Participants were encouraged to vote for their favorite pet photos once per day during the contest period. Winners can be viewed online by visiting www.wsfspetcontest.com.

Pictured above (left to right) Debra Radcliff, DHA Director of Operations with Suzy; Rick Wright, WSFS Chief Retail Banking Officer; Stephanie Heist, WSFS Director of Communications; Greg Munson, DHA Director of Development; and Patrick Carroll, DHA Executive Director.


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"The 6th Annual Pet Photo Contest was another great success with many photo submissions from a wide array of pets including dogs, cats, horses and even pigs," said Rick Wright, Executive Vice President and Chief Retail Banking Officer. "Connecting with our Customers and community friends in this unique way, while also supporting the Delaware Humane Association, is always such a great experience for us all."

The "Best in Show" winner was Austin, a 4-year old American Bulldog and Pit Bull mix submitted by Deanne Bell of Wilmington, Del. Kim Gold of Wilmington, Del. and her 2-year old Boxer, Daisy, were the winners of the "Most Personality" category, while Titan, a 3-year old Great Dane and his playmate submitted by Maricia Snavely of Newark, Del. took home the first place in "Kids & Pets." The "Online Popular Vote" winner was Tank, a 4-year old Bullmastiff from Wilmington, Del. submitted by Robin W. C. Rusnak. Winners each received a $250 Concord Pet Foods & Supplies gift card.

In addition, WSFS Bank donated $2,500 to the Delaware Humane Association to help them further their mission to act as a voice for companion animals and to enhance their welfare by providing temporary shelter, spay/neuter services, humane education programs and adoption/placement resources.

About WSFS Financial Corporation

WSFS Financial Corporation is a multi-billion dollar financial services company. Its primary subsidiary, WSFS Bank, is the largest and oldest bank and trust company headquartered in the Delaware Valley with $4.8 billion in assets on its balance sheet and $8.9 billion in fiduciary assets, including approximately $1.2 billion in assets under management. WSFS operates from 55 offices located in Delaware (45), Pennsylvania (8), Virginia (1) and Nevada (1) and provides comprehensive financial services including commercial banking, retail banking and trust and wealth management. Other subsidiaries or divisions include Christiana Trust, WSFS Investment Group, Inc., Cypress Capital Management, LLC and Cash Connect®, Array Financial and Arrow Land Transfer. Serving the Delaware Valley since 1832, WSFS is the seventh oldest bank in the United States continuously operating under the same name. For more information, please visit wsfsbank.com.

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CONTACT: Cortney T. Klein (302) 571-5253 cklein@wsfsbank.com

Source:WSFS Financial Corporation