FNCB Donates $1,000 to Helping Hands Society

Funds will provide pre-school scholarships

First National Community Bank (FNCB), locally-based for over 100 years, today announced a $1,000 donation to the Helping Hands Society of Hazleton through the Pennsylvania Education Improvement Tax Credit (EITC) program. Since 2010, FNCB has contributed over $1,000,000 to local educational and scholarship organizations through the program.

The Helping Hands Society is a non-profit organization serving special needs children and their families by providing educational and therapeutic services. From birth to school-age children, their programs are designed to offer each student a unique and enriching experience. Helping Hands Society also provides preschool and toddler classes, academic tutoring and parent counseling.

The support of the Helping Hands Society is part of FNCB’s larger Community Caring initiative. As a true, local community bank, FNCB is making a difference through volunteerism, donations and outreach programs.

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First National Community Bank, locally-based for over 100 years, continues as Northeastern Pennsylvania's premier community bank - offering a full suite of personal, small business and commercial banking solutions with industry-leading mobile, online and in-branch products and services. FNCB remains dedicated to the communities they serve with an on-going mission to be: Simply a better bank™. For more information, visit www.fncb.com.

Helping Hands Society

First National Community Bank (FNCB) presents a $1,000 Education Improvement Tax Credit (EITC) donation to the Helping Hands Society of Hazleton. The donation will help provide tuition assistance to students enrolled in the pre-school program. Back row L-R: Debbie Skurkis, FNCB Wilkes-Barre Community Office Manager; Mary Beth Koch, Helping Hands Society Executive Director; and Karen Smith, FNCB Commercial Lending Officer. Front row: Preschool student Jasmine.

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