Commonwealth Bank Fulfills Half Million Dollar Pledge to University of The Bahamas

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Commonwealth Bank recently made good on a ten-year pledge of $500,000 to the University of The Bahamas, with its tenth and final annual installment of $50,000. The endowment is proof positive of Commonwealth Bank’s core value to: lead by example and effect positive change in The Bahamas.

“Commonwealth Bank, very much like the University, has seen much change and growth over the last decade. One would only need to look around this vast campus and here in this state-of-the-art library dedicated to study and the advancement of Bahamians, to see the wonderful evolution of a dream realized. It is that very dream that we stand here in support of, today”, said Raymond Winder, President of Commonwealth Bank.

Mr. Winder’s remarks came during a courtesy call to the campus, with University president, Dr. Rodney Smith and other university officials, November 21. Dr. Smith commended and thanked the Bank for its commitment to the support of the University, higher education and the people of The Bahamas.

Commonwealth Bank Ltd. is one of the largest and most successful Bahamian banks in The Bahamas, with $1.72 billion in assets. The Bank continues to lead the industry in service and convenience with twelve branches in New Providence, Abaco, Spanish Wells and Grand Bahama to provide the best possible access to an extensive line of products and services, with full service Saturday Banking at its Golden Gates, Cable Beach, Prince Charles Drive, Wulff Road, CB Plaza, Oakes Field and Mall Drive, Freeport locations.  Commonwealth Bank Ltd. will celebrate sixty years of banking excellence on April 20, 2020. For more information, please visit:

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