Class of 2012 helps five local organizations
First National Community Bank (FNCB), the largest community bank in Northeastern Pennsylvania, today announced the 2012 graduating class from its Emerging Leaders program. The Emerging Leaders Program is a year-long employee development course that focuses on building leadership skills and teamwork.
As part of the program, participants designed team-based projects aimed at meeting specific needs in the local community. Organizations benefiting from FNCB community service projects included; American Red Cross, Children's Advocacy Center of NEPA, Ronald McDonald House, Commission on Economic Opportunity and Head Start.
Overall, Emerging Leader teams raised $5,000 and volunteered over 250 hours to their respective organizations.
"The Emerging Leaders Program has been such a success both professionally and personally for the participants, said Senior Vice President, Human Resources Officer Donald Ryan. "It has become a great way to not only develop future leaders at FNCB but make an impact in the community."
The FNCB Emerging Leaders program is part of a larger Community Caring initiative. Through outreach programs, donations and an employee volunteer network, FNCB is committed to helping the communities they serve.
Founded in 1910, FNCB supports its mission: Simply a better bank(tm) with an endless commitment to the communities they serve. With 21 branches throughout Lackawanna, Luzerne, Monroe, and Wayne counties, FNCB is the largest community bank in Northeastern Pennsylvania leading the way in personal, small business and commercial banking solutions. For more information, visit www.fncb.com
Members of the FNCB class of 2012 Emerging Leaders Program gather at their commencement ceremony. Participants in the program designed team-based projects aimed at meeting specific needs in the local community. Five organizations - American Red Cross, Children's Advocacy Center of NEPA, Ronald McDonald House, Commission on Economic Opportunity and Head Start benefited through fundraisers and volunteer hours. L-R: Tara Montini, Tiffany Bator, JoAnna Grasso, Nadine Limongelli, Nate Sives, Ashley Bryant, Sandra Yesuvida, Dr. Matthew Sowcik, Wilkes University; Ashley Tomko, Anthony Carra, Edina Trexler, Kerryn Arnold, Pat Ehnot, Karen Smith, Cheryl Carter, Frank Kost, Mary Theresa Constantino, Jeff Cosmark, Mike Vacula, Kristine Gillen, JoAnn Kotlowski, Rich Walsh and Stephanie McDonald.