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Florida Community Bank supports Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Associates and customers join forces to raise funds and support for patients 

    WESTON, FL – Florida Community Bank (FCB) and its more than 725 associates statewide are supporting Breast Cancer Awareness Month. With statistics showing one in eight women are diagnosed with breast cancer during their life-time, FCB is doing its part to support patients and their families.

During the month of October, participating FCB associates will engage in several activities including a cancer walk, and donations of funds and hair to make wigs for cancer patients. Customers are also invited to donate by dedicating a pink ribbon in honor of someone who has fought cancer. FCB is also conducting a Sock Drive throughout its 51 banking centers, with new socks and slippers collected for local cancer patients.

On Friday, October 26, the bank will host its 5th Annual FCB Pink Day to further promote breast cancer awareness with staff and customers invited to wear pink and enjoy complimentary bites, refreshments and giveaways while supplies last.

“Florida Community Bank is proud of our employees’ commitment on behalf of breast cancer awareness, which pro-foundly impacts the individuals affected and their families,” said Kent Ellert, President and Chief Executive Officer, Florida Community Bank. “Our associates truly embody FCB’s core values of corporate citizenship by serving their communities in meaningful ways.”

FCB’s efforts will support the following local organizations:

Since its founding in 2010, FCB and its employees have supported numerous organizations throughout the state, with nearly 28,000 hours of volunteer service donated to local efforts including youth development programs, affordable housing activities, economic development activities, job creation, neighborhood revitalization and other community-based projects.

 

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