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Tuscarora Educational Foundation receives $5,000 gift from bank

November 19, 2007

MERCERSBURG, Pa. - The First National Bank of Greencastle has made a $5,000 contribution to the Tuscarora Educational Foundation through the Educational Improvement Tax Credit program from the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania for the 2007-08 fiscal year.

The Tuscarora Educational Foundation is a registered, nonprofit organization, administered by a board of community volunteers. It channels tax-deductible contributions into grants and scholarships to provide additional educational projects and programs that directly benefit students in the Tuscarora School District.

Jeff B. Shank, president and CEO of The First National Bank of Greencastle, recently presented the check to Jack J. Hawbaker of the foundation.

"We are pleased to support the Tuscarora Educational Foundation. It is gratifying to know that TEF strives to initiate programs that truly benefit the students, which makes a donation to the foundation one of the best investments we can make," Shank said.

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Hawbaker, TEF chairman, said he is encouraged by the support the bank has provided to the foundation. "We are hopeful that more businesses will follow in the footsteps of The First National Bank of Greencastle by contributing to the foundation," he said.

A subsidiary of Tower Bancorp Inc., The First National Bank of Greencastle operates 16 locations in Franklin and Fulton counties in Pennsylvania, and Washington County in Maryland.

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