From l to r: David Van Buskirk, Assistant VP & Business Development Officer, First County Bank; Mary Franco, President, Norwalk Hospital Foundation, VP, Public Affairs, Norwalk Hospital; Karen Kelly, Senior VP & Chief Marketing Officer Marketing/Sales/Product Development, First County Bank; Joyce Bretherton, Administration, Foundation, Norwalk Health Services
In support of Norwalk Hospital’s Project LEAN, First County Bank Foundation awards a $10,000 grant to Norwalk Hospital Foundation. Project LEAN is a program that helps reduce childhood obesity at Jefferson Elementary School in Norwalk. Due to the success of the program, First County Bank Foundation increased the grant from $7,500 in 2012 to $10,000 this year.
Established in 2001, the First County Bank Foundation was created to distribute funds annually to nonprofit organizations that support community and economic development for children and families. As a mutual bank with no shareholders, First County Bank considers contributions made by the foundation a means of paying dividends back to the local communities it serves.