Emlenton, Pennsylvania, February 12, 2021 – The Farmers National Bank of Emlenton recently donated $144,000 to local educational organizations through the Pennsylvania Educational Improvement Tax Credit (EITC) program.
The EITC program provides tax credits for eligible businesses to contribute to educational improvement organizations and/or scholarship organizations. Since 2002, Farmers has donated more than $1.7 million through this program.
“Since opening our doors in 1900, Farmers has been committed to enriching our communities through empowering the next generation. As our environment continues to evolve, we recognize that laying a strong educational foundation remains an integral component to future success among our youth. Farmers is proud to participate in the EITC program as they provide invaluable educational support and opportunities within our local communities,” noted William C. Marsh, Chairman of the Board, President and Chief Executive Officer of The Farmers National Bank of Emlenton.
For the 2020-2021 academic year, Farmers donated to the following organizations through the EITC Program: Boy Scouts of America (Moraine Trails Council), Brockway Center for Arts and Technology, Brockway Schools and Community Education Foundation, Brookville Area Raider Scholastic Foundation, Butler County Community College Education Foundation, Inc., Clarion Limestone Area Scholastic Foundation, Inc., Clarion University Foundation, Inc., DuBois Area Schools Educational Foundation, Elk County Community Foundation, Keystone Elk County Alliance, Keystone School District Education Foundation, Keystone SMILES Community Learning Centers, Inc., Pennsylvania State University Philanthropic Fund, Saint Marys Area School District Foundation, Inc., Seneca Valley Foundation, The Union Enhancement Foundation, Children's Scholarship Fund of PA (Immaculate Conception Endowment Fund and Penn Christian Academy), Christian Life Academy Scholarship Fund, Scholastic Opportunity Scholarship Fund (St. Kilian Parish School), STAR Foundation (DuBois Central Catholic, Elk County Catholic, St. Leo's Catholic, St. Patrick’s Catholic, St. Stephen’s Catholic and Venango Catholic Schools), WPA K-12 Education Scholarship Fund, Phase 4 Learning Center and The Neighborhood Academy.
About The Farmers National Bank of Emlenton:
The Farmers National Bank of Emlenton is an independent, nationally chartered, FDIC-insured community commercial bank headquartered in Emlenton, Pennsylvania, operating 20 full-service offices in Allegheny, Butler, Clarion, Clearfield, Crawford, Elk, Jefferson, Mercer, and Venango Counties, Pennsylvania and Hancock County, West Virginia. The Bank is a wholly owned subsidiary of Emclaire Financial Corp (NASDAQ: “EMCF”). For more information, please visit the website at www.farmersnb.com or call 877-862-9270. EOE, M/F/D/V, Equal Housing Lending, Member FDIC