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Media Contact: Leah Ludwig
leah@furiarubel.com / 215-340-0480

Fulton Bank Helps Sponsor the Scientists of Tomorrow

 

DOYLESTOWN, PA, December, 2011 – The Hepatitis B Foundation’s (HBF) High School Enrichment Program recently received a generous $5,000 donation from the Fulton Bank N.A. This contribution was made utilizing the Pennsylvania’s “Educational Improvement Tax Credit” (EITC) program.

The EITC is a state tax credit program that allows businesses to receive tax credits for corporate state tax dollars for monies that they donate to educational programs such as the HBF’s Science Enrichment Program.

The HBF program offers motivated high school students in Bucks County, PA, the opportunity to learn about research,

biotechnology, and entrepreneurship through “hands-on” lab experience and interactive seminars. “It is very rewarding to have the support of the Fulton Bank, a local leader in the financial industry. Their funding is an opportunity to invest in the education of tomorrow’s leaders and entrepreneurs.” said Peggy Farley, HBF Director of Programs.

About Fulton Bank: Fulton Bank is the largest affiliate bank of six banks in Fulton Financial Corporation, a $16 billion regional financial holding company headquartered in Lancaster, PA and providing a variety of financial services throughout Pennsylvania, Maryland, Delaware, New Jersey and Virginia. Fulton Bank’s community-oriented style of banking and commitment to customers enables them to provide the flexibility and timely response customers need, helping the bank sustain mutually satisfying, long-term banking relationships.

About the Hepatitis B Foundation: The Hepatitis B Foundation, celebrating its 20th anniversary as the global authority dedicated to eliminating hepatitis B, is the only national nonprofit organization solely dedicated to finding a cure and improving the quality of life for those affected with hepatitis B worldwide through research, education and patient advocacy. It is headquartered in the Pennsylvania Biotechnology Center, which it created to accelerate its research mission. To learn more, visit www.hepb.org or call (215) 489-4900.

 

 

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