First County Bank donates books, awards grant to Greenwich Alliance for Education

First County Bank employees donated boxes of new children’s books to the Greenwich Alliance for Education. Employees rallied to support reading and book ownership for children. In addition, First County Bank Foundation awarded the Alliance with a 2015 grant of $5,000 to support their Going Places With Books program.

About First County Bank Foundation

Established in 2001 in honor of the Bank’s 150th anniversary, 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 without shareholders, First County Bank considers contributions made by the foundation a means of paying dividends back to the local communities it serves.

About First County Bank

First County Bank, headquartered in Stamford, Conn. for more than 164 years, is an independent mutual community bank with 15 branches in Stamford, Greenwich, Darien, New Canaan, Norwalk and Westport offering deposit products, mortgages, trust and investment services, business banking services, mobile and online banking. First County Bank has more than 220 employees and assets in excess of $1.4 billion. For additional information, visit firstcountybank.com. Become a fan by clicking “Like” on the bank’s Facebook page at http://www.facebook.com/firstcountybank. Follow it on Twitter at http://www.twitter.com/firstcountybank or look for First County Bank on LinkedIn at http://www.linkedin.com/company/920207.

First County Bank employees AnnaMarie Bocuzzi, VP, First County Advisors, Jack Dowling, AVP, Business Banking, and Jeff Robinson, AVP, Greenwich branch manager recently visited a class with Julie Faryniarz, executive director of Greenwich Alliance for Education, to distribute books and read with the students. First County Bank employees donated the books to provide each child with a book of their own to take home and start their own library. Additional books donated help stock the Greenwich Alliance for Education’s Going Places With Books Story Mobile.

First County Bank employees AnnaMarie Bocuzzi, VP, First County Advisors, Jack Dowling, AVP, Business Banking, and Jeff Robinson, AVP, Greenwich branch manager recently visited a class with Julie Faryniarz, executive director of Greenwich Alliance for Education, to distribute books and read with the students. First County Bank employees donated the books to provide each child with a book of their own to take home and start their own library. Additional books donated help stock the Greenwich Alliance for Education’s Going Places With Books Story Mobile.

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