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First Bank Foundation donates to Pee Dee groups

August 3, 2018

FLORENCE, S.C. — First Bank Foundation donated a total of $33,150 to Pee Dee nonprofit groups in July.

On Thursday, the bank held a check presentation to celebrate its donation to more than 30 local organizations.

John Long, executive vice president of the First Bank, said that the bank was proud to give back to the Pee Dee.

“We’ve made a commitment to service excellence,” Long said. “We’re excited to give back to the communities we serve.”

First Bank is headquartered in Southern Pines, North Carolina, and has $5.7 billion is assets with 102 branch locations in North Carolina and South Carolina. First Bank serves the South Carolina market with branches in Cheraw, Dillon, Florence and Latta.

The nonprofit groups that received donations were All 4 Autism, American Heart Association, Big Brothers and Big Sisters, Boys & Girls Club, Building Families, Cheraw Rescue Squad, Chesterfield Family YMCA, Chesterfield Fire Department, Coulter Long National Alumni Association, Fellowship of Christian Athletes, Florence Branch NAACP, Florence County Disabilities Foundation, Florence-Darlington Technical College Foundation, Francis Marion University Foundation, Girl Scout Council of the Pee Dee, Greater Florence Habitat for Humanity, Help 4 Kids Florence, Hospice of Chesterfield County, House of Hope, Junior Leadership Florence Program, Lighthouse Ministries, McCarn Community Ministry Food Bank, Mercy In Me Free Medical Clinic, National Wild Turkey Federation, Northeastern Technical College, Pathfinders United, Pee Dee Area Boy Scouts of America, Pee Dee Area Coalition, Pee Dee Land Trust, Relay For Life, SNAC, St. David’s Cemetery Association, The School Foundation, town of Cheraw Jazz Fest, United Way of Chesterfield County, United Way of Florence and Wallace Rescue Squad.

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