First & Farmers Donates $10,000 to Lindsey Wilson Fund
Posted on Wednesday, July 01, 2009 [12:30 PM]
|LWC President William T. Luckey Jr. is
presented Wednesday morning with a $10,000 check for the Lindsey
Wilson Fund by First & Farmers National Bank President Ann
Martin. At right is First & Farmers Assistant Vice President
Martin Marsha Bennett.
COLUMBIA, Ky. -- First & Farmers National Bank of Columbia
knows the value of Lindsey Wilson College to the Columbia-Adair
That's why the bank on Wednesday contributed $10,000 to the Lindsey Wilson Fund. The donation will be used
to provide scholarship aid for Columbia-Adair County residents to
attend Lindsey Wilson. During the 2008-09 school year, more than
300 Columbia-Adair County residents attended LWC.
"First & Farmers supports Lindsey Wilson because Lindsey
Wilson is one of Adair County's most important assets," said First
& Farmers National Bank President Ann Martin. "We appreciate
everything Lindsey Wilson does for this community and its
Martin knows from experience the difference LWC makes in
people's lives. She is a 1975 graduate of the college; and her son
Ross is a 2005 Lindsey Wilson graduate who is enrolled dental
school at the University of Louisville.
And First & Farmers has hired its share of LWC
"We know firsthand the value of Lindsey Wilson because we have
hired a lot of their graduates," Martin said. "An educated
workforce is a key component of a community's economic-development
strategy, and we are thankful Lindsey Wilson is committed to
meeting this region's educational needs."
LWC officials say they are grateful for the support from First
& Farmers National Bank.
"These are challenging times for higher education, but one
reason Lindsey Wilson continues to grow and expand is because we
have wonderful support from our local community," said LWC
President William T. Luckey Jr. "Because of partners such as First
& Farmers National Bank, Lindsey Wilson can continue serve the
vital role of meeting our region's educational needs."
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