WILMINGTON, Del., May 9, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Supporting the Delaware Center for Horticulture, a team of eight volunteers from WSFS Bank (Nasdaq:WSFS) gathered on May 7, 2013 to help plant 39 containers in front of the William T. McLaughlin Public Safety Building in downtown Wilmington to prepare for the 375th Anniversary of the New Sweden Colony. In 1638, Delaware's first permanent European settlers from Sweden and Finland arrived on the Kalmar Nyckel and landed around the site of Fort Christina in Wilmington. On May 11, King Carl XVI Gustaf and Queen Silvia of Sweden, and Finland's Speaker of the Parliament Eero Heinäluoma, will visit Wilmington to mark this special occasion.
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About WSFS Financial Corporation
WSFS Financial Corporation is a multi-billion dollar financial services company. Its primary subsidiary, WSFS Bank, is the oldest, locally-managed bank and trust company headquartered in Delaware with $4.4 billion in assets on its balance sheet and $17.0 billion in fiduciary assets, including approximately $1.1 billion in assets under management. WSFS operates from 51 offices located in Delaware (42), Pennsylvania (7), 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®. 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 www.wsfsbank.com.
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