Jamestown Gazette

Lake Shore Savings Bank Dedicates Administrative Headquarters to Honor Former Chairman of the Board

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Lake Shore Savings Bank

Lake Shore Savings Bank unveiled the renamed “Michael E. Brunecz Administration Building” in recognition of the former Chairman of the Board of Directors, Michael E. Brunecz.

Lake Shore’s success as a mission-driven community banking institution is attributable to the leadership of its Board of Directors. Mr. Brunecz leaves a lasting legacy having served Lake Shore as Chairman from 1993 to his retirement in 2013, helping guide the institution through its significant period of growth. Lake Shore’s President and CEO, Daniel Reininga stated that “the effectiveness of the Board and success of the Bank have been greatly influenced by Mr. Brunecz’s visionary leadership and steadfast commitment to Lake Shore’s approach to “Putting People First” by helping its employees, energizing its employees, respecting its shareholders, and serving its community”.

Mr. Brunecz, an avid golfer and fisherman, stated he was “Humbled by the honor and shares this recognition with his wife of 62 years, Cynthia,” with whom he counts 10 children, 7 grandchildren, and 2 great grandchildren. Born in Cleveland, OH, Mr. Brunecz moved to Chautauqua County with his family. A graduate of Jamestown Community College and Case Western University, in 1969 he became the owner of Office Concepts, a family owned and operated retail and wholesale office furniture company. Mr. Brunecz stated the area “was a great place to raise a family”, so it was only fitting that he was joined by his family for the ribbon cutting ceremony in Dunkirk. Also present were Lake Shore Savings President and CEO, Daniel Reininga; former Chairman of the Board, Mr. Gary Winger; current Chairman of the Board, Mr. Kevin Sanvidge; as well as board members and employees of Lake Shore.

About Lake Shore

Lake Shore Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ:LSBK) is the mid-tier holding company of Lake Shore Savings Bank, a federally chartered, community-oriented financial institution headquartered in Dunkirk, New York. The Bank has eleven full-service branch locations in Western New York, with five locations in Chautauqua County, New York and six locations in Erie County, New York. The Bank offers a broad range of retail and commercial lending and deposit services. The Company’s common stock is traded on the NASDAQ Global Market as “LSBK”. Additional information about the Company is available at www.lakeshoresavings.com.

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