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Pittston Library Benefits from Employee Dress Down Day

Jeans for a Cause raises funds for a different organization every month

FNCB, locally-based for over 100 years, recently presented representatives from the Pittston Memorial Library, a member of the Luzerne County Library System, with a $918 donation raised through a bank wide “Jeans for a Cause” dress down day in April.

Founded in 1984, the Luzerne County Library System (LCLS) serves the approximately 320,000 residents of Luzerne County and is comprised of ten branches. The Pittston Memorial Library is located at 47 Broad Street servicing Pittston and the surrounding municipalities.

The organization was nominated by Karen Smith, Assistant Vice President, Commercial Officer.

“As a mother of a two year old, I value the importance of reading and the impact it has on a child’s development,” said Smith. We frequent the Children’s Room at the Pittston Library and enjoy the friendly environment as well as the activities offered. I am happy to support the library which is a valuable resource in our community.”

The support of the Pittston Memorial Library 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.


Pittston Library

FNCB presents a $918 donation to representatives from the Pittston Memorial Library raised through their Jeans for a Cause dress down day in April. The fundraising effort encourages employees to make a small donation in exchange for the opportunity to wear jeans to work one Friday every month. FNCB provides a corporate match of all donations collected. L-R: Kristin Boettger, Pittston Library Children's Librarian, Karen M. Smith, FNCB Assistant Vice President, Commercial Officer; and Patricia Joyce, Pittston Library Executive Director

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