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Northwest Bank presents EITC donation to Community Foundation

October 4, 2013

Photo submitted Shown in front row from left to right are Don Valone, ECCF board president and Kevin Oknefski, SVP, district manager from Northwest Savings Bank (NWS), along with Paula Fritz Eddy, Foundation Executive Director, shown in the second row. In the top row are Linda Decker, NWS branch manager, Lori Nussbaum; NWS administrative support and Barbie Cummings NWS trust officer.

Recently Northwest Savings Bank presented a $40,000 check to the Elk County Community Foundation to be utilized as part of the Educational Improvement Tax Credit Program (EITC) which will make grants available to area public schools to support innovative educational programs that do not fall within the typical academic program.
The funds for these innovative programs are administered and distributed through the foundation, which has been designated to serve as an Educational Improvement Organization by the Pennsylvania Department of Community and Economic Development.

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