Through the ABC program, Sunflower Bank and First National 1870 made donations in support of education in the community.

According to Sunflower Bank, this year Dodge City schools received $8,949 with an additional $500 for winning the ABC Program Team Spirit competition.

"We’d like to thank Sunflower Bank and First National 1870’s customers and communities for helping make this year’s ABC Program a success," said Mollie Carter, chairwoman of Sunflower Bank. "The ABC Program is an important way that we partner with local educational and financial literacy initiatives everywhere we serve.

"Providing much needed support to local schools and encouraging academic achievement in our youth is how we help make possibilities a reality for our communities."

The ABC Program has donated $1,321,000 in support of education in Colorado, Kansas, Missouri, New Mexico and Texas since its inception in 2001.

Donations from the ABC Program this year totaled $83,046.

The banks made a donation to schools based on every "Spend & Sign & Save" checking and savings account package opened and registered to a participating school from Jan. 1 through March 31.

This is the eighteenth year of the ABC program, and plans are underway to bring the program back next year.

To learn more about the bank’s programs, visit a local branch or their websites at sunflowerbank.com and firstnational1870.com.

 

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