First Citizens makes major grant to Hub City
The First Citizens Foundation has awarded $15,000 to Hub City Writers Project to support programming at the Hub City Bookshop.
"First Citizens is proud to support Hub City Writers Project as it provides workshops, author visits and programming events for the local community," said Emma Harrill, Private Banking Group Relationship Manager and Vice President for First Citizens. "The organization has enhanced the cultural vitality of downtown Spartanburg over the past decade, and we look forward to Hub City’s future initiatives."
"The funds awarded by First Citizens give us the opportunity to develop new, engaging programming," said Betsy Teter, executive director of Hub City Writers Project. "We are grateful for First Citizens’ generous support as we continue to enhance participants’ learning and educational experience, and nurture writers and readers of all ages."
First Citizens Bancorporation, Inc., is the parent company of First Citizens Bank and Trust Company, Inc. First Citizens Bank offers services in commercial and retail banking through its more than 180 offices in South Carolina and Georgia. As of Sept. 30, 2013, First Citizens Bancorporation, Inc., had total consolidated assets of $8.20 billion. For more information, visit the First Citizens website at www.firstcitizensonline.com. Local branches are located at 450 E. Henry St., 305 N. Church St., and 1894 East Main Street.