First Priority Bank, a Division of Mid Penn Bank, today presented Big Brothers Big Sisters of Berks County, PA, with a $2,500 check. The check was presented as part of the PA EITC program which helps BBBS of Berks support our SMART (Students & Mentors Achieving Results Together) program at Conrad Weiser, Hamburg, and Oley Valley School Districts.
Casework Manager Liz Werner (far left in picture) — who coordinates SMART at Conrad Weiser — accepted the check. Others in the picture (from left to right) are: Turie Sotzin (Community Relations Officer, First Priority Bank), BBBS Executive Director Jim Smith, Amy Leed (Asst. Vice President & Branch Manager), and Peter Johnson (Vice President & Commercial Loan Manager).
EITC contributors have donated more than $27,000 this year to help fund our SMART program. Other contributors included:
- Avalon Insurance Company ($5,000)
- BB&T ($2,500)
- East Penn Manufacturing ($7,000)
- Mitsubishi Chemical Advanced Materials ($5,000)
- UPMC Health Plan ($1,000)
- VIST Bank ($2,500)
- Wast Management ($1,000)
- Weis Markets ($1,000)