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Florence Savings Bank Grant

Published on 2018-09-28 by Farah Ameen Community News

Dear Crocker Farm Families,

Each year, Florence Bank gives away $100,000 to community nonprofits through its Community Choice grants program. Florence Bank customers vote for the nonprofit of their choice and all nonprofits getting at least 50 votes receive a grant. The nonprofits receiving the most votes get up to $5,000(!) through this program.

Last year (2017), the ARPS PGO received  almost 100 votes and $1,413. Yay! The grant money went toward classroom support, special projects, field trips, and more.

This year, the PGOs of the ARPS PGO (Crocker Farm, Wildwood, Amherst Middle School, and Amherst High School) are campaigning jointly again to maximize our votes.

** Each Florence Bank account holder is eligible to vote once for the community organization of their choice. **
** The ARPS PGO is urging people to vote (at least please consider voting for) for the “Amherst Regional Public Schools PGO”, the name of our joint non-profit. **

There are 2 easy ways that people can vote:
(1) Online – Visit to view the online voting site & can cast a vote online for the “Amherst Regional Public Schools PGO”.

(2) Paper Ballot. Ballot for printing attached. Ballots are also available at any Florence Bank location.  Ballots should be submitted at the bank or turned into your PGO.

Voting is open until December 3.
Thank you for your support!

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