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First National Bank of Breckenridge employees help United Fund move closer to goal

First National Bank of Breckenridge employees help United Fund move closer to goal
March 17
11:56 2023

By Carla McKeown/Breckenridge Texan

For the eighth consecutive year, First National Bank of Breckenridge achieved 100 percent participation in the Breckenridge United Fund’s annual fundraising drive and the bank has matched the employees’ donations.

On Wednesday morning FNB President Kevin Simmons and the bank’s employees presented a check to Sherry and Les Strickland with United Fund, helping the charity move closer to its 2022-23 goal. As the First National staff gathered in the bank’s lobby, the Stricklands thanked them on behalf of the United Fund.

United Fund President Sherry Strickland said that, as of March 15, the fundraising campaign is at 75 percent of its $19,800 goal.

The United Fund is a local group that collects donations to support a variety of organizations. This year, the United Fund will make donations to the following:

  • Breckenridge Fine Arts Center
  • Breckenridge Library
  • Breckenridge Little League
  • Cub Scout Pack #81
  • Girl Scout Troop #8356
  • Dr. Goodall’s House
  • Friends of Historic Breckenridge
  • Meals on Wheels
  • Stephens County Agriculture & Community Center
  • Stephens County Child Welfare Board
  • Stephens County Humane Society
  • Swenson Memorial Museum
  • The Open Door
  • The SHAC (School Health Advisory Committee)

Anyone who would like to donate may mail a check to: United Fund of Breckenridge, Inc., P.O. Box 170, Breckenridge, TX 76424. Or, donations may be made online on the United Fund website.


Cutline, top photo: First National Bank President Kevin Simmons presents a donation to United Fund President Sherry Strickland, center, and Les Strickland, right, on behalf of the bank’s employees. FNB employees who contributed to the United Fund include Anna Castro, Anna Easter, Braxton Post, Brenda Deubler, Carol Mace, Cindy Spencer, Connie Wooten, Jenae Trejo, Jennifer Herrington, Nayeli Hernandez, Jonathon Newton, Joyce Toland, Kasey Ragle, Ken Taylor, Kendra Cornett, Laura Davila, Libbie Speer, Clint Myrick, Pam Richardson, Renee Funderburg, Sabrina Gilbreath, Sarah Shockley, Sharron Brown, Sonia Sikes, Terry Parks, Tina Robinson and Wendy Moorhouse. (Photo by Tony Pilkington/Breckenridge Texan)


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