Centric Bank Contributes $10,500 to Educational Organizations through EITC Program

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Centric Bank donated over $10,000 to community educational organizations through Pennsylvania's EITC program.

Leslie Meck presenting check to representatives from Boys and Girls Club Harrisburg

Leslie Meck, Chief Retail Officer at Centric Bank, presents a check for $1,000 to Richard Long, Esq., board president, and Blake Lynch, Director of Development, of the Boys & Girls Club of Harrisburg.

The EITC program is an important aspect of our community involvement effort, in addition to our employees donating their time and expertise to help local organizations with financial education.

Centric Bank donated $10,500 for the year 2016 to various local educational organizations as part of Pennsylvania’s Education Improvement Tax Credit (EITC) Program. The EITC Program provides eligible businesses with the opportunity to contribute to a Scholarship Organization, Educational Improvement Organization, and/or a Pre-Kindergarten Scholarship Organization and earn a tax credit for the donations.

Recipients of Centric Bank’s EITC contributions for fiscal year 2016 included:

  • Panther Ram Foundation
  • The Salvation Army – Harrisburg Capital City Region
  • Lower Dauphin Falcon Foundation
  • Dauphin County Library
  • Whitaker Center for Science & the Arts
  • Big Brother Big Sister of Bucks County
  • CB Cares Educational Foundation
  • NAWBO Greater Philadelphia Foundation for Women Entrepreneurs
  • Bucks County Children’s Museum
  • Temple University, Engineering Program
  • M.S. Hershey Foundation
  • WITF
  • Boys & Girls Club of Harrisburg
  • Cleve J. Fredricksen Library Association
  • The Camp Hill Lion Foundation
  • Junior Achievement of South Central Pennsylvania

“Centric Bank is proud to contribute funds to local organizations in Central Pennsylvania and the Philadelphia region” said Leslie Meck, Chief Retail Officer. “Supporting our communities is at the core of Centric Bank. The EITC program is an important aspect of our community involvement effort, in addition to our employees donating their time and expertise to help local organizations with financial education.”

About Centric Bank

A three-time Best Places to Work and Top 50 Fastest-Growing Companies for four years, Centric Bank is headquartered in south central Pennsylvania with assets of $510 million and remains the leader in organic loan growth in central Pennsylvania. A locally owned, locally loaned community bank, Centric Bank provides highly competitive and pro-growth financial services to businesses, professionals, individuals, families, and the health care and agricultural industries. With a Five-Star Bauer Financial Rating, Centric Bank, named a Top 100 SBA 7(a) Lender in the United States in 2016, also ranked #1 in approved SBA 7(a) loans in the Eastern District as of December 31, 2016. The bank is a Top 20 Lender for SBA 7(a) Loans in the Philadelphia Region.

Founded in 2007, Pennsylvania-based Centric Bank has financial centers located in Harrisburg, Hershey, Mechanicsburg, and Camp Hill, and loan production offices in Lancaster and suburban Philadelphia. To learn more about Centric Bank, call 717.657.7727 or visit CentricBank.com. Connect with them on Twitter at @CentricBank and Facebook at Centric Bank.

Centric Financial Corporation is traded over the counter (OTC-Pink) with the ticker symbol CFCX.

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