Mars National Bank Supports Local Education Through Scholarship and Improvement Programs

Mars, PA, November 27, 2014 --( Mars National Bank donated $30,000 earmarked for 14 schools or education programs in Allegheny and Butler Counties. The donations were made through the Educational Improvement Tax Credit Program of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. Donations included funding for student scholarships and educational improvement programs. The donations were all made in the 2014 calendar year. This is the fourth year that Mars National Bank contributed to these types of education programs.

“Our mission as a community bank is to invest in the people, businesses and organizations in our area,” said James V. Dionise, President and Chief Executive Officer of Mars National Bank. “Donating to supports scholarships and educational improvement is an important investment in our region’s future.”

Schools and educational programs receiving funding included: Christ the Divine Teacher Catholic Academy, Eden Christian Academy, Family Guidance, George Junior Republic, Girls Hope of Pittsburgh, Holy Family Foundation, Holy Sepulcher School, Homeless Children's Education Fund, Mars Planet Foundation, Neighborhood Housing Services, North Catholic High School, Pine Richland Opportunities Fund, Seneca Valley Foundation, and St. Killian School.

Mars National Bank and its employees are committed to supporting our communities through volunteerism and financial donations.

Mars National Bank is one true community bank focused on combining the products and technology that its customers need while maintaining its focus on long-term customer relationships.

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