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FNB donation puts United Fund over halfway mark

FNB donation puts United Fund over halfway mark
January 04
10:02 2018

First National Bank has once again achieved 100 percent participation in donations to the United Fund of Breckenridge, with the bank matching the employees’ contributions for a total of $2,000.

That brings the United Fund total to $11,113, more than halfway to this year’s goal of $22,155, according to Sherry Strickland, United Fund president.

Kevin Simmons, president of FNB and treasurer of the United Fund, said that First National Bank has been a supporter of the charitable organization since its beginnings.

The United Fund of Breckenridge is in the midst of its annual fundraising campaign, and volunteers have been contacting businesses and individuals, seeking donations, which stay in the community and benefit a variety of local organizations.

The 17 organizations that will receive donations from the United Fund this year are:

  • Breckenridge Girls Softball Association
  • Girl Scouts
  • Cub Scouts/BSA
  • Meals on Wheels
  • Breckenridge Junior Bucks
  • Open Door
  • Breckenridge Little League, Inc.
  • School Health Advisory Committee (SHAC)
  • Breckenridge Fine Arts Center
  • Stephens County Ag & Community Center
  • Breckenridge Library
  • Stephens County Humane Society
  • Breckenridge Youth Soccer
  • Swenson Memorial Museum
  • Goodall’s House
  • Stephens County Child Welfare Board
  • Friends of Historic Breckenridge

Anyone or any business may donate to the United Fund by sending a check to:United Fund of Breckenridge, Inc., P.O. Box 170, Breckenridge, TX 76424.

Additionally, those who want to donate may contact anyone on the Board of Directors for a pledge card. The 2017-18 United Fund Board of Directors are: Sherry Strickland, President; Kevin Simmons, Treasurer; Whitney Fulgham, Secretary; Jean Hayworth, Fund Drive Chairman; and Sandy Broyles, Cassie Griffith, Scott Harris, Lynda Justus, Wayne Justus, Kathy O’Shields, Gary Trammel, Sharon Wimberley and Jeannie Gann.

Also, donations may be taken to First National Bank or Breckenridge InterBank. And, memorial cards are available at Melton-Kitchens Funeral Home and Morehart Mortuary for United Fund donations in memory of a loved one.

Cutline, top photo: First National Bank employees gather in the bank Thursday morning, Jan. 4, as Kevin Simmons, FNB president, presents a check for $2,000 to Sherry Strickland, United Fund president. The bank once again achieved 100 percent participation in donations to the United Fund of Breckenridge. Also pictured are United Fund Board of Directors members, Jean Hayworth, fund drive chairman, far left; Whitney Fulgham, secretary, second from left; Wayne Justus, far right; and Sandy Broyles, second from right. (Photo by Tony Pilkington/Breckenridge Texan)

First National Bank employees contributing to the United Fund of Breckenridge include, in no particular order, Angela Langford, Alice Hunt, Jenae Trejo, Lisa Lockhart, Will Thompson, Joyce Toland, Mary Norred, Kristie Ethridge, Sharron Brown, Anna Easter, Isis Saucedo, Cindy Spencer, Connie Wooten, Kasey Ragle, Earlene Patterson, Rhudie Stratton, Kevin Simmons, Mary Lou Briseno, Linda Whitley, Mike Hinyard, Brenda Deubler, Sharon Pendleton, Sarah Shockley, Alondra Araujo, Tina Robinson, Jonathon Newton, Kelli Brown, Jared McClain, Pam Richardson and Jennifer Herrington. (Photo by Tony Pilkington/Breckenridge Texan)

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