WaterStone Bank launches program for first responders

Freeman Staff

Jan. 10, 2019

WAUWATOSA — WaterStone Bank has created a program to serve area first responders called HERO.

According to the announcement, the “HERO acronym was chosen to reflect the selflessness of this population and stands for ‘Honoring Emergency Responding Officials.’” The program is an add-on feature for personal checking accounts and offers a number of benefits including $100 with direct deposit, 3-in-1 escape tool upon enrollment in the program, annual voucher for a free U.S. flag, no fee ATM transactions, no fee overdraft protection transfers, no fee money orders, and more.

“Every day, first responders put their own lives on the line to ensure our safety. Water-Stone Bank would like to recognize these unsung heroes with banking products and services that show our gratitude for their bravery,” said Doug Gordon, WaterStone Bank president and CEO, in a statement.