The First National Bank held its annual Hometown Support breakfast June 8 in the conference room of the bank’s main office in Vandalia, with more than 20 local not-for-profits, youth-related groups and charitable organizations received donations.
FNB President/CEO Mike Radliff talked about the important work each of the represented groups does in the community.
Radliff said the need is growing, and First National Bank, as a hometown bank, is glad to support a variety of worthwhile causes.
He also commended FNB employees who volunteer in the community.
Groups represented at the breakfast included Vandalia Caring and Sharing; Friends and Family Fayette County Hospital; Fayette County Extension Foundation; Fayette County Habitat for Humanity; Vandalia HCE; Vandalia Lion’s Club; SAFE; Summer Lunches for Kids; Vandalia Fire Department; Vandalia Historical Inc.; Family YMCA of Fayette County; Tools for School; Soroptimist International of Vandalia; Kaskaskia College KICK program; Vandalia FFA; Vandalia Beautification; Fayette County Cancer Fund; Ramsey American Legion Post #460; St. Joseph’s Food Pantry and Clothes Closet; and Diamond in the Ruff.
Additional organizations received donations but were unable to send a representative to the event.
According to John Goldsmith, FNB marketing director, First National Bank’s check presentations during the breakfast totaled $5,875.
FNB has locations in Vandalia, Ramsey, Patoka, Mulberry Grove, and Greenville.