FNB gives Hometown Support checks

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.  

Representatives of local organizations receiving Hometown Support checks from First National Bank. In front, from left to right, are Sandra Leidner, Debbie Sigrist, Janet Elam, Pat Rhodes, Dawn Morgason, Lyn Gartke and Gretta Simon. In the second row are Mary Schulze, Mandy Totten, Hans Christian, Joyce Staff, Dorothy Ann Jenkins, Rebecca Kerkhoff, Mary Harrington, John Hagy and Anna DePaolo. In back are Carl Baker, Ben Frazier, Dalton Whitten, Brent Tedrick, Keith Green, Kurt Simon and Steve Stombaugh.

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