Press Releases

Check out what’s been happening here at Avidia. Learn about new products and services, what area organizations we have recently supported, bank promotions and more!

Press contact Info: Mike Allard, SVP, Director of Marketing. 774-760-1206.


Local artist creates children’s financial literacy coloring book

Avidia Bank has revamped their Avidia Savings Adventure Account, which is their savings account designed specifically for children.  The account includes their mascot, known as Max McNickel, who was named ten years ago by Avidia Employee, Patrice Wozniak, through a naming contest.  Max is a white piggy bank that shares his savings adventures in the branches and on social media.

Read the full story here.


Avidia Bank receives Bauer five-star rating

BauerFinancial, the nation’s premier bank rating firm, has recently announced that Avidia Bank has secured a five-star rating. This is the highest rating they bestow upon a financial institution.

Read the full press release here. 


Avidia Bank Raising Its Minimum Wage to Double the Federal Standard; Increasing Charitable Giving

Hudson-based Avidia Bank is raising its minimum wage to $15 an hour effective February 19, and sharing the benefits of the recent tax reform with their employees in the form of adding toits employee bonuses.

Read the press release here. 


Avidia Bank celebrates grand opening of Framingham branch

Local officials and members of the business community joined Avidia Bank’s management team Sept. 27 to celebrate the grand opening of the bank’s newest location at 270 Cochituate Road in Framingham.  The one-of-a-kind facility will contain a unique digital experience as well as a team of expert bank representatives from the consumer, investment and commercial groups to serve the banking needs in Framingham, officials said. The new building features light colors and modern materials, including insulated metal panels and glass.