Funding will provide pre-school scholarships to deserving families
First National Community Bank (FNCB), the largest community bank in Northeastern Pennsylvania, announced a
$3,775 donation to the Wilkes-Barre Family YMCA as part of its $181,000 Education Improvement Tax Credit
(EITC) commitment for 2012. The donation will be used to provide scholarships and program funding for the
YMCA's pre-school programs.
"Nearly 50% of children attending day care and pre-school at the YMCA receive financial aid,' said Jim Thomas,
Wilkes-Barre YMCA Executive Director. "This contribution from FNCB enables us to
provide services to families and children in our community who would otherwise
not have access to child care. With this generous contribution the YMCA, FNCB,
and families are working together to build a strong community."
The support of the Wilkes-Barre Family YMCA represents part of FNCB's 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™ 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
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Representatives from First National Community Bank (FNCB) present a $3775 Education Improvement Tax
Credit (EITC) donation to the Wilkes-Barre Family YMCA. The donation will be used to provide scholarships and
program funding for the pre-school programs at the YMCA where 50% of children enrolled are in need of financial
assistance. From left: Debra Skurkis, FNCB Assistant Vice-President, Wilkes-Barre Community Office; Jim
Thomas, Executive Director, Greater Wilkes-Barre YMCA; and Joseph Angelella, FNCB Vice President,
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