Bangor Savings Bank Grant Initiative 

Bangor Savings Bank kicked-off this year’s grant initiative by giving out its first check Friday.The bank awarded $5,000 to the Acadia Hospital’s suicide prevention program.Bank officials say they let the people of Maine choose which non-profits the grant money should go to.This year, 82,000 Mainers voted for 1,900 non-profits.The bank plans to give out eight, $5,000 grants to the top vote getters, and 60 non-profits will receive $1,000 grants.