Jenny Saunders, President of FCBank, has announced the top ten charities in FCBank’s 10 Fantastic Charities, a contest in which the Bank will award a total of $10,000 to local non-profit organizations. The nominations for FCBank’s 10 Fantastic Charities in alphabetical order are:
A Kid Again
Colony Cats & Dogs
Family Mentor Foundation
I am Boundless
McConnell Arts Center
National Youth Advocate Program
New Vision Dance Company
The Central Ohio Crohn's and Colitis Foundation
The contest now proceeds to open voting for finalists to receive monetary awards from FCBank. Anyone can vote on FCBank's community Facebook page or at the Worthington office, located at 6600 North High Street, every day from now until Friday, August 9 at 11:59 p.m. Awards will be announced at the final concert on August 11. The three organizations with the most votes will receive $3,500, $2,000, and $1,000, respectively, and the additional seven organizations will each receive $500.
The finalists were announced at tonight’s Worthington Parks & Recreation’s Concerts on the Green event. The Bank is the title sponsor of the free summer long concert series.
“We are thrilled with the community’s support of Concerts on the Green and the support for 10 Fantastic Charities as well,” Ms. Saunders said. “Nearly 1,000 votes were cast for an array of non-profits that serve the Worthington area. The high level of participation is a testament to the vital roles these organizations have in our community.”
To be eligible for the contest, non-profits must be designated as IRS 501(c)(3) organizations and must be located in Central Ohio and serve communities in the Worthington area. Full rules and regulations can be found here.
About Concerts on the Green
Concerts on the Green is a free concert series held on the Northwest Quadrant of the Village Green in Worthington, Ohio (corner of High Street and Dublin-Granville Road) on 13 Sundays throughout the summer. Organized by the Worthington Parks & Recreation Department, the series highlights a diverse range of musical genres. For more information, visit the series website.
FCBank, a division of CNB Bank, is a $3.2 billion bank that has been and will continue to be developed in the Columbus area by local business people. The local decision-making provided at FCBank offers a high level of dedication and service to the communities within the Columbus and Central Ohio region.