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Florida Community Bank Hosts Back to School Supplies Drive at All Banking Centers in July


Florida Community Bank (FCB) invites all surrounding communities of FCB
banking centers to join in on a back to school supplies donation drive.
All FCB banking centers will gladly accept new school supplies during
the month of July and will be donating to more than 45 local children's
organizations throughout 17 counties in Florida. With the support of 46
FCB banking centers, employees, customers and communities across
Florida, these supplies will reach thousands of students.

"We place a great emphasis on philanthropic initiatives within our
organization, due to the connection we believe that lies between our
success as a company and the well-being of our local communities," said
Kent Ellert, President and Chief Executive Officer, Florida Community
Bank. "We are thrilled to welcome the local communities' participation
of all banking centers to ensure children are prepared for the upcoming
school year."

Local children throughout the state of Florida will be able to use these
new collected items to help ensure they have a successful upcoming
school year. Suggested supplies to donate include: backpacks, lunch
totes, notebooks, pencils, eraser, headphones, and Ziploc bags. For the
complete list of organizations that will be receiving the supplies and
suggested items to donate, please visit our website at

Florida Community Bank is committed to supporting the communities in
which they live and serve, and participate in philanthropic efforts
throughout the year. In 2015, FCB launched The Year of the Child
multi-point initiative, which focuses on providing funds and resources
to help children and teens thrive within the community. Other activities
in line with the Year of the Child include FCB's annual Blue Day in
support of child abuse awareness, sneaker drives at all banking centers
and Change for Change for FCB employees to support local foster care
organizations. For more information on FCB's philanthropic initiatives
and to find a local banking center, visit

About Florida Community Bank

Florida Community Bank (NYSE:FCB) is the third largest Florida-based
independent bank, and among the most highly capitalized banks in the
state. Recently awarded a five-star rating from Bauer Financial™, FCB
assets are $9.5 billion, with capital ratios that exceed regulatory
standards by a wide margin. Since its founding in 2010, FCB has been
steadfast in its commitment to delivering personalized service,
innovation, and products and services equal to those offered by the
national banks with an ever-growing team of highly-experienced
associates and financial planning professionals. Similarly, FCB
recognizes the importance of community, fostering a corporate culture
that promotes employee volunteerism at all levels, while supporting
community-based programs and partnerships that help promote greater
financial independence and improved quality of life for families. FCB
serves individuals, businesses and communities across the state with 46
full-service banking centers from east to west, and from Daytona Beach
to Miami-Dade. For more information, visit
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